Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am
In North Carolina, an 18-year-old diagnosed with schizophrenia was shot and killed by police who were responding during a crisis.
Monday, August 5, 2013 2:32 pm
In 2002, then-President George W. Bush called on citizens to voluntarily serve their community. Local residents stepped up a decade ago and the Elk Grove-Galt Community Emergency Response Team was formed to prepare the public to meet the challenge of a natural or man-made calamity or disaster in their community.
Saturday, June 22, 2013 12:00 am
On a March afternoon 61 years ago, a man in a suit and tie cut the ribbon, officially opening Lodi Memorial Hospital to some 8,000 visitors present for the 2 p.m. open house.
Saturday, May 4, 2013 10:09 pm
Four Lodi firefighters have spent the last two days battling the Springs Fire in Ventura County that forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 12:00 am
Lori Cundari qualified for the Boston Marathon back in December 2011, after undertaking a new fitness challenge to celebrate her 50th birthday.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Emergency response vehicles descended upon Galt High School on Wednesday as teachers and other staff responded to a campus emergency. But it wasn't real.
Friday, January 11, 2013 12:00 am
To assist local schools and districts in reviewing and refining plans for responding effectively in a crisis, the Sacramento County Office of Education hosted a Refresher Crisis Response Plan Workshop earlier this week. The goal of the workshop was to help districts "tune up" their crisis response strategies and interventions to reflect current best practices.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00 am
Saying that she never aspired to be a career politician, Alyson Huber finished up her duties as the Lodi area's Assemblywoman on Nov. 30.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am
Be prepared for a heavy dose of rain — and even a storm or two — through the weekend.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:00 am
Massive superstorm Sandy spent Monday night wreaking havoc on much of the East Coast. But some local emergency responders were there ahead of the storm to lend a helping hand.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:00 am
Twenty-six Lodi-area residents attended a presentation last week on mental health and substance abuse services made available locally by San Joaquin County.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 12:00 am
In the last installment, we reviewed the history of the man-driven global warming argument, both as a political agenda created in Great Britain in the 1970s and as a scientific theory whose plausibility is in decline.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 2:24 pm
A congressional field hearing on potential flooding of the Delta will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the San Joaquin Council of Governments Building, 555 E. Weber Ave., Stockton.
Friday, June 22, 2012 12:00 am
John Herrick wants you to know there is a thief trying to steal from you. No, your wallet and purse are probably safe. But the San Joaquin River Delta is under attack.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 12:00 am
The city of Stockton has the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation and one of the highest crime and unemployment rates. It was named America's most miserable city in a national magazine — twice.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 11:59 am
By mid-2013, people with life-threatening injuries may not have
to leave San Joaquin County for the rapid care they need.
Friday, September 9, 2011 6:15 pm
Emergency workers know dealing with disaster is part of their
job. But exactly what that disaster will be is not so certain. For
San Joaquin County, possibilities include fire, flood, nuclear
contamination, earthquake and terrorist attack.
Monday, July 11, 2011 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Thursday, April 21, 2011 12:00 am
Opponents of a controversial project to expand Pardee Reservoir
scored a court victory last week when a judge ruled that the plan
neglected to account for the area's environmental and cultural
Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 am
Friday, March 11, 2011 10:41 am
Emergency agencies have issued tsunami warnings for Northern
California and said evacuations in some areas could be possible,
but conditions in the San Joaquin Delta remain unaffected at this
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:00 am
Residents might be able to set off fireworks during an upcoming
Fourth of July if the Lodi City Council decides to allow the sale
and use of state-approved fireworks.
Stockton lifted its ban in May of last year and started allowing
nonprofits to sell fireworks. Then TNT Fireworks, a private
company, asked Lodi several months ago to review its ban, Lodi Fire
Chief Kevin Donnelly said.
Currently, fireworks that produce a spark or flame are outlawed
in Lodi. This leaves only novelty items like caps or party poppers,
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 12:00 am
You would have thought the San Joaquin County Board of
Supervisors were a bunch of rock stars as Ken Vogel and Larry
Ruhstaller were sworn in to their second terms on Monday. The board
chambers in downtown Stockton were packed, with nearly everyone
dressed in their Sunday best. There were even some reserved