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Local student writes Barack Obama — and gets a response

Local student writes Barack Obama — and gets a response

Local student writes Barack Obama — and gets a response
Lodi News-Sentinel
The Lodi Unified School District board? Too small a government. James went straight to the President of the United States of America — and President Barack Obama wrote back. The student was one of 36 in Carey Downey's sixth-grade class when the ...

News10's Contributor of the Month: Mark Mazzaferro

News10's Contributor of the Month: Mark Mazzaferro

The self-proclaimed nut of Vacaville has a big job. Vacaville’s Public Information Officer Mark Mazzaferro manages the city’s website, Twitter account, Facebook page, creates YouTube videos, sends out press releases, manages the government TV station, overlooks Vacaville’s emergency radio and a lot more.

Mazzaferro has been with the city of Vacaville for five years, but has worked as a PIO for 12.

Leftover liquor: To refrigerate or stuff in the cupboard?

Leftover liquor: To refrigerate or stuff in the cupboard?

Leftover liquor: To refrigerate or stuff in the cupboard?
Lodi News-Sentinel
Kiera from Lodi Dear Kiera: When I purchased a new cabinet for liquor, I found a bottle of liqueur that had to have been a good 25 years old and it was opened. I called a liquor store and they told me that they had one even older and that hard liquor ...
 

Watch 'Bringing It Home' with Laura McIntosh Sunday at 5 p.m.

Watch 'Bringing It Home' with Laura McIntosh Sunday at 5 p.m.

Watch an all new episode of Bringing It Home with Laura McIntosh this Sunday at 5 p.m.!  This episode kicks off the new season of Bringing It Home which will air from July 3rd until the end of the year!  In this episode, Laura takes us to the historical Dodge House at Sorelle Winery in Stockton. Watch as Laura McIntosh and Chef Michael Midgley fire up the grill and prepare four awesome recipes!

Check out our website at www.bringingithome.com for more information and check out our Facebook page for an inside look at the new 2011 season.

Fireworks stands open for first time in Lodi

Fireworks stands open for first time in Lodi

Fireworks stands open for first time in Lodi
Lodi News-Sentinel
Fehzaan Aziz, left, listens as Brian Watts describes the Home Run firework at the Downtown Lodi Business Partnership's booth on Lodi Avenue on Tuesday. The sale and use of fireworks within Lodi city limits became legal on Tuesday. ...

Ready to hire a contractor? Don't get scammed

Ready to hire a contractor? Don't get scammed

Ready to hire? Don't get scammed
Lodi News-Sentinel
In Lodi and across California, contractors and handypersons alike are eager for work, so it is a good time to stretch your dollars. Yet a major home improvement project can still cost hundreds or thousands. How do you make sure you won't get ripped off ...

13th Annual Health & Healing Crusade kicks off June 17

13th Annual Health & Healing Crusade kicks off June 17

LODI - In a press release Wednesday, Modern Manna, a non-profit organization in Lodi, announced it will hold its 3th Annual Health and Healing Crusade, June 17-19, at the Lodi Grape Festival. The keynote speaker at the free event this year is Cherie Calbom, a dynamic speaker and the author of seventeen books including the bestseller Juicing for Life (Avery, 1992) with 2 million books sold, along with The Juice Lady’s Guide to Juicing for Health, The Ultimate Smoothie Book, The Complete Cancer Cleanse, Juicing, Fasting, and Detoxing for Life, and The Juice Lady's Turbo Diet. Cherie earned a Master of Science degree in whole foods nutrition from Bastyr University. She has appeared on numerous shows including CNN, Fox News, and Martha Stewart Living Radio.

Charlotte Gerson, now 89, the daughter of the renowned Dr.