Tuesday, November 12, 2013 12:00 am
Long-time Woodbridge resident Tasso Kandris, restaurant owner Steve Ding and the Lodi Elks Lodge were given the red-carpet treatment last week when they were honored for their service.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am
Before 1913, the friendly rivalry between Lodi and Woodbridge was limited to spirited baseball games. But that year the competition between the neighboring communities became more serious business.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 12:00 am
Eight vice and assistant principals got the news via email this week that they will be moving to new school sites in the fall. Some teachers are frustrated at what they call a lack of communication from the Lodi Unified School District.
Thursday, February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Starting next school year, Henderson Community Day School will only enroll seventh- and eighth-grade students.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 12:00 am
One hundred years ago, Feb. 13, 1913, was a momentous day in Lodi.
Friday, December 7, 2012 12:00 am
For some Lodi families, the annual Parade of Lights is a longtime tradition. But for others, this was their first year to enjoy the glittering spectacle.
Friday, April 27, 2012 12:00 am
In Lodi Unified School District, black students are being expelled at a higher rate than non-black students.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi's Eastside is known for its violent gang activity, thanks to the competing gangs who live east of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
Monday, April 16, 2012 12:00 am
In an old concrete warehouse on Stockton Street, Kip Gillam quickly grabs a package of Wasa Thin and Crispy Flat Bread and stacks it in a box with peaches, corn and chips with seasoned salt, before sliding the box down the line.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 2:14 pm
Complete list of 2012 Readers Choice winners:
Thursday, November 3, 2011 12:00 am
In a few short weeks, a new trustee will sit on the Lodi Unified
School District Board of Trustees. At Tuesday’s meeting, the board
agreed to provisionally appoint a replacement for former trustee
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 12:00 am
Imagine you are an eighth-grader planning classes for your
freshman year of high school. You don’t know yet if you want to go
to a four-year college or head straight into the workforce.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 12:00 am
The Lodi Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4-2 in
favor of moving forward on a clinical program for emotionally
disturbed students who have demonstrated a need for special
services, proposed for the former Turner Elementary School site.
Ruth Davis and Ron Heberle opposed the motion.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 12:00 am
Who: Chuck Taylor has been named by the Lodi
Unified School District as its Teacher of the Year for 2010-11 for
his teaching style and qualities.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 12:00 am
Despite previous public protests, the Lodi Unified School
District board approved expanding a mandatory community day school
and moving its location to another site.
Saturday, April 2, 2011 12:00 am
In the early 1900s, the Lodi store that had nearly everything
anyone could want was Beckman, Welch and Thompson's.
Monday, February 21, 2011 12:00 am
Throughout his life in Lodi, Dan Randall engaged heavily in
alcohol and drugs. Perhaps the darkest part of his life was when he
was convicted of kidnapping in the 1990s.
While sitting in a cell at Folsom State Prison in 1999, Randall
was "rescued," as he put it. He listened to a Christian cellmate
and has been serving the Lord ever since.
Since December, Randall has run UPtown Thrift, a shop on
Sacramento Street that helps the homeless in Lodi. Through donated
items, he and his staff contribute clothing to homeless people,
provide lunch six days a week and even offer free weekly haircuts
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
Outspoken district critic and new trustee George Neely was voted
by his peers president of the Lodi Unified School District board
Tuesday. He will conduct each meeting and informally act as the
Monday, October 18, 2010 12:00 am
Three political newcomers are hoping to fill the remaining
two-year term of the Lodi Unified School District board seat left
vacant by Harvey Bills. They are Michael Abdallah, Karen Hettervik
and Frank Michael. The position serves Area 6, and the term expires
Monday, September 13, 2010 11:02 am
More local schools met or surpassed the coveted 800-or-more mark
in state test scores released Monday. Meanwhile, others are making
academic progress in annual assessment examinations, but still
continue to trail the state average.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 12:00 am
Lodi Unified School District is asking the community to submit
suggestions of names for its newest school facility, a community
day school, that will be housed at the Henderson School property.
The district is also looking for three community members to serve
alongside board trustees to name the new school.
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 12:00 am
Forty-five students in a fifth-grade class at Davis Elementary
School. Five combination classes at Reese Elementary. Fifty
students in a junior high drama class at an unidentified school,
and 84 in physical education.
Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:00 am
Ismael Carillo Jr. and Leonel Barragan grabbed one of the mosaic
tiles and shoved it into the jiggly, wet concrete as they installed
the first mosaic in the sidewalk of Lodi Avenue on Friday
Monday, June 7, 2010 12:00 am
A proposal to convert Harney Lane into a four-lane expressway
from Lower Sacramento Road to Stockton Street will be discussed at
an informational meeting Tuesday night.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 12:00 am
Greg and Lori Coumas have gone through more than their share of
ups and downs since their 22-year-old son, Kyle, died last October