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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has found 65 nutria in San Joaquin County as of March 7, and a Stockton-based civil engineer believes the CDFW needs to stay on top of eradicating the invasive rodent species before their numbers get out of control.

MODESTO — On Thursday March 28, California State Senator Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, will host a DMV town hall at the Stanislaus County Library Administration Building located at 1500 I St., Modesto, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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The victim of Lodi’s first homicide of 2019, 34-year-old Rafael Morfin, had reportedly feuded with one of the suspects for months before being fatally shot on Lodi’s east side late last month, according to court documents.

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Although March 20 marked the first day of spring, Lodi is expected to see a little more rain as we hit another cold front.

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Following a three-year tenure, Galt City Manager Eugene Palazzo announced his resignation at Tuesday night’s Galt City Council meeting. His resignation will take effect April 2

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Lodi residents have until tonight’s city council meeting to submit a written protest regarding the city’s scheduled five-year rate increase for water, sewer and garbage rates, and yearly increase for wastewater rates.

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It’s a little early for graduation season, but not at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, where the hospital is welcoming its tiniest patients back for a commencement ceremony honoring the journey into the world made by premature babies.

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A Sunday night argument turned violent at a Lodi bar, sending one victim to the hospital as police search for the suspect or suspects.

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On Monday evening, the Lodi Salvation Army held its annual dinner fundraiser to generate donations and educate people about the programs it offers to individuals struggling in the community.

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Head westward out of Lodi along Sargent Road, leaving the town hustle and bustle behind, and you’ll find a little piece of heaven — for dogs and their humans alike.

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Dozens of wealthy parents, including two Hollywood celebrities, were indicted earlier this week in connection with a scheme to get students admitted into top-tier universities.

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Faced with a $400,000 budget deficit, the Waterloo Morada Fire District is sponsoring Measure N — a special property tax — to hire additional personnel, purchase new equipment and open another fire station.

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The Lodi Library has announced it will begin hosting the San Joaquin Pride Center each month in the library’s Teen Center. The Pride Center offers counseling and support to members of the LGBTQ community throughout San Joaquin County and surrounding areas.

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A Lodi resident has drafted an initiative to change the selection of mayor from a council vote to a district rotation, and if enough signatures are collected to get the initiative on the ballot, the city will have to hold a special election this November.

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With spring approaching, the UC Master Gardeners hosted a class at the Lodi Public Library on Monday about the best practices gardeners should use to yield crops for the summer and fall.

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Although most Lodi police officers drive sport utility vehicles when they patrol, Officer Richard Dunfee finds a pickup truck more useful for his duties as the department’s community liaison officer — responding to service calls related to Lodi’s homeless population and doing his best to get…

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Although the sun shone brightly over Tower Park Marina on Friday afternoon, brisk winds kept the temperature chilly as the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office Boating Unit joined firefighters from across the county for a training exercise.

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For the past four years, San Joaquin County has used its pre-trial Assessment and Monitoring program to evaluate which defendants should be released before trial and which should remain in custody as an alternative to bail.

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Although Scott McGregor has served as interim assistant superintendent of elementary education for Lodi Unified School District since July 2018, his position was made permanent by the LUSD Board of Education during their Tuesday night meeting.

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The Lodi City Council appointed its first group of people to serve as the official Measure L Oversight Committee at a City Council meeting on Wednesday night.

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A zealous crew of firefighters have shown Lodi Fire Chief Gene Stoddart that they want to train more, and with a proposal to add Conex boxes to Station 2 on Cherokee Lane, they could get what they are asking for.

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In addition to their regular studies, sixth-grade students at Beckman Elementary School in Lodi recently completed Gang Resistance Education and Training, a 13-week program taught by Lodi Police Officer Brannon Haro, who serves as a school resource officer.