Tuesday, July 30, 2013 7:25 am
The transition is seamless these days for Tasha Hammer. After a daytime paddle along the peaceful river that runs through Stockton’s Jack Tone Ranch, she swaps her flip-flops for a pair of red riding boots.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 7:58 am
28th Annual Asparagus Festival
It’s asparagus time again. The time we celebrate the delicious green spear grown locally in the San Joaquin Delta. This year the three-day festival will be held April 26, 27 and 28 at Stockton’s own downtown waterfront.
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, April 12, 2012 12:00 am
A bill that would require the Department of Industrial Relations to put on its website a full list of every statute dealing with state-mandated construction wages, or prevailing wage, has been approved by the Senate Labor Committee.
Saturday, January 21, 2012 12:00 am
Nearly 153 years ago, L. M. Morse and his wife Eva Morse began a
cross-country journey by ox cart that landed them in Lodi. Here
they raised their family and planted their legacy in the land, a
home that still stands and children who made lasting contributions
to their community.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 12:00 am
Dave Kafton has a thing for motorcycles — not your average
motorcycle, but cycles built prior to 1935.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:00 am
Thomas Sawyer is a part of the 2010-11 San Joaquin Fair Board of
Directors. Sawyer, who previously worked on the fair board in Los
Banos, is one of the five newly elected members to the San Joaquin
Thursday, January 6, 2011 12:00 am
There will be a major shakeup of operations at the San Joaquin
Fair in Stockton. Lodi resident Mitch Slater, who served on the
fair's board of directors for eight years, and four others on the
nine-member board were removed from office in one of Arnold
Schwarzenegger's final acts as governor.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 12:00 am
It could be Thanksgiving or later before anyone knows whether
incumbent Rep. Jerry McNerney or challenger David Harmer is the
winner in their hotly contested race.
Thursday, September 23, 2010 12:00 am
Debbie Cook, who has spent 23 years with the San Joaquin Fair,
has resigned. Her last day was Sept. 15.
Friday, February 19, 2010 12:00 am
In mid-June, the fresh smell of green grass and horses will
greet visitors to the track during the San Joaquin Fair in
Stockton. Scores of people will wager their hard-earned money,
which helps subsidize jugglers, clowns and big-time recording
artists elsewhere on the Stockton fairgrounds.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 12:00 am
San Joaquin Fair officials are going a mile a minute to schedule
acts and concessions for the Stockton fair now that they know that
the fair will be held June 16-20.
Monday, January 18, 2010 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Thursday, December 17, 2009 12:00 am
Fair officials in San Joaquin and other counties are anxiously
awaiting word on when their fairs will take place in 2010, now that
the California State Fair has changed its fair dates from August to
Thursday, December 17, 2009 12:00 am
Children and teens raising market animals will not be limited to
showing one market animal at the San Joaquin Fair after all — at
least, not in 2010.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 12:00 am
The city of Lodi and the Lodi Chamber of Commerce are hosting a
workshop that will inform people about San Joaquin County's
Enterprise Zone tonight at Oakridge Winery.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 12:00 am
San Joaquin Fair officials in Stockton are worried that talks
about reducing or eliminating horse racing will cause the entire
fair to go out of business.
Friday, September 11, 2009 10:00 pm
Stewart Barber Jr. wasn't even born the last time his hometown
hosted a mile-long motorcycle race.
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 10:00 pm
If you're itching for some horse racing action, you'll only have
to wait until Thursday.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:00 pm
Horse racing will return to the San Joaquin Fair in Stockton
after being held last year in September, almost three months after
Thursday, February 5, 2009 10:00 pm
The final funding tallies are in for the Lodi City Council
election with incumbents JoAnne Mounce and Bob Johnson each raising
more than $20,000 in 2008 while the other three candidates raised
no money at all.
Friday, November 28, 2008 10:00 pm
As night fell over the green pastures of Colorado Springs,
Colo., lights flickered off in scattered farmhouses. The summer
welcomed warm evenings, and three sisters found adventure in
sleeping under the Colorado stars. It was a summertime excursion, a
taste of freedom as they stayed up as late as they could and slept
in their regular clothes.
Thursday, September 25, 2008 10:00 pm
The second part of Lodi's Coastal Cleanup Day will take place
from 9 a.m. to noon this Saturday.
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 10:00 pm
A man in a dapper red sportcoat blared with his bugle to
announce that the horses at Stockton's race track were coming onto
the track and the race would begin in 10 minutes.
Friday, August 29, 2008 10:00 pm
San Joaquin County residents aren't used to being able to see
horse racing in September, but they will be able to for the first
time this year.
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