Thursday, August 9, 2012 12:00 am
The six Lodi nonprofits that sold fireworks this year have their final profit estimates, and they appear strong: average gross sales increased by $4,000 of booths compared to last year.
Friday, June 29, 2012 12:00 am
Independence Day is just around the corner, and several nonprofit groups in Lodi are ready to help you celebrate.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 12:00 am
While final totals are not yet in from fireworks sales, a
majority of the six nonprofit leaders who took part said they are
pleased with the money their organizations raised this weekend.
Saturday, July 2, 2011 12:00 am
Volunteers at fireworks stands restocked on Friday in
preparation for a busy weekend, during which they expect to make
more than half of their sales.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:00 am
Loretta Burton opened a pack of Crackling Cactus Fountains and
placed them between the Killer Bees, the Mini Monsters and the
While it might sound like a scene more suited to Halloween,
Burton was actually getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July
at the Lodi Mexican American Lions Club firework booth on
She was helping a small group of volunteers stock the shelves in
preparation for the swarms of people who will come throughout the
week to buy a variety of fireworks.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 6:38 pm
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 12:00 am
People can start buying fireworks for the first time in the city
of Lodi starting today.
Six stands will be spread out through town selling
state-approved fireworks until 9 p.m. on the Fourth of July.
Are you planning to buy some fireworks this week? Here's what
you need to know:
Thursday, April 7, 2011 12:00 am
After the Lodi City Council unanimously approved an ordinance
allowing fireworks around the Fourth of July, Mayor Bob Johnson
joked “go forth and blow things up.”
Lodi will allow nonprofits to sell state-approved fireworks from
noon to 9 p.m. on June 28 and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from June 29 to July
4. Residents will also be able to set off fireworks during those
same time periods and also from 9 to 11 p.m. on June 29 to July
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 12:00 am
Three members of the Lodi City Council voiced support Tuesday
for drafting an ordinance allowing state-approved fireworks to be
used and sold within city limits.
The council members said they would like to discuss and vote on
an ordinance in time for fireworks to be sold this Fourth of
About 40 people attended Tuesday morning’s shirtsleeve meeting,
including many leaders in the nonprofit community.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011 12:00 am
Residents might be able to set off fireworks during an upcoming
Fourth of July if the Lodi City Council decides to allow the sale
and use of state-approved fireworks.
Stockton lifted its ban in May of last year and started allowing
nonprofits to sell fireworks. Then TNT Fireworks, a private
company, asked Lodi several months ago to review its ban, Lodi Fire
Chief Kevin Donnelly said.
Currently, fireworks that produce a spark or flame are outlawed
in Lodi. This leaves only novelty items like caps or party poppers,