Tuesday, December 10, 2013 8:54 am
SAN DIEGO — With an ominous deadline approaching, two feuding Imperial Valley agencies have put aside their differences and developed a plan they hope can save the ailing Salton Sea, the state’s largest body of water and often considered its most vexing environmental problem.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:13 am
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie has refused to join a coalition of eight Eastern states seeking to curb air pollution blowing in from Midwest and Southern coal-fired power plants that help make New Jersey’s air quality among the worst in the nation.
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - The holiday season is quickly approaching and you may already be stressing about how to find items that everyone on your shopping list will love.
Sunday, November 3, 2013 10:00 pm
(Family Features) When it comes to improving your home, it's easier than ever to make eco-friendly choices that save you money, are better for the environment and make your home more beautiful. Here are a few easy ways you can go green all over the house.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Tax credits for geothermal heat pumps are a hot item. According to WaterFurnace, a leading manufacturer of geothermal systems, in many cases, homeowners qualify for a federal tax credit for installing their products. Some homeowners may also qualify for additional utility and state rebates, which can make installing such systems even more affordable.
Thursday, October 10, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—There’s good news for homeowners looking for more efficient and economical ways to heat and cool their home. The next generation in geothermal technology has arrived. These systems are designed to leverage underground thermal energy to provide ultra efficient heating and cooling of a home.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:00 am
From her desk, which faces Lawrence Park, Sally Beckman says she can see drug deals go down. Her employees have found needles near the playground structure. Last year, she even watched a man get stabbed, she said.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Those who think geothermal heating and cooling systems are just for individual homes may be in for a surprise.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:42 pm
The Tokay Carnival, the city’s first grape harvest celebration, was held 106 years ago on the dirt streets of Downtown Lodi.
Sunday, May 26, 2013 10:00 pm
(StatePoint) There’s no doubt that Americans spend a fortune on lawn care annually. But you can trim your costs without sacrificing your beautiful yard.
Saturday, May 11, 2013 12:00 am
Manufacturers in Lodi are considering installing a second energy use meter at each of their plants to get a discounted rate on charging their forklift batteries, in line with a new program offered by the Lodi Electric Utility.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 12:00 am
The Downtown Lodi Business Partnership is on its way out. The Lodi City Council approved an ordinance to cut off the partnership's ability to levy taxes by shutting down the improvement district that got the group started in 1997.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 3:48 pm
ADULT DAY CARE AND HEALTH CENTERS
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 12:00 am
Galt High School students could soon be raising and selling their own organic eggs to the community.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am
Mayor JoAnne Mounce announced that the city of Lodi has received another grant to combat gang violence at the State of the City luncheon on Tuesday afternoon.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 12:00 am
With highs above 100 degrees expected today through the weekend, the Lodi Electric Utility is asking residents to reduce electricity use, especially between noon and 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:00 am
Only students living outside city limits will receive bus service to and from school, under a plan approved by the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District board on Wednesday.
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 am
While driving down Interstate 5 during the last two years, Lodi residents have watched a towering structure rise near White Slough wastewater treatment plant.
Saturday, April 14, 2012 12:00 am
Some big changes are in store for Mars Hill Church. The church, which debuted in Galt in January 2010, hopes to establish a permanent location in Galt's industrial area late this year.
Friday, April 13, 2012 3:00 am
Night shifts in the Lodi News Sentinel lunch room are where great debates are won and lost. While the press crew enjoys pleasant conversation like weekend plans and the weather, we also argue about everything.
Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00 am
Stockton's potential bankruptcy would likely have little direct effect on Lodi, but it could shine a negative spotlight on the county, city leaders say.
Saturday, January 7, 2012 12:00 am
When you opened your city of Lodi utility bill, you may have
noticed a line item under your electricity statement labeled "ECA"
and wondered what it is.
This number is the city's Energy Cost Adjustment, and it changes
from month to month. The ECA is applied to your bill as part of the
city's per-kilowatt-hour rate for electricity.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 12:00 am
Joe Petersen has a major clean-up job ahead of him. As the new
president of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District, the
responsibility falls to him to provide the district with direction,
and to identify any and all resources under his command to keep the
district out of the red.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:00 am
For more than 20 years, city of Lodi leadership has investigated
having an electric transmission line to the west.
Friday, October 14, 2011 8:00 am
The coals, orange and hot, are just about ready. Cast iron Dutch
ovens line the metal tables. The ingredients are chopped. The
chefs, most with their recipes in their heads, keep eyes fixed on
their heavy pots and sip from blended margaritas in their