Tuesday, November 26, 2013 12:00 am
A former Lodi Memorial Hospital employee has filed a lawsuit against the hospital, claiming she and several other employees were sexually harassed by a doctor for more than a year, and that she was fired when she revealed the long list of incidents to management.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:30 pm
The News-Sentinel asked: According to a recent survey, more than a third of Americans report that their religion has not been accommodated in the workplace, or they’ve witnessed religion not being properly accommodated. How should workers respond when they feel their beliefs are not being respected at work?
Friday, September 20, 2013 12:00 am
Bill Yurong played four years of football at California State University, Sacramento and two with a semi-professional club — but no game, he says, has matched the buzz at the Grape Bowl on Nov. 15, 1963.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi Unified School District trustees finalized a contract agreement with Superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer on Tuesday that extends her employment by one year and pays her almost $225,000 annually. Her contract will expire on June 30, 2016.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 12:00 am
Recent controversy at one of our middle schools has raised the follow question: Do principals and assistant principals have the same employment rights as teachers?
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 3:48 pm
ADULT DAY CARE AND HEALTH CENTERS
Saturday, December 1, 2012 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 am
The Lodi City Council passed its annual budget Wednesday night while commending city employees' willingness to agree to a two-tier retirement system and paying their own pension costs.
The city has reached new contracts with six of the eight city unions for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts July 1. The Police Officers Association and the Dispatchers Association are still negotiating with city staff.
All of the new agreements include workers paying their full share of employee pension costs by the time the contracts expire in 2013.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:00 am
As Nikko busily worked in his play kitchen putting pieces of toast into the toy toaster, his future siblings Austin and Molly observed, often teasing him and playfully rolling him around on the floor. Nikko's future father, Kevin Crosby, helped him "cook," while his mother-to-be Leslie looked on.
Friday, March 30, 2012 12:00 am
The California Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the city does not owe one of its employees for any back pay or benefits while she was not working for the city from May 2004 to January 2007 due to an injury.
Thursday, March 1, 2012 12:00 am
A Lodi attorney has won a $179 million verdict in federal court in what he believes may be the largest-ever single plaintiff verdict in a whistleblower case.
Greg Davenport of Lodi and fellow attorneys Lawrance Bohm and Erika Gaspar secured the judgment from a jury Wednesday against Catholic Healthcare West, now known as Dignity Health Systems. They filed suit on behalf of Ani Chopourian, who worked as a physicians’ assistant at two Sacramento hospitals.
Monday, February 27, 2012 11:10 am
Jeff Marsee's time as president of San Joaquin Delta College is limited, but he may be leaving with a bucket of cash.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 12:00 am
Galt attorneys are in mediation with hopes of settling a lawsuit
filed by a current Galt city employee who claims the city did not
protect her from provocative comments from a peer who has since
been let go.
Friday, December 16, 2011 12:00 am
A longtime Galt department head who was laid off earlier this
year has filed suit against the city alleging age
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 12:00 am
The court case involving a Lodi Unified School District
administrator who was reassigned two years ago is heading to
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:54 pm
San Joaquin County will lay off as many as 88 employees by the
end of the month to trim the county budget if the Board of
Supervisors adopts a staff recommendation presented Tuesday.
Friday, May 13, 2011 7:21 am
Many of us Realtors are often asked whether it is better to rent
or buy in the current housing market. The answer to that question
is almost always "It depends." There are situations where renting
short term probably makes the most sense. For example it may make
sense if you are retiring to a different region of the country and
are not yet sure where you want to set down roots. It may make
sense if you have an employment contract that will probably require
a move to another location upon termination.
Friday, December 31, 2010 12:00 am
Cynthia Haynes, CEO of the Clements-Lockeford Chamber of
Commerce, was honored by Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for her
volunteer work for the chamber and Hospice of San Joaquin.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 12:00 am
Charlie Martin Hunter, of Lodi, celebrated his 90th birthday
this month. He was born Sept. 8, 1920 in Tarrant County in
Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:00 am
Two incumbents and five other candidates are seeking Lodi City
Council seats in the November election, while 10 Galt residents are
running for that city's council.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:00 am
The employment contract for Lodi Unified School District
superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer would provide severance for 12
months or the number of months remaining on her contract should she
Monday, August 2, 2010 12:00 am
I was dismayed to learn in your recent "Excessive vs. effective"
article on severance packages for top public officials that the
Lodi Unified School District has guaranteed the current
superintendent 18 months of pay should it be necessary to dismiss
her. The LUSD Board of Trustees has a short memory!
Saturday, July 3, 2010 12:00 am
If Loren Cattolico, Galt’s police chief, were to be dismissed,
he would receive four months salary and benefits as part of his
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 12:00 am
Saying that San Joaquin County cannot continue to subsidize San
Joaquin General Hospital with $20 million of annual infusions to
its operations, the Board of Supervisors took several steps on
Tuesday to reorganize hospital operations.
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.