Thursday, December 5, 2013 6:41 am
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil (AP) — The World Cup promises friendly reunions and old scores to settle — and that's just among the coaches.
Saturday, October 5, 2013 6:05 pm
Delicate finger sandwiches. Fine china cups and saucers. Aromatic tea perfectly brewed. Maxine Shear and Linda French don’t just serve tea. They create an experience, and teach you how to do it yourself at home.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:00 am
Bill and Judy Hinkle of Lodi will celebrate 50 years of marriage this month. They were married Sept. 12, 1963 in Portland, Ore.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 7:48 am
Reading isn’t a lost art, despite the increasing popularity of cable TV channels, movies you can watch via DVDs and, of course, the Internet. Some people are actually reading books, though some of them stay on the cutting edge of technology by using a Kindle.
Friday, January 25, 2013 12:00 am
What is the attraction: Built in 1998, the nonprofit museum works in partnership with the state of California to showcase materials from the state archives. The two-story museum is home to the California Hall of Fame, and features on-going and short-term exhibits featuring California's history and contributions through ideas, innovation, arts and culture.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:00 am
Is a college education worthwhile? Most people seem to think so. Certainly, it acts as a union card for many jobs that otherwise would be unattainable.
Saturday, December 1, 2012 12:00 am
The anniversary of a major historical event is approaching, but many Americans have never heard of it. Lodi resident Joyce Harmon can't forget it.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 12:00 am
Richard Best may have served a year in the Korean War, but he’s an avid World War II historian.
Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:00 am
The first Japanese pioneers in the Lodi area arrived in 1890. Seven men came to work in the sugar beet fields in the Delta region.
Friday, April 27, 2012 7:45 am
Show me a field or orchard anywhere in the great San Joaquin Valley and I will show you a festival celebrating the flavors, history and region of whatever sweet or interesting crop is bursting from limbs and the ground.
Friday, January 20, 2012 12:00 am
*The screening for this film will be held Saturday at noon at
the JACL Community Hall. Tickets are $17 for members and $22 for
Friday, January 6, 2012 10:07 am
I could go on a rambling, ill-tempered rant about the shocking
lack of worthwhile films released in 2011. I could easily wallow in
righteous indignation, and throw up my hands in disgust and defeat
as I impotently curse Hollywood’s artistic bankruptcy and offer my
own theories as to why last year saw the worst theater attendance
numbers in 16 years. And I’d be right to do it. But this time of
year, I prefer to ignore the crazed, rampaging elephant in the room
and instead celebrate the few diamonds in the rough that kept me
from completely losing my mind over the course of the past 12
months. So let’s get to it:
Saturday, December 17, 2011 12:00 am
In early December 1941, as Lodi recoiled from the devastating
Pearl Harbor attack and the declaration of war, it was clear
Christmas was going to be different.
Saturday, November 12, 2011 12:00 am
A girl from Lodi Seventh-day Adventist School handed 83-year-old
Raymond Ring a letter written by a student in honor of his service
in the Navy.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 12:00 am
Fall has finally arrived, much to the confusion of spring bulbs,
which have already been showing their green tops. Lots of leaves
drifting around. Cooler nights, bringing the cats in earlier than
usual. They're in more during the day, too.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 12:00 am
During World War II, a young Japanese-American medic was running
back and forth from the front lines during a fierce battle
somewhere in France. He saw a gravely wounded soldier lying in the
dirt, so he hoisted the man off the ground and carried him to the
relative safety of the medical tent.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 12:00 am
Marcia Savage loves her Democratic party (“Questions
for Lodi Republicans.”) It would be nice if she loved the
Constitution as much (and that goes for Republicans also).
Monday, August 1, 2011 12:00 am
A skull bearing similarities to an Asian of Japanese descent was
dredged from the bottom of Pearl Harbor last week. The forensic
teams are scrambling to see if it's the remains of a Japanese pilot
from World War II. That's about the gist of the reports by our
Thursday, February 24, 2011 12:00 am
The daffodils in a small vase on the shelf above the kitchen
sink remind me that, yes, we had a taste of spring last week. The
hail and rain that followed remind me that February always has a
week or two of false spring, reverting back to its old self all too
soon. But the garden will not be denied; it’s on its way to
blooming. So are some spring flowering trees.
Saturday, October 30, 2010 12:00 am
Many local baseball fans have caught a bad case of Giants fever,
but these five people have extra-special memories of their favorite
Thursday, September 23, 2010 12:00 am
Here are some reasons for not building a Mosque near Ground
Friday, September 17, 2010 3:22 pm
Who went: Lap and Yee Wong, of Lodi; Jannie
Wong, of Lodi.
Thursday, June 10, 2010 12:00 am
When muralist Tony Segale spotted the blank wall on the north
side of the Lodi Buddhist Church Annex Building, he was inspired.
He looked past the sleepy East Lodi location and graffiti and saw a
blank canvas that would become the home of a mural celebrating the
area that was first known as Lodi's Japanese Quarter.
Saturday, June 5, 2010 12:00 am
On the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, in Hawaii, Violet
Buchanan was sleeping in.
Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:00 am
Sorry for the delay with this column, but the garden has been
burgeoning and my garden "cleaning lady" has been gone for two
weeks, so every time I think I can get to the computer, a pot needs
watering, roses need deadheading, birdbaths and feeders have to be
refilled — and on and on.