Thursday, December 12, 2013 9:55 am
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies say one man was killed and two were seriously injured in a fuel tank explosion on a ranch near Merced.
Thursday, December 12, 2013 9:25 am
MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say one man was killed and two others seriously injured when a fuel tank exploded on a Central Valley ranch.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 10:00 pm
(Family Features) Most people prefer to stay in their home or apartment for as long as possible. The best way to make this a reality is to plan ahead of time to make the amenities in your home as safe and accessible as possible. It can be hard to imagine that tasks around the house that were once done with ease can one day pose a challenge. Anticipating the challenge and planning accordingly may allow you to remain in your home for an extended period of time. Often, with some minor modifications, your home can be adapted to help you stay as long as possible even with some loss of mobility.
Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:39 pm
A 43-year-old Lodi man was killed in a construction-related accident just south of Merced, according to the Merced County Coroner’s Office.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am
Fred Hoffman recently spent some time in the new cardiac unit at Lodi Memorial Hospital. After open-heart surgery at a Sacramento hospital last year, the Herald resident drove to the center on South Fairmont Avenue and rode a stationary bicycle or walked on a treadmill while nurses monitored his heart rate, three days a week for 12 weeks.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:00 am
Fire departments throughout California have been expecting an active wildfire season this year following an extremely dry winter. Statewide it's proven true, and local departments have sent strike teams to help fight flames in Northern and Southern California much earlier than usual.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Emergency response vehicles descended upon Galt High School on Wednesday as teachers and other staff responded to a campus emergency. But it wasn't real.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:00 am
Some of Michelle Antrobus’ students have known since a young age that they wanted to work in the hospitality industry.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 12:00 am
The San Joaquin County Public Health Services Department is warning that using surma, kohl and kajal around the eyes can lead to lead poisoning and cause brain damage in young children.
Friday, October 12, 2012 6:21 pm
Four candidates battle for two seats on Woodbridge’s sewer board. Long-time Woodbridge Sanitary District board member Harold Rohrbach seeks re-election to the district’s board of directors, which oversees sewer service and sets garbage rates. Along with Rohrbach, we asked appointed incumbent Willie Nelson and challengers Mary Avanti, Charles Stocker the same question:
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:27 pm
Democrat Richard Pan and Republican Antonio ‘Tony’ Amador face each other for the 9th Assembly District seat.
Thursday, September 27, 2012 12:00 am
The San Joaquin County grand jury has commended Woodbridge Sanitary District officials for the significant progress they've made in correcting issues brought to the grand jury more than a year ago.
"The 2011-12 grand jury is satisfied with the action the district has made in adopting the recommendations made by the 2010-11 grand jury," according to a recent report from jurors. "The grand jury commends the accelerated progress the district has taken."
Friday, September 14, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi resident Calvin Glenn Pitto was killed early Thursday morning in what authorities describe as an "industrial accident."
Monday, October 17, 2011 1:46 pm
The man killed in an industrial accident at General Mills' Lodi
plant Thursday has been identified.
Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 am
A General Mills employee who died at the Lodi plant Thursday was
crushed by a boxcar after it came unhinged, state officials
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 12:00 am
San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore said he agrees with the
grand jury that a new morgue is needed, but there isn’t enough
money in the county budget to build one.
Thursday, March 10, 2011 7:17 am
Two California farm supervisors charged in the heat-related
death of a pregnant teen farmworker finalized a plea deal and were
sentenced Wednesday to community service and probation, angering
farmworker advocates who had called for jail time.
Thursday, January 6, 2011 12:00 am
There will be a major shakeup of operations at the San Joaquin
Fair in Stockton. Lodi resident Mitch Slater, who served on the
fair's board of directors for eight years, and four others on the
nine-member board were removed from office in one of Arnold
Schwarzenegger's final acts as governor.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 12:00 am
You would have thought the San Joaquin County Board of
Supervisors were a bunch of rock stars as Ken Vogel and Larry
Ruhstaller were sworn in to their second terms on Monday. The board
chambers in downtown Stockton were packed, with nearly everyone
dressed in their Sunday best. There were even some reserved
Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:00 am
While Tuesday marks the 2010 general election, there is a
special election for Galt voters as well. With the death of State
Sen. Dave Cox in July, three Republicans and a Democrat have filed
for the 1st Senate District seat. They are:
Monday, November 23, 2009 12:00 am
Lodi police officers will be on special patrol to make sure that
everyone has their seat belt on while driving or riding in a car
through Nov. 30. Officers will look for drivers, passengers and
children to make sure they are properly restrained.
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 10:00 pm
Arnold and the top state leaders called for changes after
inspectors found dozens of laborers toiling in the fields with
little to no shade or water in May. While that might be so, a man
or woman has to know his or her limitations. It's summer, and it's
hot in the Valley and has been forever.
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 10:00 pm
STOCKTON - A 47-year-old man died after he was hurt while
working Sunday on the San Joaquin Fair's horse-racing track, fair
and law enforcement officials confirmed Monday.
Sunday, May 17, 2009 10:00 pm
For the past 57 years, Lodi Memorial Hospital has been
faithfully serving people in the Lodi area.
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 10:00 pm
The following is a selection of city expenses incurred between
Feb. 27 and March 26: