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Lodi Winter Sports Photographs

It has been an exciting Winter season for Lodi and Tokay High … and playoff’s are still ahead.  We captured much of the enthusiasm and festivities.  If you have an athlete in your family, see if we caught him or her in action.  You may order prints or download high resolution files directly to your computer … Continue reading

Local High School Sports Photographs

It’s exciting to photograph local sports, have them published in the newspaper and make them available to parents who recognize their unique value.  This crop of photo’s, which are available at KeithColganPhotography.com for viewing and purchase (as prints and downloads), include water polo, football, and soccer. Thank you, Keith Colgan .

Photographs: Tokay Tigers Victory Over Lodi Flames

Friday night’s final score of 42 to 12 may reflect Tokay’s technical dominance over Lodi, but enthusiasm on and off the football field were an even match.  Players gave their all while fans invented ways to demonstrate their support with everything from body art to copious clouds of white powder normally reserved for newborns.  By … Continue reading

Lodi High Football & Homecoming Photos

Lodi High’s Homecoming Football game against Edison last night ended well for the Flames after the home team played catch-up with an impressive series of forth-quarter plays.  Both teams played well for their respective coaches and schools.  Photographs of enthusiastic participants, including Homecoming, are available for review by clicking on one of the thumbnails below. … Continue reading

Grape Festival 2014 Highlight Photos

Let a photographer loose at the Lodi Grape Festival and he’ll walk around with a big lens trying not to look suspicious in search of the “perfect” picture.  You know … the one that captures a moment in time for which people pay you big money and bestow great honors.  That didn’t happen last Saturday, … Continue reading

Kingdon Drags Highlight Photos

Last weekend gave Lodi residents multiple entertainment choices.  One of these choices was admittedly loud, smokey and hot, but kept you distracted with fast cars, low-flying planes and colorful chassis. Kingdon Drags hosted three days of drag racing that included a jet-powered dragster that pulled 3.5 G’s on acceleration and nearly 7 negative G’s when … Continue reading

Lodi CycleFest Photo Album

It was difficult to know who was having a better time on Saturday … the runners, the bicyclists, cheering relatives, or the photographers.  Those of us carrying heavy camera gear in the July heat may not have shown it on our faces, but we were excited to attend and document the 6th Annual CycleFest event … Continue reading

The 4th of July From Inside a Police Car

By Keith Colgan As a photojournalists who tries to see things from unique perspectives, my point view of Lodi on the 4th of July came from the inside of a police car. Officer Dominic Carillo was my driver and guide.  We were on a first name basis right away and I found his attitude about … Continue reading

2014 Taco Truck CookOff Photos

The Lodi Arts Commission was established in 1982 by the City of Lodi to promote interest in the fine and performing arts.  They partner with the entire community to provide quality programs and events that foster creative expression.  Those expressions were well represented last Saturday on Central Avenue at this year’s Taco Truck CookOff. As … Continue reading

1st Annual Junior Powder Puff Game Photos

By Keith Colgan I really didn’t know what to expect as I entered the Grape Bowl last Saturday to photograph Lodi’s 1st Annual Powder Puff Football Game featuring the Lodi Jr. Flames vs. the Tokay Jr. Tigers.  Perhaps the best way to describe the scene is to compare it with typical high school football. First, … Continue reading

Farmers Market Photos: Free Hats, Cold Treats & Healthy Food

Thursday evenings, May to September, means the “Farmers Market” in Lodi.  Scores of visitor’s at tonight’s event were treated to free hats, free samples and free rocking music.  You had to pay for the fruits and vegetables, but there was something for everyone.  Click on any of the thumbnails below to view and purchase photographs … Continue reading

Lodi High School Baseball: Up-Close & Personal

By Keith Colgan I was privileged to photograph most of Lodi’s and Tokay’s varsity home games at Zupo Field this season … along with all of Tokay’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I South Championship games at UOP. Not having been in a high school dugout for 50 years, it was a real treat to see the … Continue reading

Photos: Lodi Health Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

On Saturday, April 26, Lodi Health honored its volunteers at its annual volunteer appreciation luncheon. The luncheon was held in Lodi Health’s Vineyard Café. Volunteers honored for milestone hours of service include: Janice McGill, 9,200 hours; Lester Sweet, 3,500 hours; Donna Billups, Inez McKinsey and Michael Solazzo, 2,000 hours; Lois Carpenter, Karla Franck and Carrol … Continue reading

Photos: Wine & Roses Spring of the Vine Celebration

The Wine & Roses “Spring of the Vine” event was created two years ago to celebrate new wine releases of the Lodi Appellation. Among Lodi’s finest vineyards represented today were Abundance, Bokisch, Borra, Fields, Harney Lane, Ironstone, Jeremy, Klinker Brick, Lange Twins, M2, Maley Brothers, McCay Cellars, Mettler, Michael David, Oak Farm, Oak Ridge, Van … Continue reading

LODI360 Wine Show Photographs

As photographic evidence shows, the Lodi Grape Festival’s Ole Mettler Pavilion drew a large crowd of thirsty local’s on Friday evening to feast on tasty morsels of fine food and sip the harvest of some of Lodi’s best wines.  The Las Vegas theme, complete with a fun but unconvincing Elvis, kept spirits high.  An accomplished … Continue reading

