Thursday, September 5, 2013 2:38 pm
I want to welcome all of you to this year’s Lodi Grape Festival. As you can see in this publication, there are a lot of exciting things going on at the fair. Our ultimate goal of the event is to promote agriculture with a focus on grapes.
Each food concession at the fair has been asked to sell an item with grapes in it; please try these new items. We have also added the Wine Cellar with four wine tasting sessions.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 9:04 am
The San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District board pledged on Tuesday to include more detailed information about its finances and other administrative activity, but the board disagrees with portions of a county grand jury report that are critical of some of the district’s operations.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 11:07 am
The San Joaquin County Grand Jury says that the county’s mosquito abatement district does a good job of protecting the public from mosquitos and other insects, but the district’s board of directors has committed several violations when it comes to keeping the public informed.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00 am
One of the finest Zinfandels made in California today is one that even the most devoted Zinfandel lovers have never heard of — made by Mikami Vineyards, sourced from a 15-acre vineyard owned by Jason Mikami, located on the west side of Lodi's historic Mokelumne River AVA.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:00 am
After a two-hour public hearing on Tuesday afternoon, a decision on whether an Acampo winery should be allowed to operate a deli and large agricultural store was postponed for a month.
Sunday, January 6, 2013 5:20 pm
The San Joaquin Taxpayers Association has asked the Board of Supervisors to postpone a decision on three appointments to the county’s Mosquito & Vector Control District’s board of directors.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:00 am
San Joaquin County's mosquito abatement board postponed a vote on whether trustees should continue to be eligible for health care benefits at its board meeting Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 12:00 am
The 11-member board that governs the San Joaquin County agency overseeing mosquito control will take a second look at whether its trustees should continue to receive the same health benefits as their employees.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 6:20 am
Woodbridge Golf & Country Club
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 1:00 pm
Dear Fairgoers: Welcome to the 75th Anniversary of the Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair. This years’ Fair is a wonderful celebration of the rich history and traditions of the annual event. There are a lot of new exhibits and attractions at the fair, including the Festival Queen and Princess reunion, Super Science, the Amazing Rain Forest Experience, the Lodi Serpentarium display and educational area, WOW Museum exhibit, the Amazing Kenyan Acrobats, the Clark Pest Control Bug Zoo and so much more.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 5:02 pm
Several people took advantage of the extended filing deadline this week to run for local school, water and fire district boards. Several of the filings took place on Wednesday, the deadline in districts in where an incumbent decided not to seek re-election.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 12:00 am
Although the Lodi and Galt city councils share the greatest limelight among local races in the November election, there are several lower profile seats on various water and fire boards that remain up for grabs.
The deadline to file for local boards and councils expired last Friday — that is, unless an incumbent didn't file for re-election. In that case, the filing deadline is extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday, and incumbents are ineligible to file for another term.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 12:00 am
Although the campaigns for president, Congress and state Legislature take the limelight, local residents have the opportunity to run for offices that have a direct effect on the community.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 12:00 am
Brian Ferrell, of Windsor, and Marissa Manna, of Santa Rosa,
were engaged on Jan. 15 at Balverne Manor. Manna is the daughter of
Mike and Lisa Manna, of Acampo. Ferrell is the son of Jim and
Debbie Ferrell, of Windsor. They plan to marry Aug. 4.
Thursday, September 8, 2011 12:18 pm
On behalf the entire Lodi Grape Festival Association, I would
like to invite you to join us at the 2011 Lodi Grape Festival. The
Festival is a longtime tradition in Lodi and we feel we have put
together the best fair ever! Come and enjoy this great family event
complete with a huge carnival, food, grape murals, reptile
exhibits, arts, photography, rose show, vendors, displays and so
From left: Julie Thomas, Mike Manna and Lisa Manna smile for the camera at Rock the Square.
Saturday, May 29, 2010 12:00 am
Incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney and Republican challengers
Brad Goehring and David Harmer are going neck-and-neck over which
candidate has raised the most money for the 11th Congressional
Friday, September 11, 2009 10:00 pm
Who: Mike Manna, Matt Manna, Kevin Phillips,
Mike Phillips, Dan Phelps, Dave Diaz, Joe Peterson, Rich Hartman,
Jerry Ferrero, Bob Schulenberg, Adam Mettler, Tom Alexander and Dom
Monday, November 17, 2008 10:00 pm
Thursday, September 4, 2008 10:00 pm
George Barber, 73, remembers marching and playing the clarinet
in the Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fair Parade when he was in
Monday, August 11, 2008 10:00 pm
The filing deadline for the Lodi and Galt city councils, local
water, fire districts and community municipal advisory councils
closed on Friday, however, for some districts, the filing deadline
has been extended until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Friday, August 8, 2008 10:00 pm
Several people will be vying in the November election for spots
on the city councils of Lodi and Galt, which will also have school