Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:00 am
Pastor Frank Nolton, you’re on target. David Diskin, you appear to be off target.
Ken Owen, a high-profile Christian activist in Lodi who founded an organization called Christian Community Concerns, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at age 76.
Sunday, July 21, 2013 2:21 pm
Ken Owen, who spent 25 years trying to add a Christian influence to local government and public schools, died Wednesday. He was 76.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 8:34 am
The Lodi Elks Lodge No. 1900 had a drug awareness booth at the Lodi Street Faire on Oct. 7. The Elk volunteers were able to get more than 180 children’s signatures to commit to remain drug-free. They also passed out 200 bags full of goodies with coloring books, all tied with a “Drugs don’t fly with Elks” logo balloon.
Friday, December 30, 2011 12:00 am
“It’s life, and life is messy.” — Assemblywoman Alyson
Huber, about her major financial and domestic issues
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
Friday, October 7, 2011 8:21 am
If you want to know about artists, take a peek into their
workspaces. You can learn a lot from what covers the spaces — is it
messy with open bottles of acrylics or neat and organized? For
some, it’s where they draw inspiration — from tattered paper pinned
on a busy cork board to piles of beads in colors that, strangely,
work well together and create their own patterns. Some artists
spend a few hours in their studios, while others literally live and
sleep in them.
Ken Owen, president of Christian Community Concerns, a conservative organization focused on moral issues, is retiring from the group he founded 25 years ago.
Friday, April 1, 2011 12:00 am
The man who has led an effort to spread Christian influence in
public schools and city government for 25 years is calling it a
Ken Owen, 74, said that God told him last year it's time to
retire as president of Christian Community Concerns, an
organization that has fought such efforts as gay marriage, adult
bookstores in Lodi and the opening of the city's cardroom.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 12:00 am
The council meeting is underway.
Saturday, November 28, 2009 12:00 am
Churches, public schools, merchants and public officials will
soon hear a rallying cry from the Lodi-based Christian Community
Concerns organizations : Keep the word "Christ" during the holiday
Saturday, October 3, 2009 12:00 am
On Sept. 30, the Lodi City Council unanimously voted to allow
members of all denominations, religious sects and groups to offer
unrestricted and uncensored invocations before City Council
Monday, September 28, 2009 10:00 pm
On Sept. 6, 1774, as our Founding Fathers were forming this new
nation, they made their first official act "a call to pray."
Friday, September 25, 2009 10:00 pm
After months of debate, rallies and even national attention, the
Lodi City Council will tackle on Wednesday the issue of whether to
continue prayers before council meetings.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 10:00 pm
Citizens can offer feedback on the draft General Plan at the
Lodi Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in Carnegie
Monday, September 21, 2009 10:00 pm
For more than 220 years Americans have enjoyed the freedom to
pray for their government representatives through invocations
before local, state and federal legislative bodies.
Sunday, June 14, 2009 10:00 pm
Sunday evening's "TEA party" may have been advertised as
nonpartisan, but the Flag Day event was filled with people highly
critical of President Barack Obama and expressing fear that America
as we know it is in a state of decline.
Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:00 pm
On Wednesday night, the Planning Commission approved a use
permit to allow expansions at the Wine Country Cardroom and
Monday, May 18, 2009 10:00 pm
Woodbridge Golf and Country Club
Friday, May 1, 2009 10:00 pm
The community is invited to pray for leaders from the Lodi City
Council to the White House during National Day of Prayer.
Monday, January 5, 2009 10:00 pm
When Andy Peoples wants to play Pai Gow poker, he heads to
Jackson because Lodi's Wine Country Cardroom is not allowed by city
ordinance to offer that game.
Sunday, November 30, 2008 10:00 pm
I would like to commend Carla Cicerello (Nov. 20) for a
Friday, November 28, 2008 10:00 pm
Wonders never cease. After reading Adam Dados' letter to the
editor (Nov. 22), I find myself in complete agreement with almost
every word he writes. I do, however, take exception to his comment
about Ken Owen's agendas.
Friday, November 21, 2008 10:00 pm
Never have I agreed with Ken Owen's blue-nose agendas; however,
he needs to be commended for his support of Proposition 8 and
having the courage to state the truth. "The homosexual agenda is
evil." Observe their behavior since the passage of Proposition
Friday, November 21, 2008 10:00 pm
I read the letter in Monday's paper from Suzanne Long regarding
Ken Owen's opinion on homosexuality.