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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Letter: How many animals are turned away?


Editor: This is in regard to the article in the Lodi News-Sentinel published July 19, 2017 with the headline, “Abandoned puppy recovering afte…

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Letter: Busybodies or concerned citizens?


Editor: I would like to say that Mr. Silva was correct in his recent letter when he commented on people not having a deep understanding of wha…

Letter: Republican Party has its own issues


Editor: Props to Mr. Gary Maurer for his response to the increasingly bitter writings of a serial contributor to the LNS.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Letter: Solving the problem of Lodi’s water needs


Editor: Water! It is essential to human life. And there is not much of it. At least not much good quality potable stuff. I think about this ev…

Letter: Imploring residents to attend council meetings


Editor: I request the residents of Lodi to please come to the Lodi Council meetings. It helps to talk together with the Lodi City Council abou…

Monday, July 24, 2017

Letter: I don’t recognize today’s liberals


Editor: Imitation is the greatest form of flattery so I thank Mr. Maurer.

Letter: Standing up for the Historical Society


Editor: I am not in any way connected to the Lodi Historical Society or to the Hill House, but I take offense to the scandalous articles that …

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Letter: We are busy bees, not busybodies


Editor: There was a letter on July 14 that I would like to respond to, about one saying that our town is full of busybodies.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Letter: Take pride in your neighborhood


Editor: I am responding to Jason Silva’s letter to the editor regarding “busybodies.”

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Letter: Frustrated with political extremism


Editor: Much more often than we like we are "treated" to the dark, vitriol of ignorance, anger, and disinformation of the extremist right wing…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Steve Hansen: You got proof to back up that claim?


“Where’s your proof?”

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Today's health care maze not like the good old days


Remember the good old days?

Steve Mann: Don't throw away those gym shorts yet!


As has been reported, two of the three Twin Arbors Athletic clubs will be purchased by local investors and will remain open, according to TWAC…

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Steve Hansen: Passage of Measure L will lead to a safer Lodi


There is an important ballot initiative on Nov. 6 that will raise the sales tax by one half percent. Approval of Measure L would make Lodi law…

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Steve Hansen: Measure L facts and myths


People often vote based on what they don't know rather than what they do know.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Steve Hansen: Just how much of collected property taxes stays local?


“We don’t need a stinkin’ sales tax increase," remarked a friend of mine. “I don’t know anybody with two cents in his pocket who’s going to vo…

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Cynthia Neely: Freedom of speech, freedom go hand in hand


A recent poll conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, a non-partisan survey-based research firm, found that 43 percent of Republicans believe that …

Friday, August 17, 2018

Durlynn Anema: Ice cream and balloons, both special events


Taking time from my southwest trip to comment on an upcoming event and a recently past one to salute the hard work of volunteers in Lodi and Galt.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Steve Hansen: Understanding a student's free-speech rights


By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the Lodi High controversy making national news last week. Even the Washington Post, Fox News and Newsweek …

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Steve Hansen: Are you game for a political debate?


When I was a lad, my dad used to take me aboard the Naval hospital ship, USS Haven.


Friday, May 15, 2015

Editorial: Remembering Tom Peterson


Tom Peterson, Lodi’s former city manager, passed away recently at age 81.

Editorial: A police chief’s understated successes


Mark Helms isn’t a flashy or outspoken police chief.

Editorial: Time to pump our fists


Lodians can take their hands off the bars and pump their fists in victory. Hosting Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California was triumphant from…

Friday, April 3, 2015

Editorial: In praise of ‘Coffee With a Cop’ and ‘The Gift’


We’re quite impressed by the “Coffee With a Cop” gathering this week at the McDonald’s on Lodi Avenue.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Editorial: Celebrating Lodi’s vintners and a local rescue


Spring is upon us, the blossoms are bursting, so our items, we hope, reflect the lightness of the season.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Editorial: Moving briskly from talk to action on Lodi’s homeless


Lodi is moving ahead as a unified force to create a “one-stop shop” serving the area’s homeless.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Editorial: It may be time for Lodi to have a discussion about diversity


Lodi city government has a good track record — prudent with our money, free of major scandal and generally responsive to citizens.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Editorial: May 11 — day for Lodi to stand up and cheer


Lodi needs a big crowd for the Tour of California.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Editorial: In Sacramento, talk of housing, Brazil and Texas


With housing prices skyrocketing, especially in coastal communities, how can we provide more affordable housing in California?

Friday, January 23, 2015

Editorial: As Amgen tour rolls our way, the future is now for Lodi


Wine and Roses operators Russ and Kathryn Munson were honored Thursday night for running the Lodi Chamber of Commerce’s business of the year.