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If you missed out on Foghat Saturday…

…just CLICK HERE, and let YouTube take it away (from screenname  SeriousJuJuFoot).  

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Sleep Train open at Reynolds Ranch

Sleep Train opened in Lodi last week, the first of a number of businesses coming in to the Reynolds Ranch retail center that includes Costco and Home Depot. The mattress retailer’s PR firm sent a press release noting the opening. Starbucks, Five Guys burgers and a Verizon Wireless store are also on the way there. […]

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Lodi Unified responds to Millswood arrest

Lodi Unified released the following statement a day after police reported the arrest of Millswood Middle School Secretary Susan Taylor for allegedly embezzling $2,000 from the Parent Club. From Personnel Director Mike McKilligan: “We are aware of the arrest of a Lodi Unified School District employee by local law enforcement authorities.  Lodi Unified is cooperating fully […]

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Lodi girl, McNerney ask Obama to declare Oct. 6 “Coaches day”

Lodi 12-year-old Madeline Woznick stood before the City Council last week and honored her swim coach and asked for support in creating a National Coaches Day to honor all coaches who give their time and knowledge to youth sports. Lodi Council members supported her, and now she has Rep. Jerry McNerney’s support. McNerney is even […]

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A proposed fire service change

Lodi City Councilman Bob Johnson has suggested the city look into a two-man firefighter/paramedic team that will be deployed during peak hours to make medical calls throughout the city. The idea to do so comes from a similar plan in Stockton, and would take some of the wear and tear off of the department’s fire […]

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The Record’s gun discharge editorial

The Record’s Opinion page includes an editorial today on the Lodi Police accident where an officers gun discharged at a youth reading event. The editorial board asks: 1. How did this happen? 2. Why did Lodi Police wait so long to inform the public? What does the public think?

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Hunter’s safety teacher, from Lodi, dies

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife released the following: CDFW Commemorates Longest Serving Hunter Education Instructor California’s longest serving volunteer Hunter Education Instructor (HEI), Alvin Richard Pecchenino, 79 of Lodi, passed away on Aug. 15, 2013, after 60 years of service.  Pecchenino was a pillar of the HEI community well beyond California’s border and […]

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Council keep city staff to run financial systems upgrade

The Lodi City Council on Wednesday night approved a financial systems replacement, at a cost of $3.3 million. As $3 million expenditures go, it’s boring stuff. The city simply needed new computer hardware, software, memory capacity etc. for its financial record keeping, billing processes and other accounting stuff. Where the vote became more compelling, however, […]

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Smart(phone) education

When I was in college, I’d hear from my professors (and other elders)  that my generation had a leg up on those who came before us. They had slide rules. We had graphing calculators. We had email and (at least the earliest forms of) the Internet. They had typewriters and maybe access to a fax […]

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Got Milk?

Lodi Unified High Schools all participated in the Got Milk Challenge for a chance at $3k. Here’s a photo and caption from the Got Milk PR staff:

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