Wednesday, October 2, 2013 12:00 am
Longtime county educator James Mousalimas has declared his candidacy for the San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools position. Current Superintendent Mick Founts does not plan to seek re-election next year.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:00 am
When Linda Hammons was growing up, her parents taught her the importance of serving others. Thanks to her parents’ guidance and the sense of satisfaction she gains from community service, Hammons has been volunteering in Lodi and beyond for decades.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 12:00 am
Santa Ana, Ecuador, and Lodi do not have many things in common. They are a few thousand miles apart, in different hemispheres and different countries. But they share one person: Sean McDonald.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 12:00 am
Sounds of the Caribbean filled the air as Capt. Martin Ross played the old favorite tune of "When the Saints Go Marching In" on the steel drum. While seated in the plush chapel of the Lodi Salvation Army, Ross said he teaches steel drum classes there.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 am
I know you. I know all about you. I know that you are Catholic and you are Jewish. I can therefore make decisions about the kind of person you are. I know that you, over there, are Mormon, and you in that corner are atheists, which tells me all I need to know about what you think and how you live.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 12:00 am
AmyJo Mattheis grew up in church. Her father, the late Bob Mattheis, was a long-time pastor at Lodi's St. Paul Lutheran Church. She loved God and Jesus Christ.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 9:08 pm
Democrat Richard Pan and Republican Tony Amador of Lodi won the state’s 9th Assembly District race.
Friday, July 1, 2011 12:00 am
Before we even reached the gate of Stillman Magee Park on the
Mokelumne River, a sheriff's deputy with a hard stare was trying to
get us to leave.
"No one is going on the river," the deputy said behind a pair of
silver sunglasses and through a bristly mustache. "You may as well
turn around and go back."
I was inclined to agree. Less than 100 yards behind him,
whitecaps from the Mokelumne River lapped around trees as branches
raced across the surface of the water.
It looked plain dangerous.
Saturday, June 18, 2011 12:00 am
Katsuya Kusunoki had a definite learning curve when he became
minister of the Buddhist Church of Lodi. That's because he's
participating in his first ministerial assignment, and he's lived
most of his life in Japan.
Friday, May 20, 2011 8:45 am
Before Tracy Lopez started her internship at the WorkNet Center
in Lodi, she wasn’t sure what career field she was interested
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 12:00 am
Nov. 10 was observed as the Marine Corps birthday. For over 200
years it has participated in numerous wars, battles and conflicts.
Three stand out: Bellieu Woods, 1918 France, WWI; Iwo Jima, Bonin
Islands 1945, WWII; and Chosen Reservoir March to the Sea, Korean
Friday, September 3, 2010 12:00 am
Courage. Honor. Sacrifice. These values guided John F. Kennedy
through his life in the military and political office, said Ted
Robinson, who served in the Navy alongside Kennedy during World War
II. Robinson spoke before the Lodi Rotary on Thursday afternoon and
shared anecdotes and stories about one of the country's most
popular leaders of the 20th century.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 1:10 am
People ranging from local Woodbridge residents to elected county
officials have been concerned about the fire hazard in the
Woodbridge Wilderness Area.
Saturday, July 3, 2010 12:00 am
After a year without a minister, the Buddhist Church of Lodi has
welcomed Katsuya Kusunoki, a 32-year-old Japan native, on his first
Friday, May 28, 2010 12:00 am
Here are the top graduating students for 2010 from Lodi High
Friday, July 3, 2009 10:00 pm
Celena Tasabia, 19, is the person underneath the thick hair of
"Alice and Wonderland's" zany character, the Cheshire Cat.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 10:00 pm
Ian Sroufe, a junior at Lodi High School, received his Eagle
Scout rank at a Court of Honor on March 29 at the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Friday, February 6, 2009 10:00 pm
Dear Readers: I recently did a column on
reinstating the draft - with non-military options. I spoke of the
apathy, entitlement and lack of practical skills that define many
youth today, and how, through mandatory national service, we could
not only repair America's crumbling infrastructure and meet an
array of unfunded social needs, but youth would receive a life-long
work ethic and financial perks to launch them into adulthood.
Sunday, December 14, 2008 10:00 pm
My large Japanese maple tree has come into its own at last, with
its leaves turning a wonderful color that is hard to define.
Thursday, October 30, 2008 10:00 pm
Voters in the 3rd Congressional District race have a choice
between stark contrasts.
Friday, July 18, 2008 10:00 pm
Sacramento's most prominent housing developer has been waiting
almost eight years to mine 330 acres of topsoil and gravel, but
ranchers in the Herald area have continually objected to the
project because it would destroy the area's peace and quiet.
Friday, May 23, 2008 10:00 pm
In a rare election process, four attorneys are running to
replace a retiring San Joaquin County Superior Court judge.
Sunday, February 3, 2008 10:00 pm
Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River, will host a town-hall meeting
from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today in the Galt City Council chambers, 380
Sunday, December 30, 2007 10:00 pm
The Lodi and Galt area lost many of its notable citizens in the
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 10:00 pm
Milo Radulovich was known nationally for confronting the Red
Scare and Sen. Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s, and most recently as
the inspiration for George Clooney's movie "Good Night, and Good