Tuesday, December 24, 2013 4:40 pm
As I write this, there’s a loaf of banana bread on my desk, a holiday gift from an old friend who just dropped by the newsroom.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:44 am
I have signed up for a feature on Lodinews.com and several other newspaper websites that I just love — email headlines.
Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi will be a cheeseburger and margarita paradise tonight.
Thursday, August 23, 2012 12:00 am
A new era of Elliot Eagles football is set to kick off next Saturday, and senior standout Roman Butler is looking to start a new tradition.
Friday, April 27, 2012 12:00 am
Two days. Five league opponents. One mad dash for points. As the Tri-City Athletic League and San Joaquin Athletic Association title meets kick off this morning, swimming teams at Lodi and Tokay high schools enter the fray with their eye on conference titles — and both contenders are in for an intense competition.
Saturday, July 23, 2011 12:00 am
In one of my columns last year, I confessed to readers that I am
a devoted "Dancing With the Stars" fan. I use "confessed" because
some of my friends find the television show to be utterly
brainless. I don't disagree. But I also find it a refreshing
two-hour break from the seemingly endless stream of depressing
national and local news: Republicans and Democrats clashing over
the federal debt ceiling, rising gas prices, foreign wars and
California's ongoing budget crisis.
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 12:00 am
Perfection is neither achieved easily nor often. Roger Fink was
perfect 36 times.
Friday, August 14, 2009 10:00 pm
In the late summer of 1922, three young people drowned in
separate accidents. One died in the Mokelumne River. One died while
cooling off in Smith's Lake (today Lodi Lake), and one died trying
to escape the heat by dipping into an irrigation canal.
Friday, June 5, 2009 10:00 pm
While tonight's fight between Robbie Lawler and Jake Shields is
headlining the Strikeforce mixed martial arts event on Showtime,
there is another bout on the Strikeforce main card that is of local
Friday, October 3, 2008 10:00 pm
Today, headlines about the stock market's record plunge and
bailout measures to ward off a national financial crisis dominate
News-Sentinel's front page.
Monday, May 26, 2008 10:00 pm
The latest news on local athletes who are continuing to play at
the college or pro levels.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008 10:00 pm
More often than not, statisticians would prefer to stay out of
Wednesday, October 3, 2007 10:00 pm
When a man robbed a Woodbridge bank Tuesday afternoon, one thing
stood out as law enforcement agencies began gathering information:
He was wearing a white afro wig.
Friday, September 7, 2007 10:00 pm
San Joaquin County's fight against mosquitoes and the deadly
West Nile virus has topped headlines in recent weeks. For the first
time in county history, the local mosquito control agency dropped
pesticides over Lodi and other populated cities in August in its
unprecedented effort to combat the mosquito-carried virus that has
left one man dead.
Friday, January 26, 2007 10:00 pm
Will Democrats show some grit? Most headlines on President
Bush's State of the Union speech screamed about his Iraqi troop
surge or health care proposal.
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 10:00 pm
Winds of coaching changes blew through the local prep baseball
programs in the offseason as three veteran high school coaches
stepped down, including Paul Lovotti of Tokay after three
Monday, June 21, 2004 10:00 pm
No: Large retailers will benefit the city
Friday, March 12, 2004 10:00 pm
The NCAA men's basketball championships begin next week. Games will be played in cities all across the United States stretching from Buffalo, N.Y., to Seattle.
Thursday, February 5, 2004 10:00 pm
I hate to beat a dead horse, but it's looking at me.
Friday, January 2, 2004 10:00 pm
Here are the top news stories of 2003 as selected by the
News-Sentinel's news department.
Sunday, March 10, 2002 10:00 pm
I woke up this morning and was pleased with the headline, "Lodi
school bond passes."
Sunday, March 10, 2002 10:00 pm
I woke up this morning and was pleased with the headline, Lodi
school bond passes.
Sunday, September 16, 2001 10:00 pm
You are still groggy in bed, but your wife, the early riser, whispers to you, "There is a big story. You should watch."
Friday, December 29, 2000 10:00 pm
A tumultuous visit by a president-to-be.