Clock runs out for June 3 ballot spots
In this year's primary election, a sergeant is running to unseat his boss, two colleagues on the Stockton City Council will compete for a seat across town on the dais of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, and, no matter what happens, there will be a change of leadership in the county's District Attorney's Office.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Staging a 'Glass' act at S.J. Delta College
So, surprise quickly morphed into gratitude when Garvin got back up and the Stockton theater mainstays renewed their 34-year friendship and working relationship.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Spring of the Vine returns to Lodi
Wine aficionados can sample some of Lodi's wines at the third annual Spring of the Vine wine-tasting event from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Wine & Roses Hotel Restaurant Spa in Lodi.
Animals barging in for Critter Corral
This season, the petting zoo at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum will feature baby animals such as kids, lambs and piglets.
Woman wanted for bad checks
The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office is asking citizens to help investigators identify a suspect in a mail theft case, authorities said.
Knowlton exhibit offers some of the unexpected in 'Atmospheric'
Robin Knowlton envisioned snow, fog, rain and the like when she planned a show called "Atmospheric" for this month at Knowlton Gallery in Lodi.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Paving way for greener future?
More residents would live in apartments or townhouses, more would rely on buses and trains to get around, and thousands of acres of agricultural land would be preserved if a new vision for 2040 comes true.
Ripon Police Officers Association makes endorsement for S.J. seat
The Ripon Police Officers Association has endorsed Manuel Lopez in his bid for an open seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Name change weighed for section of 99 frontage road
County planning commissioners will consider changing the name of a small piece of South State Route 99 East Frontage Road near Manteca at its regular meeting on Thursday.
Lodi city council to weigh raise for police personnel
The Lodi City Council will consider approving a one-time raise for Lodi Police officers, dispatchers and mid-managers at its Wednesday meeting.
Group petitions for World Language Academy
A northern California charter school group has petitioned the San Joaquin County Office of Education to start a school that doubles as a Spanish language dual immersion and International Baccalaureate program in east Stockton.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Religion briefs -- Published March 1, 2014
The Stockton Unit of Church Women United will be hosting "World Day of Prayer" at St. Bernadette's Parish at 1 p.m. Friday.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Lifestyle briefs -- Published Feb. 28, 2014
Lisa Whirlow of Whirlow's Tossed and Grilled, and one of the organizer's of the Miracle Mile pet parade, is sponsoring "In the Dog House."
Lodi show knows grandpa's got talent
Steve Vandarwarka was in the process of moving to California, visiting his wife who'd already moved to Lodi to begin a new job, when he took in Senior Follies a year ago.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Nominations sought for scholarship program
Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Hot Rod Magazine
Roddin' @ Random: Scene At Eagle Field Runway Drags
California's Central Valley has not heard the deafening roar and smelled the smells of nitro drag racing since the mid '70s, when nitro cars ran at tracks like Raisin City in Fresno and Kingdon in Lodi.
Rotary Read-In will share many tails
Joan Gibson just relishes opportunities to show off her Carolina dog, Eele, a rescue that was adopted from the Delta Humane Society .
Area digest -- Published Feb. 25, 2014
The USS Tarawa Veterans Association is looking for mates of USS TARAWA CV-40 and LHA-1.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Grant to fund major renovation at Lodi Lake
The city of Lodi has been granted $710,000 from the state Division of Boating and Waterways for a "major renovation of Lodi Lake's northwest side."
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Prolific Hollywood actor to be honored in Lodi
Actor James Hong, whose Hollywood career spans almost 60 years and 500 films and television shows, will be honored March 9 in Lodi.