Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:00 am
I want to thank the San Joaquin County Fire Districts for their generous support and their unselfish participation in the second Watts Winery Stomp Out Cancer fundraiser on Sept. 28. Without them, the Stomp Out Cancer campaign to fund research into childhood cancer would not be possible.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:00 am
Today, San Joaquin County’s Board of Supervisors will instruct the Community Development Department to begin revising the existing winery ordinance, in order to clarify regulations on winemaking and tourism.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 12:00 am
After 20 years in law enforcement, I am sensitive to the need for adequate police, court and prison resources.
Drew Martin, left, tells Mayor Alan Nakanishi, right, about wine from Watts Winery and Vineyards during a visit by an eight-member wine buyers delegation from Shenyang, China, on Friday, July 19, 2013. The wine buyers visited the Lodi Wine and Visitor Center to become acquainted with the people, land and microclimates that go into making Lodi wines.
Friday, July 19, 2013 12:00 am
Wineries need to be built on sizable parcels of land, the San Joaquin County Planning Commission said with its decision to reject a plan to build a winery on two acres in Lodi.
Sunday, July 14, 2013 5:26 pm
San Joaquin County Planning Commission will consider approving an application to construct a winery in the Lodi area and to expand a second one.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:00 am
Due to financial concerns, the organization that promotes Downtown Lodi businesses will fold.
Saturday, February 9, 2013 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt areas this week:
Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00 am
Before a packed house of more than 50 people, the San Joaquin County Planning Commission voted 3-2 on Thursday to allow St. Jorge Winery to have more public events and add buildings.
Thursday, September 20, 2012 12:00 am
I would like to thank everyone who took part in the Raise the Barn Wine Tasting event, "Pickin' and Sippin' in the Park" at Micke Grove.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 12:00 am
Now that the San Joaquin County Planning Commission has eliminated its moratorium on winery expansion and marketing events, two Lodi-area wineries have applied to expand their grounds and increase the number of parties, wedding receptions and fundraisers.
Eight San Joaquin County fire districts and two teams from American Medical Response's Life/Com emergency dispatchers gathered at Watts Winery to compete for the Stomp Out Cancer trophy on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Funds raised went to both pediatric cancer research and care, and 7-year-old Caitlyn Sprinkle of Lodi, who is fighting acute myeloid leukemia.
Tom Cook of the Mokelumne Fire Department crushes grapes with his bare feet during the Stomp Out Cancer fundraiser at Watts Winery on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Eight San Joaquin County fire districts and two teams from American Medical Response's Life/Com emergency dispatchers gathered at Watts Winery to compete for the Stomp Out Cancer trophy on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Funds raised went to both pediatric cancer research and care, and 7-year-old Caitlyn Sprinkle of Lodi, who is fighting acute myeloid leukemia.
Tom Cook, of the Mokelumne Fire Department, stomps grapes as teammate Tom Saragoza, also of the Mokelumne Fire Department, cleans out the tube to collect the juice. Eight San Joaquin County fire districts and two teams from American Medical Response's Life/Com emergency dispatchers gathered at Watts Winery to compete for the Stomp Out Cancer trophy on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Funds raised went to both pediatric cancer research and care, and 7-year-old Caitlyn Sprinkle of Lodi, who is fighting acute myeloid leukemia.
Saturday, September 1, 2012 5:18 pm
Caitlyn Sprinkle, the 7-year-old Lodi girl who made it home in August after six months in the hospital battling leukemia, has a group of strong firefighters willing to stomp out cancer in her name.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:00 am
Discover the Delta Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank the Delta community for their support in the successful raising of the Historic Dutra Tower, a new beacon of hope for the California Delta.
Friday, May 4, 2012 12:00 am
Cinco De Mayo and Lobo Loco Wine Release
Celebrate the release of Howl at the Moon Red and Croon at the Moon Chard at Woodbridge Uncorked Tasting Room, 18911 Lower Sacramento Road in Woodbridge. 3-6 p.m. Music by Swing Shift. 209-365-7575. www.woodbridgeuncorked.com, www.lobolocowines.com.
Friday, October 21, 2011 7:02 am
1. Ballet performance of ‘The Spiral
Monday, August 1, 2011 12:00 am
Ryan Sherman has a funny way of describing how he and his
business partner Russ Fields fell into winemaking.
Friday, June 10, 2011 12:00 am
Thanks to a blossoming middle class with expendable income and a
preference for California wines, Lodi appellation vintners are
starting to cash in on China. The interest is so strong that the
owner of one Linden winery is even considering selling his vineyard
to Chinese investors.
Thursday, June 2, 2011 12:00 am
A summer tradition will start tonight as Lodi residents head
Downtown to pick up fresh produce, grab a beer and listen to music
at the annual Farmers Market.
The free event starts tonight and will run every Thursday from 5
to 9 p.m. until Aug. 25.
The market will be on School Street between Elm and Oak streets.
Starting at 4 p.m., the city will ticket and tow any parked cars on
School Street, said Jaime Watts, executive director of the Downtown
Lodi Business Partnership.
Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:00 am
It's been over a year since Boy Scout Troop 291 discovered the
devastating news that they had been the victim of embezzlement. All
their hard-earned money for summer camps and the National Jamboree
was lost. It was heartbreaking, but today it has a happy
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 1:33 pm
Galleries, murals, statues, you name it. There is no shortage of
art in Lodi.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 12:00 am
Imagine a kindergartner sitting in Downtown drawing a picture of
the Lodi Arch with crayons next to a well-known local artist
painting the same scene with charcoal.
Friday, March 25, 2011 12:00 am
Ever been tempted to compare the taste of cheddar cheeses from
Wisconsin and California, or sample some feta cheese made with