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San Marino's Lacy Park, Old Mill, and Taiwanese Sister City

San Marino is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural, research, and educational centers the Huntington Library. A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens.


“We have always been serviced well by the City of Lodi Electric Utility over the years. Whenever we have any questions or issues, the personnel has been very responsive and helpful. I have always felt fortunate to be able to work and live in this small community of Lodi, and get immediate help when needed. We hardly ever have interruptions with our power service. Your service has been a blessing for our business.” - Kevin Van Steenberge, President, Lodi Iron Works


“The City of Lodi Electric Utility continues to be an important and supportive organization with Lodi Unified School District, especially maintenance and operations. The utility has facilitated the fruition of numerous energy conservation endeavors, including but not limited to photovoltaic, lighting retrofits and energy conservation research and development.” - Mitch Slater, Lodi Unified School District Director of Maintenance and Operations


“When faced with losing a Blue Shield of California call center, the City of Lodi sprung into action, despite not having the financial resources or available sites to meet Blue Shield’s needs. Within 10 months, the City processed all entitlements, including annexation, General Plan amendment and development plan, all supported by a full EIR. Blue Shield met its schedule and increased the number of employees at their new campus in Reynolds Ranch from 600 to almost 1,100 today.” - Dale Gillespie, developer, Reynolds Ranch in Lodi