Approximately 200 people attended the “Evening in the Vineyard” at the Estate of John and Gail Kautz on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. The event was a fundraiser with the proceeds going to the Lodi Christian School/Temple Baptist Church Capital Campaign. The school’s new location on the TBC grounds is on track to be open by the beginning of the 2014 fall semester.
Monday, July 29, 2013 11:11 am
Quick: Name the one county in California that does not have a beef cattle operation.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:00 am
Thanks to a restaurant owner with a foundation in politics, Republican political consultant and policy adviser Karl Rove now knows where Woodbridge is.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 12:00 am
Agriculture in Lodi is big business, and Lodi's Kautz family have helped promote agriculture with Ironstone Winery and John Kautz Farms.
Saturday, May 26, 2012 12:00 am
Here are the top graduating students for 2012 from Tokay High School:
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:00 am
Republican congressional candidate Ricky Gill has announced more
than 20 people who have endorsed him in his campaign against Rep.
Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:00 am
Ricky Gill, whose achievements vary from serving as student
representative on the California Board of Education to working for
the Sacramento Kings and Oakland Athletics, is seriously
considering a run at Congress.
Friday, October 29, 2010 12:00 am
Third Congressional District challenger Ami Bera has raised $2.1
million, which amounts to $1 million more than incumbent Republican
Dan Lungren as of Sept. 30, according to the Federal Election
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 7:33 am
Lodi's Gail Kautz is about to do it again: Stage one of the most
respected Concours d'Elegance in the nation on Sept. 25 to benefit
the 4-H and FFA. This Saturday will her 14th!
Saturday, May 29, 2010 12:00 am
Incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney and Republican challengers
Brad Goehring and David Harmer are going neck-and-neck over which
candidate has raised the most money for the 11th Congressional
Friday, March 16, 2007 10:00 pm
Three masked men, one armed with a shotgun, robbed KFC on
Thursday night and got away with cash.
Tuesday, October 3, 2006 10:00 pm
Tuesday may have been the best day of Gerry Lee's life.
Monday, March 20, 2006 10:00 pm
Gail and John Kautz have been a fixture in agriculture, owning
5,000 acres of vineyards in Lodi and Murphys.
Wednesday, November 30, 2005 10:00 pm
'Parade of Lights' tonight
Monday, November 28, 2005 10:00 pm
Thousands of people will line the streets of Downtown Lodi as
darkness - and probably some rain - falls Thursday for the 10th
annual Parade of Lights.
Sunday, October 2, 2005 10:00 pm
The late Carl Wishek Sr. could size up a person. The former bank
cashier for Farmers and Merchants Bank knew by a person's attitude
and work ethic whether that person would be suited to owning a
business. The deal was usually made with a handshake in the early
days of the bank in the 1920s and '30s.
John and Gail Kautz stand in their vineyard Tuesday. The Kautzes were nominated for the Community Hall of Fame for agriculture. (Angelina Gervasi/News-Sentinel)
Sunday, September 25, 2005 10:00 pm
John and Gail Kautz have been committed to agriculture most of
their lives. They built their family farm into 5,000 acres of
vineyards in Lodi and Murphys, have sold more than a million cases
of their wine in 15 years and began Ironstone Vineyards, a
destination point in the foothills.
Sunday, September 18, 2005 10:00 pm
Dr. Norman King has been involved in a lot of "firsts" in Lodi.
He was Lodi's first certified anesthesiologist, now retired. He was
one of the original board members for Hutchins Street Square, where
he's now "king of the Knights of the Upright," also known as Vacuum
Buddies. He helped start the first free-standing outpatient surgery
center in Lodi, which became the first non-smoking hospital.
Sunday, September 11, 2005 10:00 pm
Once chosen as one of the "handsomest men in Lodi," Jack Carter,
of Lodi, is best known for his work at Burton's Shoes. He was
well-regarded for making customers happy. His motto at the shoe
store was: "We cheerfully refund and gladly exchange."
Monday, September 5, 2005 10:00 pm
On Monday mornings, you can find Gersh Rosen with a group of
fellows fixing antique tractors. Rosen has been a part of this
group at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum at Micke Grove
Park since he retired in 1991.
Thursday, August 25, 2005 10:00 pm
Inductees in the Lodi Community Hall of Fame for 2005 include
leaders from the areas of banking, retail business, agriculture,
education and medicine.
Thursday, April 15, 2004 10:00 pm
After more than five decades in the wine grape business, Lodi
resident John Kautz and his family will be honored at Saturday's
Legends of California Wine Auction and Dinner at the Grape Pavilion
on the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds.