Thursday, February 6, 2014 6:22 am
Departing Lodi City Manager Rad Bartlam requested that the city council and staff not do anything out of the ordinary to recognize him on his final day at work.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 8:49 am
The Lodi City Council is set to appoint Deputy City Attorney Janice Magdich as interim city attorney at its Feb. 5 regular meeting.
Friday, July 19, 2013 12:00 am
Pacific Gas and Electric Company is considering building a 300-megawatt power plant in Lodi that could store energy in the form of compressed air and release it during peak use hours. It would be the third of its kind in the world, if the current study finds Lodi a feasible location.
Friday, June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Which do you think is more secure: The record of the phone calls you have made in the last month, or the list of books you checked out from the library last year?
Friday, May 31, 2013 12:00 am
In Denver and Miami, pit bulls and pit bull mixes are flat-out banned. In San Francisco, pit bulls must be spayed or neutered. In one Florida city, officials have proposed requiring pit bull owners to carry extra insurance.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:00 am
I would like to thank Mayor Alan Nakanishi and Deputy City Attorney Janice Magdich for taking the time out of their busy schedules to meet with me to address the concerns I had, and for giving me a little insight into the workings of the Lodi City Council.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:00 am
The Lodi City Council is pondering banning qualified patients and caregivers from growing medical marijuana outdoors, but still allowing indoor cultivation as long as it is not a public nuisance.
Saturday, March 26, 2011 12:00 am
New Lodi Unified School District trustee Ruth Davis scoured the
district's February bills for anything related to legal counsel.
What she found surprised her.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 12:00 am
When it comes to medical marijuana in California, it's available
through dispensaries, collectives and cooperatives. And the Lodi
City Council wants nothing to do with any of them. During a meeting
Tuesday morning, the council unilaterally voiced its opposition to
any type of organized marijuana group within city limits.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 12:00 am
Last Wednesday, an ambulance was not dispatched to a traffic
accident in Lodi, even though some victims were injured and taken
to the hospital.
Friday, February 5, 2010 12:00 am
Janice Magdich is the deputy city attorney. She wrote a staff
report on how a court ruling could change how cities regulate
medical marijuana dispensaries.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 12:00 am
Adopting new high school graduation requirements is among the
items on tonight's Lodi Unified School District board of trustees
agenda. If approved, the revised policy will mainly affect students
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 12:00 am
Below are the names and salaries of those in the city of Lodi
who are budgeted to make more than $100,000 annually.
Monday, November 30, 2009 12:00 am
Among City of Lodi employees, 82 earned more than $100,000 in 2012 — up from 30 in 2009. City officials say the difference is in overtime hours, especially among fire and police employees, which were rare in 2007 and 2008.
Saturday, October 31, 2009 12:00 am
A Lodi man whose face was incorrectly featured in an ad for an
attempted murder suspect has settled with the city for $5,000.
Friday, May 22, 2009 10:00 pm
A Lodi massage employee was arrested Thursday after she
allegedly threw rocks at a U.S. Army veteran who refused her sexual
advances, police said.
Monday, April 27, 2009 10:00 pm
The Galt City Council approved an interim ordinance Monday night
that puts a moratorium on medicinal marijuana dispensaries until
Monday, April 13, 2009 10:00 pm
After getting several inquiries about opening a medical pot
outlet in Lodi, city officials are seeking a temporary ban to give
them time to study the issue.
Friday, March 27, 2009 10:00 pm
While holding a utility bill in her hand, Stella Rodriguez
walked toward the Lodi Finance Department before she noticed a
bright yellow sign on the door. Stopping in front of the door, she
asked, "Is it closed?"
Monday, March 23, 2009 10:00 pm
A man whose photo was incorrectly listed in a Crime Stoppers ad
as an attempted murder suspect is suing the city of Lodi, seeking
at least $600,000 in damages.
Sunday, March 15, 2009 10:00 pm
Since 1987, the Lodi Police Department has recognized
individuals within our agency and the Lodi community each year by
giving them awards. Nominations are submitted throughout the year,
and an awards committee comprised of officers, professional staff
and volunteers conduct investigations and eventually vote on the
nominations. The awards are based on very specific definitions. We
recently held our 2008 awards luncheon, and here are this year's
Wednesday, December 10, 2008 10:00 pm
A Lodi massage business is facing a three-month closure due to
city ordinance violations, the first such punishment since laws
were toughened for those businesses.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 10:00 pm
If you decide to begin coaching children at a Lodi game without
going through proper background checks, you could be arrested,
under an ordinance approved Wednesday by the City Council.
Thursday, March 6, 2008 10:00 pm
After nearly two years of legal wrangling, the city of Lodi and
San Joaquin County have reached a tentative settlement regarding
fire and ambulance dispatching.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 10:00 pm
Most afternoons, teens and young children can be found at Lodi's
skate park on Ham Lane.