Four Lodi residents are now local celebrities since being featured in some television commercials. Jim Murdaca and his son Pete have been spotted in front of the cameras giving happy testimonials about being Big Valley Ford customers. Perhaps you’ve seen them. Jim (along with wife Annette) i…

Technology has inspired new ways for investors to manage their finances — often with added convenience and efficiency. Yet anything new comes with a degree of risk. Here is an introduction to four new money trends, including what each one is designed to do and some considerations before you …

If you’d been around 100 years ago, you might have noticed a small root beer joint open up in downtown Lodi. Yep, this June 20 will be A&W’s Root Beer’s 100th anniversary. The first location was on the 00 block of West Pine Street. A plaque in the sidewalk commemorates the occasion and l…

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