Saturday, June 8, 2013 12:00 am
Have you ever dialed a wrong number? Have you ever received a spam call from overseas?
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Paula Wells quickly realized she was being scammed. After purchasing a Ford F350 from a Sacramento-area Ford dealership, Wells, of Lodi, received a letter in the mail, saying her warranty was about to expire.
Friday, February 15, 2013 12:00 am
1. Esther Kemalyan-Roche in concert at Hutchins Street Square
Friday, October 26, 2012 12:00 am
A new telephone scam has at least one Lodi resident warning senior citizens to be careful about the information they hand out over the phone.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 12:00 am
A long time ago, my dear friend Albert Einstein said World War III will be fought with cyber and atomic weapons (I paraphrase) and World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Friday, February 17, 2012 12:00 am
It's famous. It has endured the battlefield and celebrates in
peacetime. It has been credited by world leaders Eisenhower,
Thatcher and Khrushchev for its role in the allied victory in World
War II. It has traveled the world — Europe, Asia, Australia — and
is beloved by our ocean neighbors, the Hawaiian islanders. It is
sometimes single, is known to be hot and spicy and will be forever
classic. It has been immortalized with its own museum and is
forever celebrated in festival.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 7:20 am
Saturday, September 3, 2011 12:00 am
If you get a letter in a Costco envelope with information about
winning a lottery hosted by Enterprise Holdings Inc., don't cash
the Wells Fargo check enclosed.
Monday, August 1, 2011 12:00 am
Telephone scams have become increasingly popular among scam
artists who like to prey on people and their good nature. There are
many types of phone scams, but most all will have one thing in
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 7:27 am
If you've shopped anywhere recently, you've probably been asked
to complete an online survey about customer service and such and
there is usually a chance of winning a pretty nice prize. The URL
to the survey is traditionally at the bottom of your receipt. I
always participate in this surveys because, heck, I just might win
something. And, this would most likely explain the amount of sales
material and spam I receive.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 12:00 am
As a massive disabled Carnival cruise ship is towed back to land
from the Pacific Ocean, guests onboard are without electricity, hot
water or warm food. But thanks to a former Tokay High School
trumpet player, at least they have a lot of onboard
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:00 am
Visitors wanting to enjoy historic towns near beautiful views of
wide flowing rivers will enjoy a day in the Delta.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:00 am
Where can you go to find classical musicians and fine cuisine?
You can now find them in the Stockton Symphony Alliance's new
cookbook, "Classical Cuisine," which was completed in October.
Coleman Sholl submitted his recipe for barbecued blackened Spam, which is his own creation. (Courtesy photo)
Thursday, July 16, 2009 12:00 am
For every comment we receive here on the Beat, we seem to get
about 10 spam comments.
Thursday, June 4, 2009 12:00 am
Moving is, without a doubt, one of my least favorite things. I
enjoy the change of scenery, but I am not as fond of the packing,
cleaning, unpacking or being disconnected for days (from the
Internet, and now, with an older television, from the outside world
Friday, May 15, 2009 10:00 pm
From renting boats to eating crab Louisiana-style, there is something for everyone to do in Lodi's backyard.
Friday, April 10, 2009 10:00 pm
Delta-inspired art fills independent
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 10:00 pm
Here is a simple answer to the bonus mess at AIG.
Monday, September 1, 2008 10:00 pm
Have you ever tried to pour a cocktail for accuracy five minutes
after completing a bungee jump? Joel Baker will.
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 12:00 am
There seems to be a new "replacement" for mud-slinging
television ads: mud-slinging e-mail spam.
Sunday, February 17, 2008 10:00 pm
While Isleton celebrates the beloved crawdad on Father's Day
weekend each year, the town spends the weekend after Valentine's
Day celebrating everything Spam.
Melvin Clouser of Sacramento takes a picture of a friend posing
with people wearing Spam costumes at Isleton's Spam Festival on
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008.
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:00 am
A girlfriend and I want to go on a cruise to Mexico this spring
this one, if the link works), and we're naturally trying to cut
as many costs as possible. In other words, do you have any tips or
advice, aside from resolving my passport woes?
Friday, September 21, 2007 10:00 pm
Jenny Olson-Scott is the talented 30-year-old principal flutist
for the Stockton Symphony. But the 1995 Tokay High School graduate,
does a little bit of everything. She is a member of the Long Beach
symphony. She teaches flute, both privately and at a Southern
California community college. She teaches music appreciation to
college students. And, she's in a woodwind quintet. Can you say