A letter to the editor today decried the use of parking meters in downtown Stockton. Looking for change, the letter writer states, is a deterrent to coming downtown. I do not know how much revenue the city generates through the use of meters but perhaps what is needed is a system similar to Parkmobile. This [...]
Sometimes things happen that are beyond words. Here our community still grapples with last week’s bank robbery that resulted in the death of a hostage and two suspects. In suburban Philadelphia, a psychiatric patient rants about the hospital’s gun ban before firing his weapon, killing his 53-year-old caseworker and injuring a doctor before the doctor [...]
So some in Sacramento are atwitter that the Sacramento River Cats Triple-A baseball franchise may be interested in changing its affiliation from the Oakland Athletics to the San Francisco Giants. One can’t really blame the River Cats for at least exploring the options. Their contract with the A’s expires after this season as does the [...]
I thought making baklava would be a complicated, time-consuming process. And I am sure it can be. But instructor Mary Shaw broke it down into simple steps during a at Hutchins Street Square, Lodi, thanks to Mary Shaw. To see a glimpse of [...]
The blossoms are emerging at this orchard on Davis and Peltier roads in Lodi as you can see looking northwest. And also looking southwest. Yet the dry ground is a reminder of our area’s need for rain.
This Thunderbird is a staple at Lincoln Center in Stockton. This classic vehicle can be seen regularly many mornings in the parking lot outside of Starbucks at the shopping center.
Sometimes the simplest things are best said. I asked my eight-year-old daughter what she knew about Martin Luther King Jr. She said: He was a brown man who wanted white people and brown people to be together.
The grape vines are bare but periodic work continues to prepare them for the growing season. This worker and one other not pictured were recently working in a vineyard on DeVries Road, just south of Turner Road in Lodi.
Record Staff Writer Joe Goldeen’s story on a scam victim highlights a problem that happens throughout the year. In the case of Joe’s report, someone pawned themselves off as an authority figure threatening punishment if action (meaning money) was not taken. And although the victim, Jack Baker, is fairly savvy, even he fell for this [...]
Iraq war veteran Jose Jauregui’s life was hampered by devastating injuries he suffered while in service. But thanks to the group Ride 2 Recovery, he can ride a specially outfitted bike. Jauregui’s story is reminiscent of Daniel Lopez Alfonso, who lost both forearms in childhood accident. Both stories are amazing in their own right. Read [...]