Thursday, February 6, 2014 6:22 am
Departing Lodi City Manager Rad Bartlam requested that the city council and staff not do anything out of the ordinary to recognize him on his final day at work.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 8:49 am
The Lodi City Council is set to appoint Deputy City Attorney Janice Magdich as interim city attorney at its Feb. 5 regular meeting.
Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:00 am
We’re losing a capable city manager with Rad Bartlam moving to Chino Hills. It’s never easy filling such a crucial position, yet Lodi may have a strong natural replacement in City Attorney Stephen Schwabauer.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:44 pm
On July 30, Lodi resident David Bertocchini saw plants he had recently planted on the west side of his home trampled and destroyed, and a new green electrical utility box sticking up out of the ground.
Thursday, June 21, 2012 12:00 am
The skate park and security cameras were the hot conversation topics at Wednesday's Lodi City Council meeting.
Saturday, December 10, 2011 12:00 am
Two Walmarts are proposed within a 15-mile radius.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 12:00 am
A Lodi man has filed suit against the city of Lodi and various
employees of the city and the police department relating to his
arrest in 2009 on allegations of sexually abusing his wife. Michael
O'Riley is seeking unspecified damages in excess of $25,000 for
"mental, physical and nervous pain and suffering," among other
accusations, according to court documents obtained by the
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 12:00 am
At first glance, it had all the makings of a major drug bust.
About 40 Lodi police and firefighters raided a commercial warehouse
Tuesday, Sept. 14, and found 30 pot plants worth roughly $4,200,
along with two pounds of what appeared to be crystal
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:00 am
A crash last month that injured several people including a
2-year-old boy was caused by Lodi Police volunteer Partners,
investigators have concluded.
Monday, November 30, 2009 12:00 am
Among City of Lodi employees, 82 earned more than $100,000 in 2012 — up from 30 in 2009. City officials say the difference is in overtime hours, especially among fire and police employees, which were rare in 2007 and 2008.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 12:00 am
A Tokay High graduate with a degenerative bone disorder has
filed a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act over access
at Lodi's Grape Bowl stadium.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 10:00 pm
A correctional counselor accused of abusing his wife is trying
to get his cash back from Lodi police so he can hire an
Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:00 pm
The Wal-Mart Supercenter project may be delayed once again
following a complaint submitted to the city about whether Wal-Mart
and Browman Development Company have filed the correct
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:00 pm
It turns out that Lodi's long-running contamination battle
didn't end in a $1.2 million settlement with an attorney, after
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:00 am
Thanks to Layla Bohm,
we will have a story in tomorrow's paper about the city's
continuing legal problems with attorney Michael Donovan.
Monday, February 9, 2009 10:00 pm
Could Lodi have settled the lawsuit against its former
environmental attorney long before racking up more than $2 million
in legal fees?
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 10:00 pm
When Amanda Hauser is in her backyard, it would be nice to see
something besides mud and patches of grass behind her family's
Sunday, December 28, 2008 10:00 pm
With all the recent winds we've been having, I have to wonder:
Who's responsible for cleaning up the leaves that have fallen from
all the trees?
Friday, August 15, 2008 10:00 pm
Lodi Planning Manager Peter Pirnejad is headed west.
Thursday, June 5, 2008 10:00 pm
The Lodi City Council this summer will decide whether to approve
the city's first-ever redevelopment district. Such a move would
help Lodi keep a greater share of property tax in local hands, with
the goal of revitalizing the Eastside.
City Manager Blair King responds to questions Tuesday night during an open house on redevelopment. The event was hosted by the Lodi Chamber of Commerce, and drew members of the public and city leaders including City Attorney Stephen Schwabauer, center, and Councilman Bob Johnson, back left. The meeting was held at the Lincoln Technical Academy on East Pine Street. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)
Friday, February 8, 2008 10:00 pm
A judge has rejected part of a claim by Lodi's former pollution
lawyer, who wants a slice of the settlements collected by the city
after it fired him.
Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:00 pm
If things go the way Lodi officials are hoping, city dispatchers
will soon be handling all emergency calls, rather than transferring
fire and medical calls elsewhere.
Friday, January 11, 2008 10:00 pm
Nearly two years ago, Lodi's City Council pondered an ordinance
that would have placed most liability for trip-and-fall lawsuits
from damaged sidewalks on homeowners, rather than taxpayers.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 10:00 pm
The end of Lodi's decade-long legal fight over contamination is
actually almost here.