Saturday, February 1, 2014 12:00 am
I've just returned from India, my 36th country of ministry. It was perhaps the most troubling yet wonderful ministry experience I've had so far.
Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:00 am
When Carrie Hamilton was first diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 45 in 2005, she went through the standard treatment and given a clean bill of health.
Saturday, October 27, 2012 11:01 pm
Many first- and second-generation residents from India enjoy dancing and performing on stage. They’ve had a special stage performance annually for 18 years in San Joaquin County, but this time they held their annual Diwali Night in Lodi.
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 am
Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, delivered the first Hindu prayer before a Lodi City Council meeting Wednesday evening.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 7:25 pm
Rajan Zed, president of the Universal Society of Hinduism, just delivered a prayer before the Lodi City Council meeting. Zed came from Reno to give the invocation.
Saturday, December 10, 2011 12:00 am
I saw on the news that the Lincoln School District in Stockton
has prohibited any "religious" decorations, including — now get
this — trees, poinsettias and even Santa Claus (you know, that
right-wing radical fundamental Christian evangelist who
proselytizes every home he visits in December). The only
decorations allowed are things like snowflakes and snowmen (Frosty
must be a card-carrying member of the ACLU and the FFRF).
Saturday, August 6, 2011 5:13 pm
Community members gathered to munch on popcorn, sip on ice tea
and discuss the impact September 11th had on the Lodi community
during a special screening of the film "My Name is Khan"
Lodi's Breakthrough Project hosted roughly 40 people in the
city's Public Library community room and after viewing half of the
film, group members divided up the room into smaller discussion
Monday, July 25, 2011 12:00 am
Dear Jennifer: I understand there is a push by
Hindus to have a new holiday observed by school districts. Have you
heard of this?
Saturday, February 19, 2011 12:00 am
Masayuki Kinoshita was looking for more financial security when
he walked into a local credit union last week.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 am
Just like India is a Hindu nation and Thailand is a Buddhist
nation and Saudi Arabia is an Islamic nation and Japan is a Shinto
nation and France is a humanist nation, the United States of
America is a Christian nation. There is no comparison
Tuesday, April 20, 2010 12:00 am
Lodi High School student Priyank Patel is among the 300 high
school seniors in the United States named Dell Scholars by The
Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.
Monday, April 5, 2010 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Monday, August 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Since religion is for people who want something, I think people
should just give God a break and quit praying for so much.
Friday, June 26, 2009 10:00 pm
The prayer of invocation at the City Council meeting is now
Friday, March 20, 2009 10:00 pm
From Delta to Gold Country: Experience spring
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 10:00 pm
Who doesn't hope for good fortune on their wedding day? That's why there are so many traditions and steps people take to ensure luck is smiling down on them for their wedding. Here are some traditions you may not have known about.
Friday, March 7, 2008 10:00 pm
For a moment, the team of military medics was defeated. Humbled.
Friday, December 28, 2007 10:00 pm
In response to your article on Dec. 24, you asked a very
important question: "Should religion be a part of political
Sunday, August 19, 2007 10:00 pm
"Music is the universal language of the world."
Sunday, July 29, 2007 10:00 pm
After graduating from college, Nicole Mathis, co-owner of Om
Shanti Yoga Center, was studying for a medical school entrance exam
when her mother had a stroke.
Sunday, May 13, 2007 10:00 pm
Five leaders from the Lodi Sikh Temple took turns reading all
1,430 pages of their holy book over a 48-hour period in honor of a
23-year-old Lodi man who was shot to death in March, and for the 32
people who were killed at Virginia Tech University on April 16.
Friday, April 6, 2007 10:00 pm
It is said that Easter Sunday is the Super Bowl of Sunday
worship, drawing more people to church than any other day of the
year. The idea is for pastors to pull the best sermon of the year
out of their pocket, motivating people who do not regularly attend
church to come back again.
Friday, April 6, 2007 10:00 pm
Title: Religious Literacy: "What Every American
Needs to Know-and Doesn't"
Friday, February 23, 2007 10:00 pm
Chinese New Year celebrations are happening throughout
California, and in Lodi a lively parade broke out at Heritage
Headstart on Friday morning.
Friday, November 3, 2006 10:00 pm
As one looks around the world and notes the conflicts in which
people are killing others and observes that all of them revolve
around religious ideologies led by fanatical clerics, it would seem
time is far overdue to abandon all the different concepts of a