Sunday, December 8, 2013 4:00 pm
Carbon fiber has received quite a bit of attention lately, primarily due to its extensive use in Boeing’s high-tech, lighter weight 787 Dreamliner airplanes. But most Americans likely will experience this modern material in a more down-to-earth vehicle, now that automakers increasingly are turning to carbon fiber when planning and building new cars.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
Jonathan Christensen is having fun in the fast lane. The 16-year-old Clements resident has established himself as one of the area’s very best youth cyclists, earning
Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:00 am
Theron R. Lillie was a man of many interests, talents and troubles. He was part of Lodi’s history for probably fewer than 20 years, but he had an impact on a rapidly changing time. He set athletic records, attained a measure of national fame and operated a number of different businesses with his brother that helped usher Lodi into a modern world with telephones and automobiles. But his life ended in tragedy.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 5:00 pm
In extreme sports competitions such as the X Games, some of the world’s gutsiest (some may say craziest) athletes push themselves - and their equipment - to the limit. To help these athletes prevent injuries and perform their best, competitors in sports such as motocross, rallycross, skateboarding, BMX biking and mountain biking depend on the ever-evolving safety gear made possible by a broad mix of tough, cushioning and high-performance plastics.
Sunday, June 30, 2013 6:46 pm
One thinks that Santa Claus would be so used to climate at the North Pole that the last place he would hang out would be in Downtown Lodi on the last day of June.
Saturday, June 29, 2013 12:00 am
Damian Gonzalez has an ultimate, and lofty, vision for the Lodi Cyclefest’s Vintner’s Cup: “I want it to travel the world first class wherever it goes,” the Cyclefest organizer said about the trophy given to winemakers who win the event’s beach cruiser race. “We want winemakers from all over to come out and jump on airplanes and fly to this event.”
Saturday, April 13, 2013 12:00 am
John Teerlink has always had a fascination with science. He majored in comparative religious studies and minored in cell biology at Swarthmore College near Philadelphia. While these areas of study may seem like they are on opposite ends of the spectrum, Teerlink says they have worked together in his favor — they combined his keen interest in science and people.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 6:26 am
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 12:00 am
The San Joaquin Sheriff's Office is still looking for information on a home invasion robbery that left a 93-year-old grandmother severely injured earlier this month.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 12:00 am
A 93-year-old grandmother, who lives on a farm south of Lodi, is suffering from major injuries after being brutally attacked during a home invasion robbery Sunday morning, according to police.
The attack happened on the 3800 block of E. Armstrong Road near Micke Grove Road at about 11:15 a.m. Sunday, and police are looking for information on the crime.
Irene Keszler was home alone while her husband, John, was in their cherry orchard checking on their crop, her grandson, Robert Keszler said.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 12:00 am
If the Lodi Grape Festival didn't get fair activities out of your system last weekend, you can go 15 miles south for another one the next two weekends. The San Joaquin Fair opens Thursday in Stockton.
Thursday, July 26, 2012 12:00 am
Cycling pro and 2011 Tour of California champion Chris Horner will be joining the pack for the annual Clark’s Corner Challenge on Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Ione.
Monday, July 16, 2012 6:14 am
It started as a hum from around the corner. The clicking of changing gears and buzzing bike chains grew louder and louder until the first of a pack of determined cyclists made the turn and bolted along the School Street straight-away. The crowd hollered, cheered and rang cowbells to show their support for the athletes who moved at up to 40 miles per hour over the cobblestones of Downtown.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:00 am
Hundreds of cyclists invade Downtown Lodi this Sunday, July 15, for the city’s annual Cycle Fest, which will feature food, prizes and exciting biking races throughout the day.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 12:00 am
Shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, 10 men and women glided out of the House of Coffees parking lot, all pedaling to the same destination.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:00 am
Forget video games, 7-year-old Gavin Longoria of Galt has always
been the adventurous type.
Saturday, January 7, 2012 12:00 am
Love and matchmaking, among other things, was on the editor's
mind in the Dec. 11, 1896 issue of the new weekly Lodi Sun
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:00 am
Dave Kafton has a thing for motorcycles — not your average
motorcycle, but cycles built prior to 1935.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 12:00 am
Since 8 a.m. Thursday, the Lodi Police Department received 637
calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:00 am
Sometimes things have a way of working themselves out. That
certainly was the case for Lodi’s Brandon Tate on Sunday at the
Lodi Cycle Fest. About a month after Tate’s beach cruiser bike was
stolen out of his backyard, along with his wife’s beach cruiser,
Tate was awarded a brand new one.
Monday, July 11, 2011 12:00 am
Downtown Lodi usually isn’t a crowded place on Sundays. Aside
from the movie theater and restaurants, business owners often take
the day off after what they hope was a busy Saturday.
But Downtown looked a lot different this weekend. It was filled
with Lodi residents and out-of-towners alike participating in the
third annual Lodi Cycle Fest, a figure-eight course that exposes
people to the trees and historical buildings that Downtown
Saturday, July 9, 2011 12:00 am
There can't be a big event in Lodi without wine and the Lodi
Cycle Fest is no exception.
Saturday, July 9, 2011 12:00 am
The rise hasn't been slow.
Instead, the Lodi Cycle Fest is gaining momentum and popularity
nearly as fast as the cyclists who hit 40 miles per hour pedaling
through the Downtown Lodi criterium course.
Since its inaugural running in 2009, the Lodi Cycle Fest has
taken off and will be back for its third installment on Sunday.
Monday, June 6, 2011 12:00 am
Sgt. Steve Nelson has been with the Lodi Police Department for
11 years. He's been a field training officer, SWAT sniper, mobile
operations center operator and bicycle officer. He is currently a
patrol field supervisor on swing shift.
Thursday, May 19, 2011 12:00 am
For T.J. Bettenhausen, it all started with BMX bike racing.
As a young child, the Lodi native fell in love with competing on
his bike when he won his first BMX racing competition. When he was
11, Bettenhausen received a KDX80 motorcycle for Christmas and his
passion evolved into a love for motorcycles and motocross
Now, a 20-year-old Bettenhausen will be competing in his first
motocross race at the pro level in the 43rd annual Hangtown
Motocross Classic Saturday at Prairie City Recreation Park in