Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:08 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego authorities and local real estate agents say prescription drug abusers are preying on open houses and raiding medicine cabinets to feed their addictions.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:00 am
In front of media members outside Lodi City Hall, Pat Withrow, candidate for San Joaquin County Sheriff, introduced a plan to increase the capacity of the county jail and limit the number of inmates released early, which he says will reduce the county’s soaring recidivism rate.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 12:00 am
A Modesto man involved in a crash that killed a woman along Highway 12 last month was arrested after the collision on suspicion of driving under the influence and could face additional charges, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 9:41 am
ADULT DAY CARE AND HEALTH CENTERS
Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—As the Affordable Care Act is set to be fully implemented, there is still much confusion about how the law will affect you and your family. Here are 10 things to know about the health care law’s protections and benefits, courtesy of AARP:
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 4:14 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole for James Mackey, who was convicted more than two decades ago of killing a Stockton Realtor with a crossbow.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am
When the state Legislature passed a realignment plan in 2011, they hoped to reduce overcrowding in California’s prisons. But since its adoption, there has been an alarming unintended consequence: Violence in county jails throughout the state has soared.
Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:00 am
When he found out there was a methadone clinic opening in Lodi, a 49-year-old man who says methadone helped him kick his decades-long heroin habit hoped he could start going there.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 am
A Stockton doctor has quietly opened Lodi's first methadone clinic in Lodi Memorial Hospital's Urgent Care office, raising concerns due to the proximity to a local school.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:00 am
The Galt Police Department and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation have developed a youth program called JAIL, an acronym for Juvenile Awareness, Interactive Learning. It was started about six month ago and is being held at the CDCR Correctional Training Facility off Twin Cities Road in Galt.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 12:00 am
Perhaps the waiting game is finally over. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will allow convicted killer Wesley Shermantine Jr. to help authorities search for the remains of his long-dead victims, Brown's office announced Tuesday.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:00 am
Foot chases, a meth lab and an assault rifle were all part of a second sweep law enforcement officials conducted Wednesday, nabbing over a dozen probation and parole violators in addition to the arrests made in last week's sweep.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi resident Stacy Lee Knutson sat in the grass of his front yard, handcuffed, with his young, smiling son wiggling in his lap. His daughter played with her pink bouncy ball, weaving in and out of a circle of roughly 10 police officers and detectives from Lodi, Stockton and San Joaquin County.
Knutson’s home was just one of 220 places named and visited in a citywide sweep conducted by the Lodi Police Department with the help of the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department, San Joaquin County Probation, Stockton Police Department, Lodi Police Department, California State Parole and Delta RATT.
Saturday, April 21, 2012 12:00 am
A man whose sister was brutally raped and murdered in a Lodi vineyard 30 years ago has filed a lawsuit in an attempt to move forward the execution of his sister's convicted killer.
Monday, March 12, 2012 12:00 am
The second forum in a series by the Lodi Improvement Committee on how to help the homeless will take place on Tuesday.
The focus will be on programs and services that various nonprofits, church organizations and community members can work together to provide.
At the last meeting, 40 people attended and said the two things nonprofits need are more housing and a local drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic.
Thursday, November 24, 2011 12:00 am
Inmates in California prisons are behind bars for a number of
reasons, be it grand theft, fraud or murder. But today, criminals
will have something special to be thankful for — a hot Thanksgiving
Of the 365 days a year that the California Department of
Corrections and Rehabilitation has to feed the inmates in all 33
state prisons, only four of those days are reserved for special
holiday meals. Thanksgiving just happens to be one of those
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 12:00 am
About 40 residents representing different volunteer
organizations in Lodi all agreed on Tuesday night that the most
important tool in getting the homeless off the street is to connect
Friday, August 26, 2011 4:09 pm
The woman accused of poisoning her Woodbridge boss a decade ago
was released early Friday morning from the Central California
Women's Facility in Chowchilla.
Saturday, August 6, 2011 12:00 am
For a number of years, I've been involved in the worldwide
ministry of Teen Challenge. It has taken me to five continents and
dozens of countries, as well as places throughout the entire
Monday, July 11, 2011 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:11 am
The state of California needs to address its overcrowded
prisons. The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided the state must
release more than 30,000 inmates within two years.
To help meet this demand, California Gov. Jerry Brown endorsed a
plan to thin the state’s prison population through realignment,
compassionate release and alternatives to traditional methods of
San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore talked about some of the
issues related to the plan with the News-Sentinel on Tuesday
Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:00 am
Bernie Vigil was fed up. The Lodi resident and former
corrections officer was tired of getting obscene gestures from
trespassers and vagrants as they relieved themselves near his
Sickened by the littering, drug use and unsanitary conditions in
the private wetlands near the Mokelumne River and Highway 99 where
he's lived for more than 20 years, the Vietnam veteran decided to
find a solution. A month ago, Vigil purchased the 11 acres of
private wetlands from the development company that built his
subdivision. Then he gathered his neighbors to evict the
Monday, February 14, 2011 12:00 am
The two-story structure built in 1883 by Lockeford pioneer Dr.
Dean Jewett Locke had its unsightly plywood — which had plagued the
community's downtown for years — removed on Saturday.
Saturday, August 7, 2010 12:00 am
Loren Herzog, Wesley Shermantine, Joel Magana. Scott Peterson, Phil Spector, Jesse James Hollywood, William Jennings Choyce.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 12:00 am
A state agency signed off on a new lethal injection protocol
Friday afternoon, meaning it will become law in 30 days — and by
Monday morning it was the subject of a lawsuit.