Saturday, September 28, 2013 12:00 am
Liberty Ranch High School in Galt needs to continue creating a process to support struggling students both academically and socially. Officials at Galt High School have been directed to improve technology and try to boost math results. Meanwhile, Lodi High School is being asked to increase academic opportunities for its Latino students, who constituted about a third of the student body in 2010.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:00 am
A new program has been launched for Lodi Electric customers to cash in their rebates online.
For the past 13 years, Lodi residents earned cash back for purchasing energy-efficient appliances, whole house fans or air conditioning units from select stores in town. But residents had to mail in the rebate application or take it to a city office, then wait six weeks for a check in the mail.
With the new system, Business Development Manager Rob Lechner said, the rebate will be automatically credited to customers' electric bill.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 12:00 am
The Galt City Council stopped short of giving unconditional support to the Wilton Rancheria Miwok tribe whose members are seeking to build a casino just north of the city along Highway 99, but said they are willing to work with the tribe.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 12:00 am
What were the biggest stories of 2012? We've scoured our archives and reflected on the stories we covered across our beats. Here is our list of the top 10:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am
Mayor JoAnne Mounce announced that the city of Lodi has received another grant to combat gang violence at the State of the City luncheon on Tuesday afternoon.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:00 am
For every month that Galt Mayor Barbara Payne attends a Sacramento Area Council of Governments meeting, she receives $100. She gets the same taxpayer-funded stipend for attending the monthly meetings of the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District.
James Pope, general manager of Northern California Power Agency, admires a dedication plaque after its unveiling during a dedication ceremony for the Lodi Energy Center on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012.
Saturday, August 11, 2012 12:00 am
While standing next to the towering Lodi Energy Center, about 300 local and state officials dedicated the state-of-the-art natural gas power plant on Friday.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 12:00 am
Local and state leaders will gather near White Slough treatment plant to dedicate the Lodi Energy Center on Friday.
Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:00 am
In its July 28 editorial titled “Bling versus Black Ink: the Governor’s Misguided Legacy,” the Lodi News-Sentinel properly took Jerry Brown to the woodshed for his ill-conceived fiscal policies that kick our already down state.
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 am
At the sprawling, futuristic construction site where a state-of-the-art energy plant is being birthed west of Lodi, there are dozens of highly skilled workers.
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 am
Melissa Philpot never imagined her days would consist of reviewing dozens of contracts and bids, inventorying and organizing a dusty warehouse or working out in the country off Interstate 5 in what seems like a small city of compressors, turbines, water pumps and electrical lines.
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 am
While driving down Interstate 5 during the last two years, Lodi residents have watched a towering structure rise near White Slough wastewater treatment plant.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 5:50 pm
Things are looking up financially for the city of Lodi — at least a bit. General Fund revenue estimates are up slightly for the next fiscal year, which starts July 1. The promising outlook is in part thanks to a new stream of income worth nearly a million dollars.
Saturday, January 7, 2012 12:00 am
When you opened your city of Lodi utility bill, you may have
noticed a line item under your electricity statement labeled "ECA"
and wondered what it is.
This number is the city's Energy Cost Adjustment, and it changes
from month to month. The ECA is applied to your bill as part of the
city's per-kilowatt-hour rate for electricity.
Friday, December 30, 2011 12:00 am
Over the past year, the Lodi-Galt area has seen a lot of new
construction and renovations.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:00 am
For more than 20 years, city of Lodi leadership has investigated
having an electric transmission line to the west.
Friday, November 11, 2011 12:00 am
Mayor Bob Johnson focused his State of the City speech Thursday on several new companies that are coming to Lodi and current businesses that are expanding.
Friday, June 24, 2011 12:00 am
Standing before dozens of slides charting water quality, export
statistics and salinity levels in the California Delta, attorney
Dante Nomellini warned Thursday of efforts to divert water from
Northern California and send it south.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 12:00 am
Sitting in the corner of Lodi Airport Cafe, pilot Ken Cantrell
sips a coffee and glances over his shoulder as flights come and go
from the commuter airport. With his jade-green eyes peering from
underneath his San Francisco Giants hat, Cantrell watches the other
pilots to ensure that none get too close and kick small rocks or
debris onto his homemade RV-6.
Not only is the acrobatic plane reliable and eye-catching, it’s
also the centerpiece of his new business: ViewPoint Aerial
Photography. The business combines Cantrell’s passion for flying
and photography, and provides aerial photographs of commercial
developments, area farms and famous landmarks to customers.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 12:00 am
The Lodi City Council has been advised by its staff to increase
its Electrical Utility budget reserve fund in order to get a better
credit rating to purchase power.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 12:00 am
Mayor Phil Katzakian showed his love of racing during his State
of the City address as he used gear-head lingo to describe the
city's successes and challenges over the past year.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:00 am
About 125 construction workers spent Tuesday morning driving
backhoes, welding and cleaning and installing large nuts to secure
a 149-foot tall boiler stack at the Lodi Energy Center. The natural
gas power plant is located on 4.4 acres at the city of Lodi's White
Slough wastewater plant and will generate 280 megawatts of power of
which Lodi will receive 30.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 am
Q: If the city budget worsens, what would you
Friday, October 1, 2010 12:00 am
For Larry Hansen, it is all a balancing act between being a
family man and being on the Lodi City Council, which he describes
as a full-time job.