Demolition work is underway at the new Black Bear Diner. They should be submitting plans soon for the interior remodel, according to city officials. The popular eatery will be opening up where Coco’s used to be on Kettleman Lane. The shopping center owners say the restaurant should be open b…

If you want to help homeless veterans, here’s your chance. Compassion Residio Services, which operates a shelter for homeless veterans just outside Lodi city limits, needs a van to help transport vets to medical appointments and other destinations.

There’s been something of a ceasefire called in the rock fight over how Lodi selects its mayor — at least for now. Proponents of an initiative to make the mayoral selection a prescribed rotation (rather than decided by city council members) notified the city last week that they had officiall…

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