Friday, August 1, 2014 11:45 pm
Reading early newspapers on microfilm gives glimpses into the past to see everyday life as it was lived a century ago and everyday occurrences that garnered enough interest to make it into print.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:00 am
Here is the list of Tokay High School graduates for 2014:
Friday, April 26, 2013 12:00 am
A good water year for the East Bay Municipal Utility District does not always translate to a good water year for the local districts relying on their flows to serve customers.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:00 am
It’s been hot and dry in Lodi for many weeks now. Time to worry about a drought? Not yet, say water watchers in the area.
Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:00 am
This time last year, rain poured down, rivers flooded and people
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 12:00 am
A contentious planned expansion of Pardee Reservoir on the
Mokelumne River is being shelved by utility leaders.
Friday, September 2, 2011 8:02 am
Times like these, you have to seek comfort wherever you can find
it. I often look to movies for some extra degree of solace, and it
seems that sometimes it can be found in the unlikeliest of
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:00 am
The Jackson City Council has made a symbolic stand against East
Bay Municipal Utility District’s desire to expand Pardee
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 4:57 pm
The city of Lodi has shut down Lodi Lake Nature Area because of
flooding from the Mokelumne River.
With the river flowing at a higher speed recently, water seeped
through the riverbank into Pigs Lake in the nature area, causing it
The closure is a preview of what could happen if the city of
Lodi does not find a solution to the eroded levee separating the
lake from the river. Water flows in the low lying parts of the
nature area and stretches all the way to the front fence. Redwood
trees are surrounded by several inches of water.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 am
The unusually hazardous conditions in the Mokelumne River this
year are causing the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office to
consider closing the river to the public for safety reasons.
The Mokelumne and rivers throughout California are plagued by
swifter-moving water due to late-season storms and snow at the
higher elevations. It's also a whole lot colder even if it's hot
outside the water.
Mokelumne and Clements firefighters rescued seven rafts between
Friday and Sunday. No injuries were reported.
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
Saturday, March 26, 2011 12:00 am
In the past week, Lodi has received three times more rain than
normal, causing everyone to pull out their rain coats and farmers
to worry about how some of their crops are faring.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 12:00 am
In order to clear storage space in Camache Reservoir, more
surges of water will be released into the Mokelumne River
Monday, March 21, 2011 12:00 am
A vehicle hit a pedestrian at about 11 p.m. Saturday at Highway
88 and Mackville Road in Clements, according to the Clements Rural
Saturday, March 19, 2011 7:05 am
Due to forecasts of heavy rain this weekend, surges of water
were released from Camanche Reservoir into the Mokelumne River on
Friday, March 18, 2011 11:04 am
Due to expectations of heavy rain this weekend, surges of water
are being released from Camanche Reservoir into the Mokelumne
Thursday, March 17, 2011 4:49 pm
A state water agency levied thousands of dollars in penalties
against East Bay Municipal Utilities District on Wednesday
The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board fined
EBMUD $6,000 for twice having too much chlorine in backwash water
that was discharged into an unlined pond that ultimately made its
way from Pardee Reservoir to the Mokelumne River. The state agency
is responsible for preserving and enhancing the quality of water
resources in California.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 6:26 am
Due to the chance of heavy rain in the coming days, water will
be released from Camanche Reservoir into the Mokelumne River. East
Bay Municipal Utility District, the agency that operates Camanche,
will conduct water releases to free up storage space in
anticipation of heavy rains, said Charles Hardy, an EBMUD
spokesman. The release will last through tomorrow afternoon.
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
Friday, January 14, 2011 12:00 am
The Charles M. Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa was the vision of two
of Schulz's friends along with his wife, Jean Schulz. According to
Schulz, her husband didn't have the drive for a museum until
friends convinced him that his work was culturally significant.
After four years of planning, the museum opened in 2002. Jean
Schulz took some time on a recent afternoon to talk about the
museum, her life and her late husband's work.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 12:00 am
Following the weekend storms, East Bay Municipal Utility
District reduced water flows being released from Camanche Reservoir
on Monday. Prior to the weekend, water was being released from the
reservoir at a rate of 2,800 cubic feet per second.
Friday, June 4, 2010 12:00 am
Here is a list of Galt High School graduates for 2010:
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 12:00 am
Monday's late spring storm is no cause for concern, local
growers said Monday. While the rains that fell on San Joaquin
County are uncommon this time of year, they weren't causing growers
around Lodi worry.
Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:00 am
The steady rains that have fallen recently in San Joaquin County
are beneficial for area reservoirs and most farmers, but asparagus
growers are worried too much rain could make harvesting difficult
in muddy fields.
Friday, November 20, 2009 12:00 am
Three nonprofit agencies are taking the East Bay Municipal
Utility District to court to prevent the proposed expansion of
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