Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:38 pm
I want to welcome all of you to this year’s Lodi Grape Festival. As you can see in this publication, there are a lot of exciting things going on at the fair. Our ultimate goal of the event is to promote agriculture with a focus on grapes.
Each food concession at the fair has been asked to sell an item with grapes in it; please try these new items. We have also added the Wine Cellar with four wine tasting sessions.
Sunday, December 9, 2012 6:56 pm
Mary Avanti and Charles Stocker will participate in their first meeting since being sworn in to the Woodbridge Sanitary District board. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night.
Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:08 am
Harold Rohrbach and Willie Nelson deferred several items on Wednesday’s Woodbridge Sanitary District board agenda to their successors, who will take over sewer district operations in December.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 12:00 am
Woodbridge Sanitary District board members will discuss disposition of district records at Wednesday’s board meeting.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:54 am
In the hotly contested Woodbridge Sanitary District race, challengers Mary Avanti and Charles Stocker defeated long-time incumbent Harold Rohrbach and appointed incumbent Willie Nelson. The district provides sewer service and maintains a wastewater plant for Woodbridge residents and businesses.
Friday, October 12, 2012 6:21 pm
Four candidates battle for two seats on Woodbridge’s sewer board. Long-time Woodbridge Sanitary District board member Harold Rohrbach seeks re-election to the district’s board of directors, which oversees sewer service and sets garbage rates. Along with Rohrbach, we asked appointed incumbent Willie Nelson and challengers Mary Avanti, Charles Stocker the same question:
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:00 pm
Dear Fairgoers: Welcome to the 75th Anniversary of the Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair. This years’ Fair is a wonderful celebration of the rich history and traditions of the annual event. There are a lot of new exhibits and attractions at the fair, including the Festival Queen and Princess reunion, Super Science, the Amazing Rain Forest Experience, the Lodi Serpentarium display and educational area, WOW Museum exhibit, the Amazing Kenyan Acrobats, the Clark Pest Control Bug Zoo and so much more.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:02 pm
Several people took advantage of the extended filing deadline this week to run for local school, water and fire district boards. Several of the filings took place on Wednesday, the deadline in districts in where an incumbent decided not to seek re-election.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 am
Although the Lodi and Galt city councils share the greatest limelight among local races in the November election, there are several lower profile seats on various water and fire boards that remain up for grabs.
The deadline to file for local boards and councils expired last Friday — that is, unless an incumbent didn't file for re-election. In that case, the filing deadline is extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday, and incumbents are ineligible to file for another term.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:00 am
If you want to serve on the Lodi or Galt city councils — or a local school, water or fire district board — you had better file for election by 5 p.m. Friday.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:00 am
Although the campaigns for president, Congress and state Legislature take the limelight, local residents have the opportunity to run for offices that have a direct effect on the community.
Thursday, December 29, 2011 2:35 pm
Willie R. Nelson, a retired postal carrier and school bus
driver, has been appointed to the Woodbridge Sanitary District
board of directors. Nelson was chosen to replace Dwight Langhoff,
who resigned in November.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 12:18 pm
On behalf the entire Lodi Grape Festival Association, I would
like to invite you to join us at the 2011 Lodi Grape Festival. The
Festival is a longtime tradition in Lodi and we feel we have put
together the best fair ever! Come and enjoy this great family event
complete with a huge carnival, food, grape murals, reptile
exhibits, arts, photography, rose show, vendors, displays and so
Thursday, July 14, 2011 12:00 am
Faced with having to respond to a San Joaquin County Grand Jury
report that alleges major improprieties in its operations,
Woodbridge Sanitary District directors spent Wednesday's board
examining various tasks expected of any public agency.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 11:01 am
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury
has accused the Woodbridge Sanitary District of a litany of
improprieties in its operations.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:00 am
San Joaquin County officials say the Woodbridge Wilderness Area
is an expensive albatross that will continue to cost the county
money and subject it to liability issues.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 10:00 pm
There will be several elections on the Nov. 4 ballot for small
school, fire and water districts.
Thursday, September 4, 2008 10:00 pm
George Barber, 73, remembers marching and playing the clarinet
in the Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair Parade when he was in
Monday, August 11, 2008 10:00 pm
The filing deadline for the Lodi and Galt city councils, local
water, fire districts and community municipal advisory councils
closed on Friday, however, for some districts, the filing deadline
has been extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Friday, August 8, 2008 10:00 pm
Several people will be vying in the November election for spots
on the city councils of Lodi and Galt, which will also have school
Monday, July 21, 2008 10:00 pm
Mayor JoAnne Mounce and former Mayor Bob Johnson have pulled
nomination papers for re-election to the Lodi City Council, but
neither had filed, City Clerk Randi Johl.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008 10:00 pm
Two seats on both the Galt and Lodi city councils are up for
election in November, along with several seats on local school
boards, rural fire districts, water districts and municipal
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 10:00 pm
Lodi officers cite 60 motorists in speed
Wednesday, January 4, 2006 10:00 pm
State regulators will determine in the near future whether the
sewer system that serves most of Sacramento County violated
clean-water regulations by allowing sewage to overflow and end up
in the Sacramento River early Monday morning.