Wednesday, February 5, 2014 6:18 am
Small dogs have a special place in the hearts of a few former Lodi Memorial Hospital employees who have become close friends through their pet parties. But these aren’t just any dogs. They’re known as “wee mutts.”
Saturday, March 23, 2013 4:19 pm
C.J. was bored. The 14-year-old Welsh pony stood patiently through the third rendition of his owner’s lesson on caring for horses, and he looked a little worse for the wear.
Saturday, December 8, 2012 3:01 pm
A collection of eager children wiggled in their seats at the World of Wonders Science Museum on Saturday morning during the third annual Digology event. They had been told by their parents that digging for fossils was in the plan for the day, but first there was some learning to do.
Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 am
New exhibits are coming to the World of Wonders Science Museum in Downtown Lodi.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 12:00 am
A science museum; I never knew Lodi had one. I stopped and looked it over. What a great deal for children and adults.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
Holding his breath and moving with a steady hand, the artist adds another layer of gold to a sheet of glass as the audience watches in amazement.
Friday, January 27, 2012 12:00 am
What makes Lodi unique? What are your friends’ perceptions when
they find out you are from Lodi? How is Lodi’s wine experience
different from other cities?
Saturday, January 21, 2012 2:09 pm
Lodi resident Lola Luvianos glanced skeptically at the cockroach
sitting in the palm of Clark Pest Control's Patty Smith.
Thursday, January 5, 2012 12:00 am
"What's the one thing you do not want to do with a 25-pound
brick?" scientist Nick Williams asks a group of kids.
Saturday, November 12, 2011 11:08 pm
Chef Iradh Herrera from Rosewood Bar & Grill pulled an
elastic circle of mozzarella from a pan full of murky, white water,
stretched it between his fingers and gently placed it over a
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 12:00 am
Want to learn what happens to green tea when you add liquid
nitrogen to it? Or when you combine mozzarella cheese with carbon
dioxide? If so, visit the World of Wonders Science Museum on
Saturday, where local chefs will present food demonstrations using
the technique known as molecular gastronomy.
Lodi Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame inductees for 2011 are
(top row, from left) Mark Armstrong, Tom Peterson, Sally Snyde,
Mike Stokes, Bob Gross, and representing posthumously inducted
Elmer Kludt is Kludt’s wife, Irene (seated). The 14th annual Hall
of Fame dinner, held at the Lodi Boys and Girls Club gym on
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, drew 214 guests and raised money for the
club’s general fund.
Friday, October 7, 2011 12:00 am
One evening this week, Rick Calder paused while chatting with
his employees to look out at the dining room of Rick’s Pizza on Ham
Lane. He found it virtually empty. That’s not normal for a
Monday, October 3, 2011 12:00 am
Mark Armstrong feels it is important to support agriculture,
because it is what drives the economy. San Joaquin County is
crucial to the agricultural production of the United States, and
without it, he said, our area is dead. In support of local
agriculture, he has served as manager of the Lodi Grape Festival
for the past 19 years.
Monday, September 26, 2011 12:00 am
Michael Stokes was born and raised in the farming business. A
third-generation agri-businessman, Stokes began farming at the age
of 18 when he worked for his parents. He and his brother, Bill,
then ventured out on their own.
Monday, September 19, 2011 12:00 am
When Tom Peterson first began his career as a city hall reporter
in San Diego, he decided he liked what the people in city
government were doing. After working in city government for two
years in San Diego, Peterson relocated to Lodi, where he served two
stints with the city of Lodi. He believes in helping people make
Monday, September 12, 2011 12:00 am
Music has been a part of Bob Gross's life for as long as he can
remember. He began playing the French horn at age 9, and he
continues 60 years later. He enjoys being able to share music with
others, and has done so by playing his instrument in various local
bands and serving as a music director.
Sally Snyde, of the World of Wonders Science Museum, will be
inducted into the Lodi Community Hall of Fame.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 12:00 am
After being chosen as the president of the World of Wonders
Science Museum, Sally Greenley Snyde took the idea and ran with
Monday, August 29, 2011 12:00 am
To many in the community, Elmer Kludt was hard-working, honest
and caring. He actively served Lodi through his business and
involvement in community groups. For his contributions in community
service, Kludt was chosen posthumously as an inductee for the Lodi
Community Hall of Fame.
Monday, August 22, 2011 12:00 am
Six Lodians have been named to the Lodi Community Hall of Fame
for 2011. Sponsored by the Lodi Boys and Girls Club, the Hall of
Fame program recognizes local men and women who have made enduring
contributions to the Lodi community. Inductees are to be honored at
a dinner and program set for Nov. 5.
World of Wonders Science Museum board members Jerry Fry, Sally
Snyde, Ann Weisenberg, Jay Bell and Barabara den Hartog pose with
philanthropists K.R. and Robbie Hovatter in front of the newly
donated 8-foot-tornado exhibit on Friday, June 24, 2011.
Museum board members Jerry Fry, left, Sally Snyde, Ann
Weisenberg, Jay Bell and Barbara den Hartog pose with
philanthropists K.R. and Robbie Hovatter on Friday in front of the
newly donated tornado exhibit. (Jennifer M.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:00 am
Here's a list of Lodi-area nonprofit agencies and the help they
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