Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Without any opponents in the coming election, just months away, Tori Verber-Salazar is the frontrunner to become San Joaquin County’s next district attorney, making her someone to watch in 2014.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 12:00 am
On Tuesday, government and school leaders in Lodi and across California were still trying to determine potential effects of the federal shutdown.
Friday, September 6, 2013 12:00 am
The founders of the new Galt Police Activities League have been quietly meeting for months, and have created an executive board for the organization and filed its nonprofit papers with the California Secretary of State.
Thursday, August 15, 2013 12:00 am
South County Services can help more area residents struggling to pay rent and utilities, thanks to a monetary boost from the Elk Grove City Council.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:00 am
The Sacramento Employment and Training Agency will soon begin offering free training in occupations such as truck driving and customer service through a new partnership with the Galt Joint Union High School District.
Thursday, May 16, 2013 12:00 am
The Galt Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees has finalized plans to eliminate the current Adult School program with the layoffs of all eight part-time teachers and reduction of hours for its director. The unanimous decision was made at Tuesday’s regular school board meeting.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:00 am
Galt Police Lt. Jim Uptegrove is retiring next month after one of the longest career stints in the department's history.
Friday, December 21, 2012 12:00 am
While standing between rows of children's books waiting for her photo to be taken, Library Services Director Nancy Martinez notices a book about pet rabbits is out of place. She plucks it from the bookcase and reshelves it.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Friday, April 20, 2012 12:00 am
The travel industry was not always in the plans for Judy Bader. She had her sights set on a law career when she went away to school at age 17. It wasn't until her return to Lodi that the world opened up to her.
Thursday, February 9, 2012 6:52 pm
Hettie Schaeffer grew up around Placerville and Tahoe and was
very athletic, spending her time snowboarding, skiing and horseback
riding. As a young adult, she ventured into the world of make-up
artistry and fashion, but it wasn't until a she applied to a police
academy that she found her real calling.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:22 pm
Should San Joaquin County pour money into a new snow leopard
exhibit, or should precious tax dollars be allocated to other
projects county officials say they can't afford?
Saturday, July 16, 2011 12:00 am
The recently adopted state budget will influence schools and
government in the Lodi area in diverse ways. Here is a summary:
Monday, April 4, 2011 6:42 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
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.
Friday, February 25, 2011 12:00 am
Mark Owens is the franchise owner of two Liberty Tax Service
centers in Lodi. The native of Connecticut moved to Lodi in the
early 1990s and purchased the two Liberty franchises in 2006. He
also works as a self-employed real estate appraiser for his
company, Owens Appraisal Associates.
Friday, September 3, 2010 12:00 am
Martha Fornes is a REMAX Gold, Realtor in Galt.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010 12:00 am
The Galt City Council is still looking for someone to replace
Councilman Andrew Meredith, who resigned on July 7.
Thursday, July 22, 2010 12:14 am
One day last week, approximately a dozen people gathered in two
separate rooms at the Lodi Unified School District offices. Seymour
Kramer traveled back and forth between the groups, relaying
information and collecting documents.
Friday, May 21, 2010 12:00 am
Ever since Lodi became a part of the 14th Senate District after
the legislative reapportionment in 2002, no one from San Joaquin
County has represented the area in that district.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 12:00 am
Clovis Baptiste, the manager of the Big Kmart on Cherokee Lane
who grew up in Haiti and hasn't heard from his family since the
massive January earthquake, left his wife and two children in
Stockton this weekend to search for his family in his homeland.
Thursday, January 21, 2010 12:00 am
Lodi's Master Sweep-N-Clean and Stockton's Heavenly Spa &
Stove, Inc. are two more local organizations participating in San
Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District's incentive program
aimed at getting residents to rid themselves of their free-standing
wood stove or open fireplace for a cleaner burning wood, pellet or
gas stove or insert.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 12:00 am
Across from the Lodi Transit Station on Sacramento Street, one
store's mission is to improve the community by offering gently-used
merchandise at affordable prices. UPtown Thrift sits adjacent to
the iconic Lodi Arch, where trains trudge through town and make
their presence felt with their booming horns throughout the
Thursday, September 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Highway 12 was closed between Interstate 5 and Rio Vista for
most of Thursday after about 100 gallons of toxic hydrochloric acid
spilled when a bigrig trailer rolled over.
Friday, September 4, 2009 10:00 pm
A Lodi correctional counselor and firearms instructor was
charged Friday with five felonies relating to the alleged abuse of
the woman he married in China four years ago.