Saturday, August 3, 2013 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 am
In an effort to move one step closer to opening the Lodi Shopping Center, anchored by a Walmart Supercenter, the company is in talks with the city to purchase a tract of farmland near the White Slough Pollution Control Center, the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
A woman leaves Wal-Mart with a cart filled with children’s toys during the store’s early Black Friday sale in Lodi on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Customers filled their carts with deals during Wal-Mart’s early Black Friday sale in Lodi Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Five Lodi Police cars were called in to control the crowd at Wal-Mart during the store’s Black Friday early opening on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:24 pm
A cold wind and scattered showers didn’t stop generous shoppers or determined volunteers from filling up a city bus with groceries for needy families on Saturday.
Friday, October 12, 2012 1:15 pm
Five candidates square off for the two available seats on the Galt City Council.
Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00 am
Construction could start on a new Walmart Supercenter in Lodi as early as next spring.
Saturday, January 28, 2012 12:00 am
During his State of the Union address, President Obama portrayed
himself as a populist whose administration, should it achieve a
second term, will focus its efforts on the common American to
restore economic equality. Among Obama's proposals will be to
improve education and job training initiatives, especially among
the long-term unemployed, as well as offer tax breaks to companies
that "insource" jobs back to the United States.
Monday, October 24, 2011 12:00 am
Wal-Mart opponents will sit down with Galt officials for a
court-ordered mediation session Friday to discuss possible noise
issues. It is the last unresolved issue between city staff and
members of the Galt Citizens for Sensible Planning.
Zombie burlesque dancer Addy Street poses in a coffin in the Wal
Mart parking lot along Kettleman Lane on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011,
to draw attention to the Lodi Zombie Walk happening on
Oct. 29. Event organizer Tom Presler expects a much greater turnout
than last year’s 500 zombies. Proceeds from the Zombie Walk benefit
the Lodi American Legion Post 22 and Lodi Support Our Troops.
Saturday, August 20, 2011 12:00 am
The claim first made more than 10 years ago and repeated by
Republican and Democratic administrations that corporate offshoring
would increase domestic employment turned out to be one of the most
painful hoaxes ever perpetrated on American workers
Monday, July 25, 2011 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:00 am
On July 4, 1776, the world changed.
It was, until that time, unacceptable for man to govern himself.
To act on one's own free will and accept responsibility for one's
actions was but a dream.
But that dream was made real by men who were starving for
liberty and still had hope enough to rebel against a tyrannical
government and declare a new land, free from the shackles of
oppression they all once shared.
Monday, March 14, 2011 12:00 am
John and Tiffany Moffatt may be low profile in Lodi, but they've
enjoyed rather successful careers — both worked closely with former
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Governator's office.
Saturday, February 26, 2011 12:00 am
Cathy Huckaby, of Lodi, recalls the scene quite clearly. She'd
left her cruise ship and joined other tourists on a bus to visit
the Caribbean port city of St. Thomas. Sitting in front of her were
two plump middle-aged women, bejeweled and bedecked.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 9:20 am
Soroptimist International of Lodi recently submitted an
application to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and was granted $500 toward the
HUGS project (Hope, Understanding, Goals and Support).
Saturday, January 15, 2011 12:00 am
Some people are just busy — it's a reality that a reporter
learns to accept very early in their career after so many calls go
unanswered and messages remain unreturned. But it's not something
you would expect from a homeless guy.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 12:00 am
Gamers, geeks and technophiles rejoice: Best Buy is coming to
Lodi. During a groundbreaking for big-box retailer Costco at
Reynolds Ranch on Tuesday, city officials and the developer
confirmed the electronics store would be soon following the
membership-only wholesale retailer to the complex on Harney
Saturday, September 25, 2010 12:00 am
A column by Joe Guzzardi on Lodi and illegal immigration last
Saturday drew a sharp response, including suggestions that Guzzardi
is culturally insensitive and shouldn't be allowed to express his
offensive views on this page.
Saturday, September 18, 2010 12:00 am
Two years ago, I gave up on California — of which I was a
third-generation son. I left my Lodi home that I had owned for 25
years. As I drove toward Pittsburgh, I swore I would never go
Monday, June 28, 2010 12:00 am
The holiday season … it's simultaneously the most wonderful and
most stressful time of the year.
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 12:00 am
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Friday, April 30, 2010 12:00 am
Over the course of a little more than one year, Galt residents
have saved about $5,000 on prescriptions through a discount medical
card program offered through the city.
Jay Canning, of Galt, speaks out against Wal-Mart by saying the department store is "not what we want or should have in our community," during the Galt City Council meeting at the Chabolla Community Center on Tuesday. (Dan Evans/News-Sentinel)