Saturday, December 7, 2013 12:00 am
Kelli McGeorge was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes three years ago last month, after she was in a head-on collision. Doctors aren’t sure whether she developed the insulin-dependent disease as a result of the accident, or if it was already developing in her system and the accident and subsequent hospital stay brought it to the forefront.
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.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am
Fred Hoffman recently spent some time in the new cardiac unit at Lodi Memorial Hospital. After open-heart surgery at a Sacramento hospital last year, the Herald resident drove to the center on South Fairmont Avenue and rode a stationary bicycle or walked on a treadmill while nurses monitored his heart rate, three days a week for 12 weeks.
Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 am
A consulting firm that employs the spouse of Lodi Unified School District’s top business officer has been hired to audit aspects of the district’s special education program, leading some parents to question whether the contract presents a conflict of interest.
Friday, May 24, 2013 12:00 am
Here is a list of awards presented to Tokay High School graduates for 2013:
Monday, May 6, 2013 7:14 am
On a recent spring morning, a chill wind strafes the Lima Ranch west of Lodi.
It sends up missiles of stray alfalfa. Workers bend as they walk into the wind — and keep their jackets zipped to the top.
The wind doesn’t take the edge off Jack Hamm. The dairy’s general manager keeps moving, talking, gesturing.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:00 am
After reviewing more than 400 entries, the winners of the 55th annual San Joaquin County Science Fair were announced on Thursday. They will represent the San Joaquin County Office of Education in the California State Science Fair in Los Angeles on April 22 and 23.
Thursday, March 7, 2013 12:00 am
Dear Jerry: It must be hard being the governor of California. Everyone wants something from you.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Saturday, August 25, 2012 12:00 am
Inside a spacious gymnasium with black and red walls, over a dozen young basketball players are giving the court floor a workout.
Saturday, July 28, 2012 12:00 am
As we continue to prep for the upcoming Literacy Fair, I am reminded about the opportunities we have on a daily basis to promote literacy. The News-Sentinel is a great resource to utilize with kids of all ages. Here are some ideas to encourage reading and THINKING:
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 11:01 am
As we continue to prep for the upcoming Literacy Fair, I am reminded about the opportunities we have on a daily basis to promote literacy. The Sentinel is a great resource to utilize with kids of all ages. Here are some ideas to encourage reading and THINKING:
Saturday, June 9, 2012 12:00 am
Dawn Whitley was seated at a child-sized pine table. Before her was a small gray rug underneath a long, narrow block filled with wooden posts arranged from largest to smallest. With steady, calm hands, she removed each post one by one and set them in line on the table. Her gaze was focused as she circled the edged of each cylinder and returned them to the block. Whitley was demonstrating how a child at Lodi Montessori would complete the knobbed cylinder job during class.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am
Here is a list of awards presented to Tokay High School graduates for 2012:
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
Galt's Hannah Garrett will be returning home for a year after being elected FFA state president.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 12:00 am
Julie Fukunaga, 14, of Lodi took second place in the Electronics and Electromagnetics category in the California State Science Fair.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 12:00 am
The Fukunaga sisters are a powerhouse of scientific know-how.
Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:00 am
For the second year in a row, Lodi's Julie Fukunaga took first
place in her division in the county spelling bee Wednesday. The
Elkhorn Middle School eighth-grader clinched the seventh- through
ninth-grade division with the word "soliloquy."
Vinewood Elementary School sixth-grader Jack Goebel earned a
second-place award in the fourth- through sixth-grade division. The
first place winner was Vivek Vanga, a fifth-grader at Tom Hawkins
Elementary in the Jefferson Elementary School District.
Monday, November 21, 2011 12:00 am
Two individual students and a team from Lodi FFA Chapter were
given awards at the recent National FFA Convention. Brady Colburn
was one of 24 participants from across the country in the National
FFA Agriscience Fair Botany: Division 1 event. Colburn’s project,
titled “Using a Plant Growth Regulator to Improve the Survivability
of Transplant Honeydew Melons,” was led by adviser JessaLee
Goehring and was awarded a Gold emblem.
Saturday, October 22, 2011 6:49 am
Last year, local and state politicians — including Gov. Arnold
Schwarzenegger — signed proclamations for the Sacramento
But this year, Gov. Jerry Brown’s office sent an email informing
the group he would not issue a message for them.
So at their annual celebration at McGeorge School of Law this
Sunday, nonbelievers will display the proclamations that were
signed. Next to them will be an empty frame, symbolizing the one
they did not receive from Brown.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi Business and Professional Women’s club has recently
awarded three $600 scholarships, one to Alexa Denise Cabral, a 2010
graduate of Galt High School and currently enrolled as a sophomore
at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; one to
Ashley A. Cole, a 2002 graduate from Tokay High School now
attending San Joaquin Delta College; and one to Kassandra
Moore-McIntyre, a 2010 graduate from Stockton’s Benjamin Holt
College Preparatory Academy and now continuing her education at
Azusa Pacific University.
Thursday, September 1, 2011 12:00 am
After placing first in the California State Science Fair, Julie
Fukunaga has been honored nationally as two of 300 Middle School
Semifinalists in the National Broadcom MASTERS — Math, Applied
Science, Technology and Engineering Competition.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:00 am
In Congress, Lodi and Antioch could be represented by the same
In the Assembly, Lodi and Galt might become married to Solano
County and places like Woodland and Winters.
In the State Senate, the new Assembly district would not only
encompass Lodi and Galt, but the entire Napa Valley, Santa Rosa and
Sebastopol to boot.
Saturday, May 21, 2011 6:30 am
Five hours and 132 words later, Lodi's Julie Fukunaga placed
fifth in the state spelling bee championship.