Wednesday, January 2, 2013 12:00 am
Ricky Gill: Youth didn't block Lodi man's bid for Congress
At the ripe old age of 25, Ricky Gill raised some eyebrows in 2012 by not only running for Congress, but giving three-term incumbent Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, all he could handle in his bid for re-election.
Saturday, June 30, 2012 12:00 am
This is regarding the Record article on June 23 concerning the San Joaquin County Grand Jury Report on the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District being on the "brink of failure" because of its former leadership.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:00 am
A San Joaquin County Grand Jury report found mismanagement, lack of leadership and an unwillingness to follow policy and legal counsel caused the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District considerable setbacks, financial and otherwise, and could undermine its future.
Friday, January 20, 2012 12:00 am
Joe Petersen, the new president of the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District, has a big job ahead of him.
Saturday, November 19, 2011 12:00 am
A month ago, we offered the opinion that if the North San
Joaquin Water Conservation District appointed the right successor
to director Bryan Pilkington, it might make some progress.
Friday, November 18, 2011 12:00 am
When the board of directors gave the green light on the Tracy
Lakes project Thursday, they created the first improvement district
of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:00 am
Heart trouble is a tough deal, certainly not a blessing to the
one doing the suffering. Bryan Pilkington is a good man and good
neighbor to all of us, and he has been sidelined with heart
problems and is in need of our prayers.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 12:00 am
Hugh Scanlon has stepped forward as the new president of the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District board of directors.
Scanlon replaces former president Bryan Pilkington, who resigned as
president retired from the board on Oct. 6.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:00 am
“Bryan Pilkington resigns,” announced by the Lodi News-Sentinel
headline of Oct. 10, 2011. Many of us support Mr. Pilkington’s
decision and say “thanks” for his efforts on behalf of the
constituents of North San Joaquin Water Conservation District.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 am
The resignation of Bryan Pilkington creates a chance — finally —
for consensus on the board of the North San Joaquin Water
Friday, October 14, 2011 12:00 am
The process to secure a replacement for Bryan Pilkington will be
completed in about two months. The former president of the North
San Joaquin County Water Conservation District resigned from his
position on the board due to ongoing health problems.
Monday, October 10, 2011 5:40 pm
Bryan Pilkington, the controversial president of the North San
Joaquin County Water Conservation District, has resigned.
Friday, September 23, 2011 12:00 am
A major hurdle was cleared in the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District’s push to enact a federal grant project
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 12:00 am
Richard Cropper was introduced as the new watermaster for the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District on Monday evening.
Cropper previously served as superintendent of Linden-based Friis
Constructors, according to News-Sentinel archives.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 12:00 am
Specifics of a grant project for the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District are progressing and a final proposal could be
available in the coming weeks. However, a decision must be made
soon because the deadline to secure funding is approaching.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:00 am
The office of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District
on North Sacramento Street abruptly closed before the weekend, and
no official explanation has been given as to why.
From left: Mark Beck, Marden Wilbur and Joe Petersen of the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District discuss the chairman,
Bryan Pilkington, at a board meeting Monday, July 25, 2011. The
board split a four-person vote on replacing Pilkington with Beck as
Monday, July 25, 2011 7:29 pm
Bryan Pilkington will remain president of the North San Joaquin
Water Conservation District.
Saturday, July 16, 2011 12:00 am
Say what you want about Bryan Pilkington, but he has done what
no one else including this newspaper could do.
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:00 am
A group of citizens believes the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District is broken, and they can play a role in fixing
Thursday, July 7, 2011 6:21 am
Bryan Pilkington may not be chairman of the North San Joaquin
Water Conservation District much longer.
After missing a second consecutive district meeting without
notifying directors he would be absent, the remaining four
directors voted 3-1 on Wednesday evening to consider appointing a
new chairman at the next meeting. Director Marden Wilbur voted
against the motion.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 am
Citizens of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District
are so fed up with the board's chairman that they are strongly
considering hiring lawyers out of their own pocket to remove
Bryan Pilkington, of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, questions Ali Elhassan, a water resources engineer with Robertson-Bryan, Inc., about the proposed Tracy Lake water project during a meeting on Tuesday, June 14, 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:00 am
A regional team of supporters urged directors of the North San
Joaquin Water Conservation District to help them pursue a $300,000
federal grant to use Mokelumne River Water.
Saturday, June 11, 2011 12:00 am
I would like to recognize and commend my representative on the
North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, Hugh Scanlon. At
Monday's meeting, Mr. Scanlon led a productive and informative
water district meeting, in the absence of Chairman Bryan