Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5:01 am
LOS ANGELES — Last Mother’s Day, Jaret Graham, 14, climbed on the back of an all-terrain vehicle driven by his 12-year-old cousin. As they sped down a paved stretch of country road in west Texas, the 12-year-old lost control, the vehicle went into a ditch and the cousin fell off, injuring his leg. Jaret was thrown off and hit his head on a cattle guard, a barrier made from steel pipes. He died instantly.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:00 am
In North Carolina, an 18-year-old diagnosed with schizophrenia was shot and killed by police who were responding during a crisis.
Friday, January 31, 2014 11:28 pm
Parminder Singh Shergill’s family told hundreds of guests at a Friday night vigil that Lodi Police Department officers were called to his home to help him the morning he was shot and killed.
Monday, January 27, 2014 12:37 pm
An eyewitness who claimed to have seen two Lodi police officers shoot and kill a man Saturday morning said the man did not obey orders to put down his weapons, but also did not charge at officers before they opened fire.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 12:00 am
On Tuesday, government and school leaders in Lodi and across California were still trying to determine potential effects of the federal shutdown.
Thursday, September 26, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—There seem to be countless things we don’t think twice about when it comes to protecting our families. You’d never hit the road on a long road trip without buckling your baby in a car seat. And most people have a nightly habit of making sure the house is locked before going to bed. Both are simple things that become a habit in order to keep your family safe.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am
Saturday, September 7, 2013 12:00 am
For those of us who grew up during the Vietnam years — and especially for those who fought in the 20-year-long war — the prospect of possible United States involvement in the Syrian civil war is chilling. In my lifetime, the U.S. has been part of at least 10 armed conflicts, some of which, like Vietnam and Somalia, were poorly thought out and even more poorly executed.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 5:04 pm
Friday, June 14, 2013 12:00 am
Certificates and letters line the wall in the waiting room office of Dr. James Kim. The clicking of a typewriter echoes in the room while rows upon rows of files line the shelves of the administrative office. There are no computers. Kim prefers it that way. He says it’s efficient.
Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 am
Even fire stations with crumbling walls, rotten roofs and black mold don’t run cheap. One Lodi fire station has been sold for conversion to an engineering firm for $375,000.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 12:00 am
The day-to-day life of a working firefighter can be grueling. It's not often that the men and women on the ground have an opportunity to look at the bigger picture of fire service in the region, or even the nation.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:23 pm
Incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney faces a challenge from Republican Ricky Gill in the 9th Congressional District.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Friday, September 28, 2012 5:22 pm
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi Chief of Police Mark Helms told stories of officers making a record number of DUI arrests, rescuing an 11-year-old from a lake and even wrestling cows to the ground and hog-tying them to “take them into custody” at the Lodi Police Department promotions ceremony.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 4:52 pm
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.
Thursday, July 7, 2011 12:00 am
Stockton Police Capt. Mark Helms will serve as Lodi’s next
In a 3 to 1 vote, the Lodi City Council approved a contract with
Helms, a Tokay High School graduate, on Wednesday night.
It is the first time in at least four decades the city is hiring
a new police chief from outside the department.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 12:00 am
For the third straight year, Lodi Unified School District is
facing drastic budget cuts that will likely result in districtwide
layoffs and program elimination.
So why did the school board recently approve moving forward with
a huge renovation project at Lodi High School?
That’s the $4.4 million question.
Saturday, March 5, 2011 12:00 am
Two recently introduced bills on Capitol Hill give a strong
indication of how hard the road ahead during the 112th Congress
will be for proponents of comprehensive immigration reform.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:00 am
Q: If the city budget worsens, what would you
Saturday, September 25, 2010 12:00 am
The abolition of the two-party political system recommended by
Adam Dados is soon to come. Recent administrations, especially the
current, have systematically dismantled our constitutional republic
and free-market economy to replace it with a socialist dictatorship
and centrally planned economy.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 12:00 am
Here is a list of awards presented to Tokay High School
graduates for 2010:
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week: