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Lodi’s first leadership forum brings baseball tales, political laughs, much more
Lodi News-Sentinel

What do a pitched water battle, the Oakland A’s, Medicare and Sarah Palin’s literary efforts have in common? All were discussed in a rousing first-ever Leadership Forum on Thursday that drew a near-capacity crowd to Hutchins Street Square. The water analysis was provided by lawyer Dante Nomellini; the scoop on the Oakland A’s was given by keynote speaker Billy Beane, the club’s general manager; the health care presentation was provided by Anne McLeod, with the California Hospital Association; and the political wit was offered by the irrepressible political comedian Will Durst.