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Dairy still state’s top agricultural product

Dairy still state’s top agricultural product

The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) recently released a study that documents just how important the dairy industry is in California. California farms sold approximately $9.4 billion worth of milk last year. The dairy industry, as a whole, added more than $21 billion to the gross state product in 2014... Read More

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Photos of Lodi Wine Nation at another fun, tranquil ZinFest

Photos of Lodi Wine Nation at another fun, tranquil ZinFest

ZinFesters know what they like…Lodi grown wine!

Blame it all on their roots, they showed up in boots, and all kinds of hats and wine-country-chic apparel, including threads studded with corks from their favorite bottlings of Lodi wine!

They also came from places as far as Canada (whole contingents from both Vancouver and Toronto), Iowa or Florida, and as near as Sacramento, San Francisco, Reno, Carlsbad or L.A.  According Macchia Wines owner/winemaker Tim Holdener, quoted in the local paper (Lodi News-Sentinel), the 2015 Lodi ZinFest Wine Festival “was very exciting… the crowd really got into it this year.”... Read More

U.S. wine industry concerned by trade dispute

U.S. wine industry concerned by trade dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. wine industry is concerned about getting caught in the middle of a trade dispute between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that U.S. country of origin labeling (COOL) of certain meat products is discriminatory and violates WTO rules. That could open the door for Canada and Mexico to seek billions in retaliatory tariffs against U.S. products, including wine... Read More

Builder's Showcase // Equilateral Bench

Builder's Showcase / Equilateral Bench

This bench really caught me eye. I had to make it!

Followed the plans except for the slight modifications I did. Instead of using 2x2's for the frame I used 1x2 poplar. I just kept adding frame pieces until I reached my desired width. Thanks for the plans!... Read More

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Blog – Amgen Tour in Lodi

Blog – Amgen Tour in Lodi

 

LODI — Thousands of people were in Lodi Monday to watch the Amgen Tour of California cycle through downtown to finish the second stage of the race.

The Lifestyle Festival at Hutchins Street Square proved popular with bike lovers and those new to the sport.

The business community, especially, was eager to introduce the world to Lodi. Check out the video.

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Stockton’s tech incubator taking new applications

Stockton’s tech incubator taking new applications

STOCKTON — Stockton’s Business Technology Incubator (BTI) is accepting applications from entrepreneurs for the coming year.

The BTI is funded through a PG&E Economic Vitality Grant, run by the Downtown Stockton Alliance and housed at the cooperative workspace Huddle... Read More