Tuesday, December 17, 2013 11:07 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Freebies and refreshments were effective enticement tools.
Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am
Kathy Marshall, who authored a book about the Gold Rush, has been a long-time history buff. She also has an interest in psychology and runs the Family History Center in Lodi, where the public can use special software to research their family roots.
Sunday, November 24, 2013 6:57 pm
A Woodbridge woman has written a book she hopes will be accepted by school districts to teach children about the Gold Rush.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 12:00 am
A recent Lodi News-Sentinel story suggested that concealed weapon privileges are not applied equally in California. Permission to carry, which is at the discretion of local law enforcement agencies, varies from one county or city to another.
Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am
Liberty Ranch High School in Galt needs to continue creating a process to support struggling students both academically and socially. Officials at Galt High School have been directed to improve technology and try to boost math results. Meanwhile, Lodi High School is being asked to increase academic opportunities for its Latino students, who constituted about a third of the student body in 2010.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 3:22 pm
The father of a Lodi man accused of fatally stabbing a 24-year-old Dodgers fan said his son told him it was self-defense. Michael Montgomery, 21, was arrested and booked into San Francisco Jail on suspicion of homicide, according to the San Francisco Police Department.
Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am
Two men of Middle Eastern descent were reported buying pallets of water at a grocery store in Bakersfield. An Elk Grove police sergeant who lives in Lodi reported concern about a doctor “who is very unfriendly.” And photographers of all races and nationalities have been reported taking snapshots of post offices, bridges, dams and other structures.
Friday, May 31, 2013 12:00 am
In Denver and Miami, pit bulls and pit bull mixes are flat-out banned. In San Francisco, pit bulls must be spayed or neutered. In one Florida city, officials have proposed requiring pit bull owners to carry extra insurance.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:36 am
If you missed it Sunday, go on the Internet and read the Sacramento Bee's investigative piece on construction problems on the new East span of the Bay Bridge.
Friday, January 18, 2013 12:00 am
A memorial service has been set for fallen Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn, the first Galt police officer ever to be killed in the line of duty. He was fatally shot Tuesday in a confrontation with Galt resident Humphrey Gascon II, who shot Tonn before turning the gun on himself.
Friday, December 21, 2012 12:00 am
While standing between rows of children's books waiting for her photo to be taken, Library Services Director Nancy Martinez notices a book about pet rabbits is out of place. She plucks it from the bookcase and reshelves it.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:23 pm
Incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney faces a challenge from Republican Ricky Gill in the 9th Congressional District.
Friday, September 28, 2012 5:22 pm
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 am
The 2012 Summer Olympics have come and gone, leaving memories and new world records for athletes around the globe. But there's another group of people who, after each Games, have their own adventures to remember. They are the volunteers who work behind the scenes and blend into the crowd on camera to keep the Games running smoothly.
Sunday, August 5, 2012 1:59 pm
Woodbridge Sanitary District directors, who oversee sewer service in Woodbridge, will discuss future capital projects and consider changing policies and procedures at Wednesday’s board meeting.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am
Social hosts in Galt who provide a location where minors can drink alcohol or who do not take steps to prevent their consumption of alcohol will have to reimburse police and fire-related costs under an ordinance recently approved by the Galt City Council. It will be formally adopted Tuesday.
Mayor Barbara Payne, who worked with the Galt Youth Alcohol Abuse Prevention Coalition to bring the ordinance before the council, said she hopes there will be a cultural shift regarding underage drinking and that adults will consider what the infraction can mean to young lives.
Monday, July 9, 2012 5:32 pm
About 26 years ago, a group of neighbors living in Amador County were sitting on the back porch of Katherine Evatt’s home outside of Jackson. Enjoying the view of the sky, stunning mountains and endless forest life, the group wondered what exactly it would take to keep the region exactly as it was in that moment.
Monday, May 21, 2012 12:00 am
As the only Democrat in the 5th Senate District race, Cathleen Galgiani faces a likely battle with either Republican Bill Berryhill or Leroy Ornellas in November's general election.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 12:00 am
Below is a sampling of letters received by San Joaquin County staff both in support of and opposing a proposed winery ordinance amendment that would place a moratorium on new winery events.
Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:00 am
Are Occupy protesters in the East Bay Area tracking down police officers using property records and threatening their families?
Monday, January 30, 2012 4:44 pm
San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore said on Monday there are
no immediate plans to conduct further searches for the remains of
Cyndi Vanderheiden and other victims of the same killers.
Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00 am
San Joaquin Delta College President Jeff Marsee faces possible
discipline or dismissal at a closed session Board of Trustees
meeting Tuesday, and he says it is because he has taken action to
correct two trustees’ questionable practices.
Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:00 am
A three-year investigation into the work of a University of
Connecticut researcher who focused on the health benefits of
resveratrol — a chemical in red wine — found 145 instances of
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 12:00 am
Commencing the first meeting with a full board in several weeks,
the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District set steps in
motion to clean up its financial records and move forward on the
Tracy Lake project.
Saturday, September 24, 2011 12:00 am
Nothing but the rustle of leaves and the buzz of bees working on
their hives disturbs the utter tranquility of Charity Kenyon's
farm, just west of McFarland Ranch in the outskirts of Galt.