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Galt City Council Member Rich Lozano is running for reelection to his seat for a second four-year term. He told the Herald that this is to continue pursuing goals that Council is working toward.

Meet the candidates

Lori Heuer is seeking election for Trustee Area 2 of the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District board in pursuit of becoming a strong voice for children and families in the community. Her own family has resided in Galt for nearly 40 years, and both of her children attended Galt schools …

Galt City Council reinstated the hotel tax at its Sept. 20 meeting and ended the city’s state of emergency, bringing a close to two pandemic policies. It also approved new housing design standards for staff to communicate with developers.

Looking to dispel stigma around a medical procedure, Galt City Council issued a proclamation recognizing Ostomy Awareness Day, which this year is on Oct. 1. The Herald spoke with the Galt resident who brought the idea forward.

In their Sept. 21 meeting, Galt Joint Union Elementary School District board members outlined a school safety symposium that multiple administrators from the district recently attended in Sacramento. At the event, attendees were encouraged to foster a positive and strong relationship with lo…

Tim Reed, chair of the Galt Public Safety Committee, kicked off his campaign for Galt City Council with a Sept. 24 gathering at his home. Neighbors and family listened to him describe areas, such as public safety and parks and recreation, that he wants to address if elected. He told the Hera…


The Liberty Ranch and Galt High ladies golf teams faced off at Dry Creek on Sept. 20. Liberty Ranch underscored the Galt ladies by 20 points, beating them 319-339.

Liberty Ranch volleyball hosted the Galt Warriors Monday night at the Hawk’s Nest. Liberty Ranch swept the sets 3-0; 25-6, 25-13,25-20.

Weaver’s dynamic play was influential in the Miners’ success with three consecutive wins this last week.  On Monday, UTRP swept UTRGV in three sets where Weaver posted nine kills while hitting .412 with seven total blocks to rack up 12.5 points. On Friday in a five-set victory over FIU, she …


Herald Happenings

Sept. 28 is National Good Neighbor Day. As National Day Calendar puts it, today creates an opportunity for neighbors to get to know each other better. This day acknowledges and celebrates the importance of a good neighbor.

From the Archives

A photo from 1948 shows Ed Hall’s Galt Motors on Lincoln Way (between B and C streets). This local establishment sold Standard Oil products, serviced vehicles and had a small showroom with the latest Chevrolet model cars. Because the dealer was so small, Hall didn’t have an inventory beyond …