Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:00 am
I’m not from Lodi and didn’t grow up here. As far as I was concerned, no relative existed in this Valley town. At least that’s what I thought until I read the recent obituary of long-time resident, Howard Mason.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am
Raging foothill fires are nothing new. They have been plaguing California settlements for centuries. One such place is Coulterville in Mariposa county, which was destroyed by fire on three separate occasions.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:00 am
“Entitlement programs will eventually spend us into bankruptcy,”
my father said in the 1970s. “Buy gold now!”
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:00 am
Have we become a nation of wimps? Sure, we still have some
self-reliant people, but are we as resilient as Americans were more
than 100 years ago?
The other day, I was reading my great-grandfather’s memoirs. He
died in the late 1930s. We never had the opportunity to meet, but
fortunately, my grandmother persuaded him to record some of his
most interesting experiences.
Monday, July 27, 2009 10:00 pm
Donald Lichliter told his family if he was ever killed on the
job he wanted them to tell people about the risks he and other
Caltrans employees faced as they worked on state roads.
Monday, March 30, 2009 10:00 pm
I am a Vietnam veteran. I read Steve Hansen's column, and to say
the least, it was not Steve's usual fare.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 10:00 pm
My cousin, Thomas Jenkins, was the first American killed in the
Gulf War. VFW post number 9454, in Coulterville, is named in his