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The city of Galt, in collaboration with the Cosumnes River Preserve and Galt Joint Union Elementary District, is pleased to bring you the 13th annual Winter Bird Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1. Festival guests will enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Cosumnes River Preserve and the incredi…

If you’ve been to any event in the town of Galt, you’ve likely seen this couple in the mix. They’re never idle, always ready to help out. It’s not like they’re retired. They are local business owners running the newly expanded Best Western. He’s the new mayor and she volunteers with the Beau…

The Galt Police Department held its annual awards ceremony to honor officers, staff and volunteers who go above and beyond to serve the Galt community. The event was held at Horizon Community Church where Pastors Tim Stevenson and Jeff Carl performed a song they wrote, “The Ones in Blue”, to…

Joan Werblun is a powerhouse when it comes to volunteering her talents and energy to events here in Galt. What she brings to each event is a lifetime of experience wearing many hats, including educator, registered nurse and florist extraordinaire. But if you ask those who know her well what …

Galt’s own River Oaks Elementary was named a “Distinguished School” which recognizes its accomplishments for “closing achievement gaps and achieving exceptional student performance.” River Oaks was one of six Sacramento County schools to reach this accomplishment. Dr. David W. Gordon, superi…

The year of 2019 was a year of celebrations and milestones. The Great American Little Town of Galt celebrated its sesquicentennial year with a grand celebration in September, the Galt Senior Club celebrated its 50th birthday, the Lincoln Highway reached 100, the Transcontinental Railway reac…

Sports

The Galt Warrior boys soccer program shut out El Dorado in the Sierra Valley Conference opener as Alexis Gonzalez, Eduardo Garcia and Ethan Reece all scored goals for the Warriors.

Austin Czarnik notched a pair of goals and Artyom Zagidulin turned in 27 saves on 28 shots faced as the Stockton Heat completed a weekend sweep of the San Jose Barracuda with a 2-1 win Sunday at the SAP Center. The Barracuda got the early lead, Trevor Carrick lighting the lamp 11:57 in to pr…

Lifestyle

When Dr. Obed Harvey moved to southern Sacramento County in 1868, he built a beautiful home and this office on his 3,000-acre estate. He had made his fortune in El Dorado County where, in the previous 18 years, he practiced medicine. He convinced the Central Pacific Railroad to lay their tra…

Wren is an approximately 7-month-old spayed female Tortie. Little Wren was part of a litter of four that was abandoned, along with their mother and rescued by PALS. The kittens were already close to 3 months old, and didn’t seem to have had much social interaction with people before we took …

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