Sunday, July 28, 2013 5:01 pm
Boy, does Shamin Malik have a green thumb. She and her husband, Mansha Malik, grow all sorts of fruits and vegetables the front and backyards at their home on Lodi’s Eastside.
Saturday, July 6, 2013 12:00 am
Muslims in Lodi and throughout the world are about to observe Ramadan, a 29-day period when they fast each day, pray and reflect on their sins.
Saturday, February 16, 2013 12:00 am
A Lodi mom is starting a petition to add Eid al-Fitr to California’s list of holidays that would automatically excuse a child from school. The 24-hour Muslim holiday falls after 30 days of fasting during daylight to observe Ramadan each year, and this year will fall on Aug. 7 and 8 — in the first week of the 2013-14 school year.
Saturday, January 14, 2012 12:00 am
Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow's public proclamations of
his Christian faith during the Broncos' recent victories have
created friends and alienated others.
Monday, September 13, 2010 12:00 am
President Obama hosted a Ramadan dinner at the White House.
Where is the Rosh Hashanah dinner at the White House, and the
Christian dinner and all the other Christian religions'
Yesterday morning I shot the Eid ul-Fitr service at the Lodi Mosque. Basically, it's a holiday celebrated the day after Ramadan ends. Several hundred people were there, crammed into the masque and overflowing outside. It's all about building relations and creating a stronger brotherhood between people and they truly demonstrate that.
Local Muslims are lead in prayer during the Eid ul-Fitr service, a post-Ramadan holiday that means "feast of fast breaking," on Friday at the Lodi Mosque. The holiday, in which Muslims seek to strengthen their bonds and brotherhood with others, marks the end of Ramadan and the period of daily fasting. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)
Pakistanis look for the new moon at dusk Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, in front of the Lodi Muslim Mosque on Poplar Street. The new moon's arrival marked the end of Ramadan, a month-long holy period for Muslims.
Some of the food served at the Lodi Muslim Mosque on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, included lamb with curry sauce, rice with carrots and raisins, a pastry with peas and potatoes and an abundance of fresh fruit.
Members of the Lodi Muslim Mosque and their children enjoy a feast Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, to end their daily fast during Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims are to not eat or drink any food during daylight hours in order to reflect on their lives and Islam faith. Thursday marked the end of Ramadan.
Friday, September 10, 2010 12:00 am
A group of Pakistani-Americans were looking west across South
Stockton Street trying to spot the new moon at dusk Thursday.
Saturday, August 14, 2010 7:10 am
Khan Afsar, president of the Lodi Muslim Mosque, said that
Muslims in Lodi began fasting at 4:46 a.m. on Thursday for Ramadan.
Muslims could begin eating and drinking at 8:08 p.m. that day,
though the time each day will change slightly due to the moon’s
position, Afsar said.
Friday, August 28, 2009 10:00 pm
The Lodi Muslim Mosque is joining Muslims throughout the world
in celebrating Ramadan, Islam's holy month, which started on Aug.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 10:00 pm
The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved two legal
settlements on Tuesday.
Monday, January 26, 2009 10:00 pm
A former inmate at San Joaquin County Jail has claimed in a
lawsuit that jail officials denied him his rights as a Muslim to
practice his religion, U.S. District Court records show.
What Ramadan means in living message of Quran
Friday, September 5, 2008 10:00 pm
When Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, took
the oath of office in early 2007, he borrowed Thomas Jefferson's
copy of the Quran from the Library of Congress. Jefferson, a man of
vision, learned from many sources. The Quran was one of them.
Thursday, December 6, 2007 12:00 am
I hope I'm not stepping on Lauren's toes here! (She's the crafty
one.) But my absolute favorite thing about Christmas is the
holiday-themed cooking and crafting. Any excuse to eat and play
Friday, October 5, 2007 10:00 pm
Nawaz Shah is a typical, busy Sacramento State University
student except for one thing.
Nadim Khan, 23, left, and Aneesa Khan, 16, talk about their experiences with Ramadan when they were younger. The age at which young Muslims begin fasting for the first time varies. (Brian Feulner/News-Sentinel)
Friday, December 1, 2006 10:00 pm
CHRISTMAS CONTROVERSY: Before, I've always
chuckled and shook my head at Fox News whenever the "fair and
balanced" network attempted to send viewers into a tizzy by
reporting on the War on Christmas being waged by the evil
secularist powers that obviously have so much influence in this
Friday, September 29, 2006 10:00 pm
Umer Hayat is trying to get his life back on track and he got a big boost on Friday.
Friday, February 3, 2006 10:00 pm
Just like any other businesses, a sign above the front door of
Intimates reads "No shirt, No shoes, No service." But its what's
inside that sets Intimates Adult Superstore starkly apart from the
rest of Lodi's business community.
Friday, December 9, 2005 10:00 pm
The founder of the conservative religious organization,
Christian Community Concerns, is campaigning this year to "bring
Christ back to Christmas."
Friday, November 4, 2005 10:00 pm
Four years ago, the U.S. Postal Service started selling postage
stamps commemorating the two annual holidays for the 7 million
American Muslims. The two holidays are Eid al-Fitr, a festival at
the end of Ramadan and Eid al-Adha, festival of sacrifice
associated with the time of Hajj.