The Joys of Photography

For better “and” worse, we live in an era of high technology … a distinction of fleeting permanence if Moore’s Law has anything to say about it.  As a result, advances in camera technology have revolutionized man’s ability to record and propagate images, a consequential nuisance to law enforcement and delight to new parents. Any, … Continue reading

Sister City Committee Crab Feed

The Lodi Sister City Committee held its annual crab feed last Saturday.  A record number of hungry participants helped raise funds to continue the committee’s efforts to strengthen economic and cultural relations between Kofu, Japan and Lodi, Italy.  In August of 2011, Lodi hosted a delegation from Kofu, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Lodi’s and Kofu’s … Continue reading

Lodi Senior Follies – 2014

In Lodi, fine wine isn’t the only thing that improves with age.  Just ask any of the 400 who enjoyed this year’s senior talent show Sunday afternnon.  19 professionally staged acts showcased a variety of dance styles,  singers and talented musicians.  91 year old vocalist Pat Perea set a high bar with a beautiful rendition … Continue reading

Lodi High Gets Ready for Baseball

Besides the great weather in Lodi (75 degrees today), Spring means the start of baseball season. This afternoon varsity coach Hobie Schultz and his staff drilled the team in preparation for their first games against East Union and Liberty Ranch.  In 1980, Coach Schultz received the James E. Conklin Memorial Award and was named Lodi … Continue reading

Les Miserables – Lodi Musical Theater at Its Best

This local production of Les Miserables at Hutchins Street Square’s Performing Arts Theatre is a definite “Go See!”.  It truly rivals anything you may have seen in New York and San Francisco. And if audience reaction to Saturday evening’s performance is any indication, you’ll regret missing one of the four upcoming showings scheduled for this … Continue reading

Grape Bowl Classic Band Field Show Photographs

This year’s Grape Bowl Classic featured high school bands from as far away as Utah.  The all day program began on Saturday with a Jazz Competition, followed by a Parade, and concluded with an exciting four hour Field Show that delighted all in attendance.  The Lodi High Band gave a fine performance as the host … Continue reading

School Street Wine Stroll – 2013

Over 25 wineries poured their newest vintages and confirmed Lodi’s growing reputation as the home of award-winning wineries. School Street’s shops and boutiques served delectable appetizers with special shopping discounts and Breast Cancer Awareness resources.  If you were there, click over to our photo gallery to see and purchase pictures of the event. More Photos … Continue reading

Chili Cookoff and Car Show – 2013

On Saturday, Woodbridge Winery hosted the 11th Annual California State Championship Chili Cookoff as a fundraiser benefitting the Lodi Public Library.  In addition, classic cars (of all description) and their proud owners filled the Visitor Center’s parking lot. Admission was free to the public.  Photos of the event can be seen and purchased by clicking this … Continue reading

Sister City Committee Tours Japan

The Lodi Sister City Committee, along with community supporters, is touring Japan.  They left from San Francisco airport on Tuesday, October 15th and are scheduled to return on the 26th.  Follow their daily activity on LODI360.com as we publish their photos.  The Sister City Committee maintains cultural relationships with Lodi, Italy and Kofu, Japan.   Photographs … Continue reading

“BANDing” Together in Support of High School Music

On Saturday November 2nd, the collective efforts of parents, students, teachers, and community members will culminate in the 36th Annual Grape Bowl Classic.  The Grape Bowl Classic is a Middle and High School band competition featuring categories in Jazz, Parade Band, and Field Show performances.  Planning for the event is 10 months in the making, … Continue reading

Julie Ball’s Balloon Flight Over Lodi

My children are grown adults now, but when they were small we attended Lodi Field and Fair Day every year.  It was a tradition to get up early in the morning and head to Hutchins Street Square (HSS) to watch the balloons being set up, filled with gas, and lift slowly away.  When I heard … Continue reading

Faces of the Lodi Grape Festival

In ways the annual Grape Festival is a very predictable event with the usual carnival rides, many of the same vendors, grape murals and table settings.  So what makes us go?  For some it’s the plate of chile verde and cold beer.  Others enjoy the many and varied art exhibits, the live entertainment ranging from … Continue reading

Dr. Steele Memorial Golf Tournament

The Lodi Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted the annual Dr. Steele Memorial Golf Tournament today at Woodbridge Golf & Country Club.  Nearly 200 local golfers helped to fund hospital-related projects while enjoying a round of golf on one the the area’s finest courses.   A fine lunch was served for all competitors and volunteers.  Prize drawings and … Continue reading

Lodi Police Annual K-9 Competition

The 10th annual Art O’Keefe Memorial K9 trial was held today at Tony Zupo Field.  Highly trained police dogs competed in search, obedience, agility, protection and narcotics. As always, seeing determined dogs take down bad guys was the crowd-pleaser. Click here or on one of the thumbnails to see the full gallery. More Photos …

Labor Day at Hutchins Street Square

The day started at dawn with sprinkles from dark, cloudy skies.  The decision was made to cancel the hot air balloon ride.  However, after an hour and several test balloons, the skies and high altitude winds calmed enough to give Julie Ball and her daughter, Jaime Worthen, the ride of their life.  By 10am the … Continue reading

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