When Jeannette McGarry lost her husband seven years ago, it left not only a hole in hear heart, but also a huge financial burden.
VALLEY SPRINGS — The former resident of a Valley Springs home was shot and killed Sunday by the new owners after he broke into the residence multiple times.
Employees at the Animal Friends Connection Humane Society estimate that more than 80 kittens have been left at their doorstep within the past year.
STOCKTON — Stating that showing proof of COVID-19 vaccinations is a violation of privacy and choice, and will hurt local businesses, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved prohibiting vaccine passport mandates in the county on Tuesday by a vote of 4-0.
The Gateway development continues to grow, and the city’s Site Plan and Architectural Review Committee will get its first look at the latest addition during a special meeting on Friday.
Wind gusts as strong as 45 mph kicked up dust and caused tree branches — and in some cases entire trees — to fall across Lodi on Monday, which in turn caused two large power outages and a handful of smaller service calls.
Whoa, we’ve seen this show before. Phones and computers were down for several days last week at Lodi Unified. In response, the district threw up the information firewall. No one was saying anything, except for the bare minimum.
(Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct statements made by local property owner Dave Kirsten in last Saturday’s print edition of the News-Sentinel.)
Nearly a dozen parents and teachers on Tuesday threatened to pull their children from Lodi Unified School District, as well as vote board of education members out of office, if the latter chose to follow vaccine mandates for students.
Although the Lodi City Council had made it clear two weeks ago that the 712 N. Sacramento St. property eyed for an access center would be purchased, several residents and business owners still voiced their opposition this week.
Lodi Unified School District on Wednesday morning took to social media to announce it experienced a computer network disruption on Oct. 3, which rendered staff unable to access certain files and systems.
STOCKTON — The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help locate a man wanted on charges of murder and attempted murder in Stockton.
Final statistics from the 2020 Census were released on Sept. 20, and according to consultants helping San Joaquin County redraw its supervisorial boundaries, District 4, which currently includes Lodi, is the smallest of the county’s five districts. Chris Chaffee, founder of the Chaffee Group…
STOCKTON — Just two and a half years into his tenure as president and superintendent of San Joaquin Delta College, Dr. Omid Pourzanjani has stepped down.
For the last decade, Lodi employers in the commercial and industrial sectors who add new positions have been able to apply for electric bill discounts based on how many new positions they create in a year.
STOCKTON — Despite a steady decline in new COVID-19 case rates over the last few weeks, San Joaquin County’s community transmission rates of the virus remains high.
STOCKTON — Lodi City Councilman Shakir “Shak” Khan was formally arraigned in San Joaquin County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon on gambling, money laundering and tax evasion charges stemming from an arrest last year.
More than half of the state's students are reading below grade level, including students in the Lodi and Galt districts, according to a survey that assessed third-grade reading performance in nearly 300 school districts
The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdown forced the Lodi Community Concert Association to cancel its final show of its 2019-2020 season, as well as all performances for the following 74th year.
GALT — For the last 16 years, the Galt Flea Market has seen a steady decline in revenue, and city councilman Kevin Papineau recently suggested the possibility of expanding its hours to the weekends in an effort to recoup some of that lost funding.
Kelly O’Keefe’s trek across the country has come to an end, after 10 weeks of cycling and visiting veterinarian clinics to raise awareness for a variety of charities.
For 85 years, the Coldani family has farmed olives in Lodi, and about 12 years ago, they opened their Calivirgin brand on Thornton Road.
Last month, the city’s Site Plan and Architectural Review Committee supported a local philanthropist’s plan to provide affordable housing in the Heritage District, but said the structure did not consist with the neighborhood.
Last week, the Lodi Unified School District announced that each of its substitute teachers would receive a bonus equal to 30% of their daily pay for each full day in an assignment through June.
The COVID-19 pandemic canceled last year’s in-person Coastal Cleanup Day at Lodi Lake, but the event’s absence did not deter more than 100 Lodians from signing up for its return last weekend.
STOCKTON — San Joaquin County’s new COVID case rate has declined by about seven points over the last week, and health officials are optimistic the steady drop can continue through the upcoming cold and flu season.
After a year without a contest, the Lodi Arts Commission is hoping for one of its biggest turnouts at the Taco Truck Cook-off this weekend at Hale Park.
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that Vice Mayor Mark Chandler was forced to recuse himself from the discussion due to a potential conflict of interest.