Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:00 am
On Sunday, four young men canvassed my neighborhood, going door to door offering great savings on your gas bill.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 12:00 am
An early boomtown that busted, Elliott lives on only as a faded memory and short entry in local history books.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:00 am
Many courtesies are not written; they are commonsense or taught. For example, if there's a long line at the women's bathroom, the pregnant woman goes first. Or, while riding public transit, give up your seat to a passenger who is feeble or in need of rest. Courtesy also applies at the dog park. Listed below are the top two offenses.
The Hutchins Street Square Foundation held a low-key ceremony today to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Square, formerly known as Lodi Union High School. The original cornerstone was placed on this day a century ago.
Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am
A former vice principal is suing Lodi Unified School District for what she considers wrongful termination.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 12:00 am
Creating smaller class sizes is a much talked about idea among teachers in Lodi Unified School District, but district officials say it is too expensive at this time.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Students and teachers in Lodi can tack an extra five days on to the school year, thanks to a new agreement through the teachers union.
The Lodi Education Association has reached an understanding with Lodi Unified School District to restore five instructional days, with pay, to the 2013-14 calendar.
"It is definitely a win for the kids. It is a shared interest to get days back for kids as quickly as possible," said Jeff Johnston, LEA president.
To pay just the teaching staff for those five days costs $2.5 million.
Saturday, December 15, 2012 12:00 am
For many years, community activist Jane Lea said she has felt that some Lodi City Council members have ignored the Eastside, not been responsive to concerns in the aging neighborhoods and often avoided that section of town.
Saturday, November 3, 2012 12:00 am
Leon Croce’s restaurant hasn’t served a meal in years. But legions of Lodians still remember the quality food, extensive menu, and the man whose passion for the work fueled each dinner service.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 12:00 am
I've always believed it's a good idea to help an individual or business get on their feet. Sometimes a little help from a public or private agency is all it takes for someone to become successful. Grants, scholarships, low or no-interest loans are examples of helping. Once an individual or business is stable, the welfare stops.
Monday, February 6, 2012 1:00 pm
Two Lodi Middle School administrators have announced their
resignation, effective June 30.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 8:18 am
Dear Santa, My name is Ramon Ruiz Jr. I am 3 years old. I want
bubble bee transformer and Optimus Prime for Christmas. I will save
you some milk and cookies by the fire place. Thank you Santa.
Ramon, age 3
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 12:00 am
Over the past several months, Lodi resident Ed Miller has
diligentially attended almost every Lodi City Council meeting,
often clad in his Tea Party Patriots shirt.
Thursday, November 18, 2010 12:00 am
The Budget and Finance Committee will get another chance after
several members of the public volunteered to serve on it and the
Lodi City Council voted to keep it on Wednesday night.
Saturday, August 14, 2010 12:00 am
Seven candidates filed for three open positions on the Lodi City
Council. Below are the names of the Lodi residents who signed in
support of their candidacy. The names were transcribed from written
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 12:00 am
Eight months after redevelopment was struck down by voters, it
is back on the table.
Monday, August 31, 2009 10:00 pm
The committee originally formed to take a closer look at
improving the Eastside might soon drop from nine to seven
Thursday, August 27, 2009 12:00 am
Sorry for the lack of updates. This week has really gone
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 10:00 pm
Local activist Jane Lea is back to the drawing board to find a
new way to cap the salaries of all the managers in the city of
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 10:00 pm
Jane Lea withdrew a petition Tuesday for a ballot measure that
would cap the pay of the city's non-union employees.
Monday, August 10, 2009 10:00 pm
Lodi residents may soon be asked to sign a petition for a ballot
measure that would cap the pay of the city's non-union employees.
The measure would also create a commission to set pay and
compensation for council members.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 10:00 pm
With the kick-off of summer comes barbecues, beaches and
vacation's for the public and private sector. There's a lot of news
to cover as we begin the long days, so let's address it with a
Friday, June 12, 2009 10:00 pm
On May 16, failed Assembly candidate Jack Sieglock mailed to
registered Republicans leftover campaign smear pieces from 2008
attacking our newly-elected Assemblywoman Alyson Huber.
Sunday, May 17, 2009 10:00 pm
There are no laws that require an environmental impact report on
the installation of synthetic turf in the Lodi Grape Bowl.