10 hrs ago
Alleged Lodi Child Rapist Caught After Massive Manhunt
A registered sex offender on the run since last Thursday night was arrested after an around-the-clock manhunt by Lodi Police and U.S. Marshals.
14 hrs ago
Lodi man facing murder charge in roommate's death
Charges against a Lodi man accused of shooting his roommate May 17 have elevated from voluntary manslaughter to first-degree murder.
Sun May 19, 2013
Inside Bay Area
80 miles of tailgating leads to high-speed chase, arrest
A bizarre case of drug-fueled highway violence and harassment ended in Sutter County early Saturday after authorities said the teenage suspect led them on a high-speed chase.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sports camps -- Published May 18, 2013
Boys and girls ages 5 to 13 can learn baseball and softball skills from potential future faces of the Oakland A's. Participants receive a T-shirt, lunch and tickets to a Ports game.
Fri May 17, 2013
911 briefs -- Published May 17, 2013
A Lodi man died Tuesday night after being shot multiple times in an incident that police allege is voluntary manslaughter.
Lodi plant undergoes big expansion
Planning for room to expand as well as to curtail costs for warehousing and internal product handling, Pacific Coast Producers is building a $23 million expansion to its Lodi distribution center.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sacto 911: Lodi man booked on manslaughter in death of roommate
Richard Welker, 33, was arrested on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition, according to a police press release.
Roommate arrested in Lodi man's shooting death
Richard Welker, 33, was identified as a suspect in the death of 33-year-old Arlie Druen during an investigation into the murder, Lodi Police Det.
Wed May 15, 2013
Hundreds get layoff notices at medical lab
On the heels of last month's announced deal calling for Dignity Health to sell its lab-related outreach service to Quest Diagnostics, Dignity has issued layoff notices to more than 500 workers, including 319 working for Stockton's HealthCare Clinical Laboratories.
Economy threatens principles of Law Day, S.J's top prosecutor says
Hundreds of law professionals gathered Tuesday to honor District Attorney James Willett, recipient of the San Joaquin County Bar Association's 2013 Law Day award, in somewhat of a precursor party to his future retirement.
Lodi leaders warn cardroom to play it straight
A Lodi cardroom that, to the chagrin of city leaders, had started advertising itself as a casino is reversing course.
Lodi police need help finding robber
Police said a black man wearing a baseball cap, glasses, a long-sleeved shirt and long athletic shorts with calf-high white socks entered the F&M Bank in the 1000 block of West Kettleman Lane at 10 a.m. Tuesday and demanded money.
Mon May 13, 2013
A welcome change
Lincoln Unified trustees did the right thing when they voted unanimously Wednesday to change the way board members are elected.
Food giveaway scheduled
Low-income San Joaquin County residents can obtain free government-surplus food Thursday at 15 locations.
Sun May 12, 2013
Celebrate Lodi Zinfanels at ZinFest May 18-19
Lodi's winemakers will come together on May 18-19 for Lodi's premier wine tasting event, ZinFest, to celebrate California's heritage grape with Zinfandel lovers from around the world.
Retail, housing upturn fuel hopes of recovery in Lodi
Construction of five new businesses at Lodi's Reynolds Ranch shopping center and an increasingly healthy housing market are seen as encouraging economic signs for city officials.
Sat May 11, 2013
Lifestyle briefs -- Published May 11, 2013
A concert had been planned to help Kaylin Lombardi offset her medical expenses. Now, the money raised will establish a trust fund for Nicholas, her 7-year-old son.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Theatrical performance to benefit Galt libraries
A benefit production of "Julia Child says 'Bon Appetit!' " will be performed at 6 p.m. today at the Hutchins Street Square theater in Lodi.
Fri May 10, 2013
Lifestyle briefs -- Published May 10, 2013
Sue Grupe de Polo will talk about her new children's book, "San Joaquin County from A to Z" at the monthly Docent Council meeting at 9 a.m. Monday in the multipurpose room at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum, 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi.
$40,000 scholarship turns S.J. teen's dream into reality
When her name was announced and she realized all her hard work had earned her a life-altering reward, Devon Pollard briefly appeared to go numb.