With all 58 counties in the state now moving out of the purple tier of the California Department of Public Health’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, school districts are now planning to have in-person graduation ceremonies this summer.
While the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have called for pausing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, county health officials say distribution will not be affected.
The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the California Department of Transportation from maintaining its properties along major highways and intestates, but a year later, the agency is ramping up its efforts to deter the homeless from making embankments, overpasses and bridges their res…
A member of a local nonprofit organization is hoping an upcoming event celebrating unity and community will be a fun and positive time for all who attend.
Adventist Health Lodi Memorial and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are teaming up to open a free mass vaccination site in Lodi, and just in time. On Thursday, the state of California will open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older.
If the city’s facility department can retrofit several areas of the Lodi Public Library this week, the building will be open to the public by the end of the month on a limited basis.
The City of Lodi will soon have a new company managing the GrapeLine that staff says will provide higher quality service and an improved customer experience.
One of the largest spaces in the Sunwest Plaza has remained vacant for the last four years, but it will soon be home to an off-price retailer with nearly 800 locations nationwide.
The majority of Lodi Unified School District students will return to full-time, in-person instruction Monday, and superintendent Cathy Nichols-Washer this week said staff, parents and children should not expect the school day to be what it was in 2019.
With San Joaquin County returning to the red tier of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy this week, family entertainment centers, movie theaters and museums have been given the go-ahead to reopen with modifications.
A handful of residents demanded the Lodi City Council remove several green bars that were recently installed on benches in downtown, claiming it was the wrong way to address the city’s homeless issue.
The Lodi District Chamber of Commerce may be receiving a portion of COVID-19 recovery funding for the Downtown Farmers Market.
STOCKTON — After an hour of discussion about reopening the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors chambers to the public, chair Tom Patti reversed course Tuesday and announced he would not recommend limiting public comment.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, friends Aiden Burt and Darien Cox had been spending their days at Lodi Lake as a way to get out of the house and escape the confinements of quarantine.
STOCKTON — Thanks to new guidelines set forth by the state, San Joaquin County has finally returned to the red tier of the California Department of Health’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
The Lodi Unified School District re-opened campuses to students last week, and within five days, five COVID-19 exposures were reported.
An early morning fire on Easter Sunday gutted four units -- including a church and preschool -- at the business plaza located at Cherokee and Pioneer. Firefighters responded around 5 a.m. and were still extinguishing the fire at 9 a.m. A man who said his father owns the plaza noted that anot…
Two months after the Supreme Court overturned the state’s ban on indoor services, many churches in Lodi are preparing to host Easter Sunday events, either in-person or online.
While new COVID-19 cases reported in San Joaquin County are on the decline, the amount of hospitalizations from the virus is on the rise again.
Lodi Unified School District Board of Education president Ron Freitas announced Tuesday night that all students will be back on campus April 12, for full-time instruction, five days a week.
Just days after a first wave of students returned to campus for the first time in a year, the Lodi Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday evening gave the go-ahead for a full return for all students on April 12.
WOODBRIDGE — A Woodbridge family is hoping an ordeal their son endured as a result of a 2018 hit-and-run will convince state lawmakers to change the criteria for violent offenders, and change policy with regard to sentencing and release from prison.
STOCKTON — In an effort to move into the California Department of Public Health’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy’s red tier sooner rather than later, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors wants to incentivize residents to continue getting tested for COVID-19.
After more than a year away from the classroom, Lodi Unified School District students returned to campus Monday.
Elaine Wong Viscovich doesn’t like to call too much attention to an incident in which she was harassed with anti-Asian remarks at a Lodi grocery store last March.
Although a San Diego judge issued a temporary restraining order against the State of California last week that would allow students in all grade levels to return to campus immediately, Lodi Unified School District students will return in a phased, yet very short approach.
More than two dozen large tortoises were shell-shocked Wednesday morning when the building in which they were temporarily housed caught fire this week.
Between 2014 and 2023, the City of Lodi set a goal to provide 1,161 very low-to-moderate income housing units as part of the general plan’s housing element.
STOCKTON — The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors will discuss whether limiting the public’s ability to provide comment at a future meeting was appropriate, after several residents and an elected official called the move into question Tuesday.
San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar on Tuesday urged leaders to include Cesar Chavez Day as a recognized holiday in the county.
About 15 years ago, at a wetland science conference, Vanessa Tobias presented early results from her Ph.D. research into the leaf-tissue chemistry of wetland grasses. Tobias’ data, displayed on a poster next to her as she took questions in a conference hall, identified markers that could hel…
That wooden hose tower attached to the back of the old Lodi City Hall\fire station at Main and Locust will be coming down soon, according to city officials. The tower was used for hanging and drying fire hoses back when it was an operating fire station.
When high school junior Larissa Johnston’s science class began studying the brain and how staying active can keep it sharp and alert, she had an idea for a community project.
Youngsters at the Lodi Boys and Girls Club were treated to a small educational and interactive performance Friday that not only exposed them to a genre of music with which they were not familiar, but showcased the dynamics of teamwork.
A Merced County family whose 18-year-old son died in a 2016 skydiving accident in Lodi was awarded $40 million by a San Joaquin County judge Wednesday.