Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:05 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. — For the second year in a row, flames in Yosemite National Park are turning up the heat on California’s wildfire season, fueled by one of the most severe droughts in decades.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 2:48 pm
Two down, one big one to go.
Saturday, February 1, 2014 12:00 am
All campuses: Scheduling for the 2014-15 school year has begun. Each grade level receives a PowerPoint presentation prior to meeting with their counselor to discuss course selection.
Friday, November 1, 2013 12:00 am
Mayor Alan Nakanishi described Lodi as the proverbial city on a hill, setting an example for other California communities struggling to recover from the Great Recession, at the annual State of the City address Thursday at Hutchins Street Square.
Friday, May 31, 2013 9:26 am
Friday last week, Christi and I had our friends George and Cathy Phillips in from Upland in Southern California so we went downtown to show them around.
Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:00 am
By this time of year, local school districts are typically facing layoffs. In Galt Joint Union Elementary School District, however, administrators are creating new jobs using Race to the Top grant funds. In sum, 30 new jobs will be created.
Friday, January 18, 2013 12:16 pm
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System announced earlier this month that 10 mortgage servicing companies subject to enforcement actions for deficient practices in mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing have reached an agreement to pay more than $8.5 billion to help borrowers. Some of the information we’ve received is conflicting, so bear with me as I try to deliver it as it becomes available.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 12:00 am
The city of Galt will spend $135,000 on a new telephone system and use excess unappropriated reserve money to pay for it.
Saturday, June 2, 2012 12:00 am
Emily Fant, 25, grew up in Lodi and attended Tokay High School. After graduation in 2005, she spent two years at San Joaquin Delta College, and then transferred to the University of Chattanooga in Tennessee. Fant took out student loans to cover most of her tuition.
Thursday, April 5, 2012 3:02 pm
A man died Thursday after crash-landing in a vineyard off of Jahant Road while skydiving at the Lodi Parachute Center. The victim was identified Friday as William L. Calhoun, 71, of Novato, Calif.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 12:00 am
Want your name emblazoned on the entry plaza of the Grape Bowl? Then prepare to fork over $2 million.
The Lodi City Council took several steps on Wednesday toward the next phase of construction at the Grape Bowl, which will includes an entry plaza, concession stands, restrooms, a ticket booth and Americans with Disability Act improvements.
The council unanimously approved the $2.2 million project, and decided to move the start of construction up by 5 months to try to avoid construction interfering with high school graduation.
Friday, February 10, 2012 12:00 am
A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage
lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue
relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates
countered that far too few people will benefit.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:00 am
Ron Heberle has been president of the Lodi Unified School
District Board of Trustees for only a month. But he’s been involved
in supporting classrooms for years.
In his immediate family, there are several teachers. His wife
Susan taught at Tokay High School, while his mother Sara Heberle
taught at Woodbridge Middle School. His son Michael Heberle now
teaches at Bear Creek High School. At the beginning of each school
year, he can usually be found at their schools arranging desks,
assembling bulletin boards or clearing up a summer’s worth of
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, April 19, 2011 12:00 am
I received a copy of a letter that was sent to the “Letters to
the Editor” in The Record some time ago. After reading it, I felt
it an excellent letter and that the information should be shared
with the good readers of the Lodi News-Sentinel. The letter covered
a 30-year period regarding things that caused the burst in the
housing bubble. After verifying the information in the letter, I
wanted to give a brief history of why the housing bubble burst and
Saturday, March 5, 2011 12:00 am
Remember how important your credit score was when you financed a
car? That score not only determined if you got the loan; it also
dictated your interest rates and monthly payments.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:00 am
After more than 35 years working for city councils, Ted Anderson
wants to change viewpoints and see what it’s like to be an elected
Monday, October 18, 2010 12:00 am
Q: If the city budget worsens, where would you
cut? Please be specific.
Saturday, July 31, 2010 12:00 am
He was a nurse. Then he became a minister. Then he went into
banking. Now he's a federal prison inmate, charged with 12 armed
Friday, July 16, 2010 10:11 pm
Neo (new) conservatism followed by R. Reagan, former Democrat,
does not represent true conservatism. It is a chameleon, piling up
debt through deficit spending, cooperating with the lunacy of
liberalism in building up our greatest enemies — communist Red
China and Russia, transferring our wealth overseas, confusing
"multi-national" corporations (no allegiance" with "free"
Friday, July 9, 2010 9:16 pm
If you're 18 or younger, you can pick up a free lunch in Lodi,
regardless of your family's income. Typically reserved for those
who receive free and reduced price lunch during the school year,
these government-funded summer meal programs are open to all under
Friday, April 30, 2010 12:00 am
When people know that I am a Realtor, I invariably get questions
regarding the current state of the real estate market.
Thursday, April 8, 2010 12:00 am
After more than four years, the Lodi City Council unanimously
approved the city's new General Plan on Wednesday night.
Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:00 am
If you drive east from Lodi along Highway 12, the retail stores
quickly disappear, giving way to vineyards and some scattered
Monday, October 12, 2009 12:00 am
"Yo, taxi!" For too long in Lodi, that call has been replaced by
a call to Dial-a-Ride, and in my opinion that needs to change.
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