Saturday, February 15, 2014 12:00 am
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 4:00 pm
(BPT) - Anyone over a certain age has heard about the “the three Rs” of education - reading, writing and arithmetic. The thinking is that if you graduate from school knowing how to read, write and solve basic math problems, you’ll have the fundamentals for a successful life. But these days much more is required, especially when it comes to making sure you have the financial resources to take care of yourself and your family.
Saturday, February 1, 2014 12:00 am
All campuses: Scheduling for the 2014-15 school year has begun. Each grade level receives a PowerPoint presentation prior to meeting with their counselor to discuss course selection.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 4:00 pm
(BPT) - You’ve had it fried, boiled and “puddinged.” You’ve savored it in many varieties, including long-grain brown and white. So you think you know rice? Think again – when it comes to a versatile, nutritionally valuable complex carbohydrate, rice is a stand-out in the world of great grains.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 12:00 am
Last winter, U.S. Army veteran Don Dumlao stood on top of the railroad tracks outside of Stockton and watched the makeshift camp he had been living in for six months wash away in a torrential downpour.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 10:00 pm
(Family Features) Economic uncertainty has become the norm in today's global monetary system. Financial expert and author Mike Maloney believes the actions of Congress and the Federal Reserve will only make things worse and will wreak havoc on the lives of ordinary people.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:00 am
The government shutdown didn’t prevent Galt middle school students from boarding a plane Sunday for their annual Washington, D.C. trip, although they won’t be able to visit the nation’s Capitol, as it is closed for public tours.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:00 am
Former Lodi resident Sarai Mora moved to the United States with her parents from Mexico when she was 10 years old. She told a crowd of about 200 people at an Eastside church Tuesday that, despite her solid grades in high school, she cannot get financial aid to attend the University of the Pacific.
Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am
Last week, I had a heart-to-heart with my son about the looming expense he’s about to incur when his children, my grandchildren, begin college in 2016. Between 2016 and 2022, at least one child will be enrolled in college. Unless some unforeseen scholarship or winning lottery ticket gets cashed in, his estimated annual expense for one child would range into the high five figures; when both are enrolled at the same time, twice that sum.
Friday, May 31, 2013 9:26 am
Friday last week, Christi and I had our friends George and Cathy Phillips in from Upland in Southern California so we went downtown to show them around.
Sunday, February 17, 2013 9:00 pm
How many people can claim that you flew to San Diego and then transferred onto a Navy helicopter and landed on a ship 80 miles west of the California coastline.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 12:00 am
State and federal officials are trying to get a jumpstart this year on an annual herbicide spraying program to combat an invasive plant that has clogged Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta waterways and harbors in the summer.
Friday, January 18, 2013 12:16 pm
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System announced earlier this month that 10 mortgage servicing companies subject to enforcement actions for deficient practices in mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure processing have reached an agreement to pay more than $8.5 billion to help borrowers. Some of the information we’ve received is conflicting, so bear with me as I try to deliver it as it becomes available.
Saturday, November 10, 2012 12:00 am
Lodi is Republican country, and so it's easy to forget how heavily Democratic the rest of California and America are.
Friday, November 2, 2012 12:00 am
Plans for a new health spa built by the owners of Wine & Roses were denied at a San Joaquin County Planning Commission meeting on Thursday. There was a full house in attendance and all commissioners were present for the decision.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 12:00 am
Some 46 percent of Americans have found the secret that helps them avoid paying federal tax. Ladies and gentlemen, I salute you. You have achieved the goal of every corporation, and found the Holy Grail of the Republican platform. I just wonder how you feel about that.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 12:00 am
In November, California voters will make a choice that could substantially impact the funding of our schools. Propositions 30 and 38 both increase revenues by raising taxes and promise to fend off further budget cuts to education.
Friday, June 29, 2012 1:19 pm
According to many economists, they are forecasting that mortgage rates will rise again later this year as the American economy gradually improves and as more global investors turn to the U.S. as a safe haven for money. Mortgage rates tend to fall when there are concerns about the economy,” said Jed Kolko, the chief economist for Trulia.
Thursday, May 3, 2012 12:00 am
On paper, some local school districts' reserves appear flush with money while layoffs and other cuts continue.
Thursday, April 19, 2012 12:00 am
It seems that the idea of an executive chef for Lodi Unified School District has stirred the pot a little. Bad puns aside, at last count there was an editorial, a letter to the editor, a guest column, and 36 blog posts, so I think it is only appropriate that we clear up a few things on this subject.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:00 am
On Feb. 16, in England, Lord James of Blackheath presented to the House of Lords detailed evidence which alleges a theft of $15 trillion out of the U.S. Treasury. Lord Blackheath: "A total of $15 trillion is alleged to have been passed into the hands of HSBC for onward transit to the Royal Bank of Scotland. We need to look to where this came from and the history of this money. I have been trying to sort out the sequence by which this money has been created and where it has come from for a long time."
Friday, February 10, 2012 12:00 am
A landmark $25 billion settlement with the nation's top mortgage
lenders was hailed by government officials Thursday as long-overdue
relief for victims of foreclosure abuses. But consumer advocates
countered that far too few people will benefit.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:00 am
Ron Heberle has been president of the Lodi Unified School
District Board of Trustees for only a month. But he’s been involved
in supporting classrooms for years.
In his immediate family, there are several teachers. His wife
Susan taught at Tokay High School, while his mother Sara Heberle
taught at Woodbridge Middle School. His son Michael Heberle now
teaches at Bear Creek High School. At the beginning of each school
year, he can usually be found at their schools arranging desks,
assembling bulletin boards or clearing up a summer’s worth of
Friday, October 21, 2011 7:09 am
Neal Lipschultz recently wrote an article titled “We Can’t
Ignore Housing Anymore.” The story ran in the Wall Street Journal,
Real Time Economics Blog.
Friday, September 16, 2011 12:00 am
E.S. Brown wrote recently in the Wall Street Journal that “Most
people used to pay off their debts before retiring.” But as wages
have barely kept up with rising prices over the past 35 years
Americans have pushed debt higher, living beyond their means.