Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am
A priest who served on a temporary basis in Lodi has been held to trial on two misdemeanor charges in Yuba City. A trial readiness conference is scheduled for Aug. 16.
Monday, June 10, 2013 5:51 pm
A priest who served on a temporary basis in Lodi is due to appear in court for a preliminary hearing June 27 on charges including false imprisonment and molesting a minor.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 12:00 am
An immigration judge allowed a Catholic priest temporarily serving in Lodi to be released on bail Wednesday.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:00 am
A federal grand jury in Sacramento on Thursday returned an indictment charging a 29-year-old Galt man with receiving child pornography.
Saturday, August 11, 2012 12:00 am
Remember Willie Horton? In 1986, Horton was a convicted felon serving life without parole. With his two accomplices, Horton stabbed a 17-year-old gas station attendant multiple times and stuffed his corpse into a trash can. But while incarcerated, Horton received a "weekend pass" as part of a furlough program overseen by then-Massachusetts Governor and future Democratic presidential candidate Michael Dukakis.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:00 am
The Obama administration has once again laid out the welcome mat
for illegal aliens. Last week's White House announcement that
aliens will have a "public advocate" is the latest in a long series
of White House actions to comfort aliens. In June, the Department
of Homeland Security began the unconstitutional process of
pardoning 300,000 deportable aliens. Now, those who remain and have
not yet been pardoned have an official, taxpayer-funded, go-to
Saturday, February 11, 2012 12:00 am
After 25 years of studying federal immigration policy, I'm
surprised when I stumble upon a new wrinkle. During a quarter of a
century on the immigration beat, I've seen almost everything.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 12:00 am
The winegrape harvest totals for 2011 are in, and they show a
common thread of quality over quantity.
Mark Chandler, with the Lodi Winegrape Commission, says wet,
cool weather through the growing season led to a lighter crop than
Monday, October 31, 2011 12:00 am
The Obama administration is now trying to push through a new
plan to grant amnesty to 12 to 20 million illegal immigrants. He is
planning to sidestep the legislative process and do so by executing
Saturday, September 17, 2011 12:00 am
President Obama's illegal alien Uncle Omar is out of jail. Since
he violated a 1992 deportation order to return to his native Kenya,
Onyango Obama has been living in the United States illegally. For
nearly two decades, Onyango spent his days peacefully in
Framingham, a Boston suburb, and the site of his arrest last month
for drunken driving and other related charges.
Saturday, July 30, 2011 12:00 am
Lodi resident Patricia Bou has spent the past week preparing to
leave two of her children in the U.S. and move with her two
youngest children to Cambodia.
Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:00 am
The second phase of a Lodi police operation aimed at gang
members, parolees and probationers kicked off Wednesday, leading to
gun seizures and multiple arrests.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 12:00 am
Career: Amador recently retired as U.S. Marshal
for the Eastern District of California. He previously served as a
Los Angeles police officer, chairman of the Youthful Offender
Parole Board and as director of the California Youth Authority. He
is a member of the California Public Employment Relations
Monday, May 10, 2010 12:00 am
Editor's note: Based largely on reader sentiment, the
News-Sentinel editorial board has decided to forego candidate
endorsements for the June primary.
Monday, April 26, 2010 2:07 pm
Saturday, April 24, 2010 12:00 am
A day after two Lodi massage businesses were searched by federal
immigration agents, both were closed Friday with the neon "Open"
lights turned off.
Friday, April 23, 2010 12:00 am
Federal and local investigators descended on two Lodi massage
businesses Thursday, searching them a day after two people were
indicted on prostitution and money laundering charges.
Saturday, January 23, 2010 12:00 am
Galt is getting closer to being able to revamp its law
enforcement gun range, which provides a steady source of revenue
for the city.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 10:00 pm
As the Galt City Council faces decreasing revenues and impending
state funding shortfalls, the council was quick to unanimously
endorse a project Tuesday night that will not need money from the
Friday, January 9, 2009 10:00 pm
According to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest grim report, by
the middle of next year, California's budget deficit will be $42
billion. Schwarzenegger claims that the state will be flat broke in
February … as in next month.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008 10:00 pm
Nine people have been arrested in connection with the sale of
counterfeit items at the Galt Market and other locations.
Tuesday, April 1, 2008 10:00 pm
Twice since last October, Juan Antonio Velazquez was arrested
and booked into the Lodi jail.
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 10:00 pm
A man who was deported from the United States after numerous
drug convictions is now in the Lodi jail, accused of sneaking back
into the country and stealing the identities of about 100
Thursday, September 6, 2007 10:00 pm
Lodi residents awoke to ash on their cars Thursday as forest
fire smoke lingered over San Joaquin County for a second day.
Sunday, March 11, 2007 10:00 pm
THE TALE OF THE STRANGE ITEM: Lodi police were recently sent to
investigate a small, suspicious item topped with a blinking red
light near the flag pole at Farmers and Merchants Bank on Church