Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am
Reliving the glory days of high school football is something to cherish. And even more so — reliving a glorious season. Fifty years after their remarkable run, the 1963 Lodi Flames will be recognized during a ceremony prior to the Lodi-Stagg football game at the newly renovated Grape Bowl on Sept. 20.
The helicopter that Ryan Sherman and Russ Fields rode 80 miles west of San Diego before landing on a Naval destroyer on Dec. 18, 2012.
Ryan Sherman, left, and Russ Fields, center, discuss their experiences on a Naval destroyer 80 miles in the Pacific west of San Diego on Dec. 18, 2012.
Russ Fields with the ship's commander 80 miles west of San Diego on Dec. 18, 2012.
Ryan Sherman, left, and Russ Fields, center, talk to a sailor on Dec. 18, 2012, about what it's like to be 80 miles in the Pacific west of San Diego with a group of Navy sailors and officers.
Sunday, February 17, 2013 9:00 pm
How many people can claim that you flew to San Diego and then transferred onto a Navy helicopter and landed on a ship 80 miles west of the California coastline.
Saturday, July 14, 2012 12:00 am
Despite early year predictions of a water shortage, Woodbridge Irrigation District has confirmed there is enough water in Pardee Dam for its customers to irrigate normally this season.
Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am
The Lodi High School Class of 2012 spent their graduation ceremony fighting against gale force winds that threatened to tear away everything that wasn't held down.
Saturday, May 19, 2012 12:00 am
Below is a sampling of letters received by San Joaquin County staff both in support of and opposing a proposed winery ordinance amendment that would place a moratorium on new winery events.
Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:00 am
On May 6, Willie Mays celebrated his 81st birthday. During those 1950s years, the baseball world couldn't resolve the debate about who was New York's best center fielder, Mickey, Willie or the Duke. As sports writer Red Smith said: "Duke Snider, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. You could get a fat lip in any saloon by starting an argument as to which was best. One point was beyond argument, though. Willie was by all odds the most exciting."
Thursday, September 15, 2011 12:00 am
Perched on top of a black bicycle, 48-year-old Rich Nolet’s
muscular, well-defined legs propel a pedicab that weighs around 400
pounds with customers in it down School Street.
Monday, August 1, 2011 6:36 am
From left, Bob Korock, Dr. James Konrad, owner Russ Fields and
partner/winemaker Ryan Sherman pose for a photo at the grand
opening of the Fields Family Wines tasting room in Downtown Lodi on
Saturday, July 30, 2011. Dr. Konrad produces grapes in Napa County
for Fields Family Wines.
Monday, August 1, 2011 12:00 am
Ryan Sherman has a funny way of describing how he and his
business partner Russ Fields fell into winemaking.
Justin O’Byrne, left, co-owner of Ollie’s Pub, and Russ Fields,
owner of Fields Family Winery, stand in front of the building that
houses both locations Friday afternoon in Downtown Lodi. Fields’
tasting room recently opened, and both businesses have invested in
improvements to the building.
Saturday, July 9, 2011 12:00 am
Ollie's Pub and Fields Family Wines share more than a wall
inside a brick building on North School Street. Operators of the
establishments have pooled their resources and are working to
realize their vision of creating an environment that appeals to a
wide demographic of beer and wine drinkers.
Friday, November 12, 2010 12:00 am
Tokay and Lodi high schools have had some great football teams
over the years — and now they finally have a worthy field to play
on. After decades of decay, years of work and weeks of delays, the
Grape Bowl finally reopened its gates to give the general public a
view of the new playing surface installed this year. And initial
reviews were glowing.
Saturday, October 30, 2010 12:00 am
Many local baseball fans have caught a bad case of Giants fever,
but these five people have extra-special memories of their favorite
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 12:00 am
Dustin Shock and Karis Kauffroath, both of Lodi, were married in
From left: Lori Korock, Bob Korock, Russ Fields and Melinda Fields share a particularly scenic table along the river at Lodi Christian School’s third annual Evening by the River fundraiser on Sept. 25, 2010, at the home of Rose and Terry Knutson.
Saturday, February 13, 2010 12:00 am
Whether it was on aisle 1 of S-Mart or during a paper route,
Lodians share their stories of how they met the loves of their
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 12:00 am
Here are our top 10 public safety stories of the decade:
Thursday, February 5, 2009 10:00 pm
Chelsea Rea gets some funny looks as she leads Lennoxx on a
leash through Lodi High School's bustling halls.
Sunday, December 28, 2008 10:00 pm
"Did you see the squirmy palm?" a smiling Cindy Adams asked a
reporter at the World of Wonders Science Museum in Downtown
Tuesday, June 12, 2007 10:00 pm
Russ Humphrey defeated Steve Wolf 5 and 4 in the final to win
the Woodbridge men's club championship.