Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00 am
There’s a lot of talk about a war on Christmas. But the real war is against Thanksgiving, which is about to become just another shopping day.
Sunday, July 28, 2013 5:01 pm
Boy, does Shamin Malik have a green thumb. She and her husband, Mansha Malik, grow all sorts of fruits and vegetables the front and backyards at their home on Lodi’s Eastside.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:00 am
The Lodi Chamber of Commerce’s Hispanic Business Committee will promote what it offers to local business people at a mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Mariscos Las Islitas seafood restaurant, located in the Big Kmart shopping center at 550 S. Cherokee Lane.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Holiday shoppers had three choices if they wanted to get their gifts early. Friday was Black Friday, in which stores offered goods that brought shoppers to the store before the sun rose. Saturday was Small-Business Saturday, which had great participation from Downtown Lodi merchants. Then there was Cyber Monday, where people could purchase discounted items, but only through the business' website.
Thursday, November 22, 2012 12:00 am
Check the ads. Make your list. Ready the team. Black Friday is coming more quickly than ever, with many stores starting their sales on Thursday night. Eager shoppers looking to score a great deal may leave the Thanksgiving table for a quick nap before heading to the stores.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:00 am
A Lodi man was shot in what police suspect was a gang-related incident last week.
Friday, June 29, 2012 12:00 am
Independence Day is just around the corner, and several nonprofit groups in Lodi are ready to help you celebrate.
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 am
Between 8 a.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Lodi Police Department recieved 299 calls for service. Below is a sample of those calls.
Saturday, April 28, 2012 12:00 am
The News-Sentinel's Relay for Life team will collect donations, register cancer survivors and sell luminaries from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in front of Kmart, 520 S. Cherokee Lane.
According to Deputy Les Garcia, of the San Joaquin County Sheriffs Department, a carnival located in the K-mart parking lot in Lodi may be the cause of multiple unexplained light sightings reported Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011 12:00 am
It depends where you go in Lodi to see how crowded it is the day
Monday, December 12, 2011 12:00 am
Clovis Baptiste may have become a success story by escaping the
poverty of Haiti and becoming manager of the Big Kmart store on
Lodi's Cherokee Lane, but he longs to rescue his large family in
Thursday, November 24, 2011 12:00 am
Set out your running shoes and travel coffee mugs. Black Friday
sales are starting in a matter of hours. Are you ready?
Friday, November 18, 2011 8:02 am
From front-of-the-line campouts to the checkout line, here are
tips to having a successful Black Friday shopping experience in
Thursday, September 22, 2011 12:00 am
Carla Jean Norman-Rodriguez, 47, of Lodi, died Sept. 10. She was
born Sept. 5, 1964, in Northridge.
Thursday, September 1, 2011 12:00 am
I want to thank the owner of Lodi Hair Designers in the Kmart
shopping center who found and returned my wallet. Everything was
intact. They made several phone calls to find me. It was a pleasant
ending to a scary experience.
Friday, August 19, 2011 8:11 am
A big smile hardly leaves Yee Tsui’s face as she greets her
customers in the dining room after preparing their elaborate sushi
rolls behind a glass counter.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 12:00 am
While final totals are not yet in from fireworks sales, a
majority of the six nonprofit leaders who took part said they are
pleased with the money their organizations raised this weekend.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:00 am
Saturday's DUI/driver's license checkpoint netted 12 arrests,
including six for driving under the influence, according to the
Lodi Police Department. The checkpoint was conducted on Cherokee
Lane between Vine and Poplar streets.
Friday, May 20, 2011 8:25 am
Sometimes, dining out is just too expensive. But when you can
sit down for an entire meal for between $4 and $6, going out to eat
becomes a treat again.
Friday, April 8, 2011 7:48 am
Dear Barbara: Summer is going to be here very
soon and I like to make cold soups for those warm days. My question
is, how do I chop the herbs (like basil, mint, etc.) without them
Saturday, April 2, 2011 12:00 am
You live near Highway 99 on the north side of the Mokelumne
River, but you don't have a car. That means you can't cross the
river over the Highway 99 bridge, which is just a stone's throw
away. Instead, you must walk or bike 2.5 miles west to Lower
Sacramento Road and south through Woodbridge.
Friday, February 25, 2011 12:00 am
Mark Owens is the franchise owner of two Liberty Tax Service
centers in Lodi. The native of Connecticut moved to Lodi in the
early 1990s and purchased the two Liberty franchises in 2006. He
also works as a self-employed real estate appraiser for his
company, Owens Appraisal Associates.
Friday, January 14, 2011 8:54 am
Dear Barbara: My mom always makes coffee by
boiling water on the stove and then pouring it over ground coffee
in a coffee filter and basket set on top of a coffee cup. I’ve
never seen anyone else make it that way, but she likes it better
than a coffee pot. I’ve always wondered, though, does it brew the
coffee properly? To get a perfect cup, I feel that you would need
to make sure the water is the right temperature and soaking the
grounds long enough. Do you have any thoughts?
Friday, December 31, 2010 12:00 am
Oh no, opossum: A sick or injured opossum was
reported in the 500 block of South Lee Avenue. (Dec. 13.)