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Stephanie Van Steyn is the city of Galt’s newest staff member. She’s heading up the Human Resource Department and finding small can be a really good thing. She worked for the city of Stockton for eight years where her role was investigation and disciplinary actions.

Seats were filled once again Thursday evening in City Council chambers at the monthly Planning Commission meeting. More than a dozen Heritage Senior Mobile Home Park residents came to protest a proposed apartment building slated for the area, supporters of the new Dutch Bros were in attendan…

The Galt business community has seen a number of new storefronts open in the past few months, including Impact Sports at the old Dollar Store location in the Raley’s Shopping Center. Days Inn is busy welcoming new guests and, if you need to rent equipment, we have Herc Rentals on Enterprise Drive.

In the words of cheer mom Karen Baumgartner, football may have its Super Bowl, soccer has its World Cup, baseball has its World Series and hockey has the Stanley Cup but what about cheerleaders? Well, they have national champions, and that title now belongs to the Liberty Ranch High School (…

Despite multiple objections from local residents and a denial from the Southeast Area Community Planning Advisory Council (CPAC), the Sacramento County Planning Commission approved AT&T’s request to erect a cell tower just outside of Galt’s jurisdiction. The decision was finalized at Mon…

Dozens of certificated and classified staff members filled City Hall Thursday, Feb. 6 at the Galt Joint Union High School District (GJUHSD) Board meeting. Eight staff members spoke on behalf of their coworkers, encouraging the board to negotiate “fairly” and consider the increase in medical …

Sports

The Liberty Ranch Lady Hawk girls basketball team was awarded the 14th seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs after finishing league play last week and was matched up against third seed Calaveras in the first round, which was held Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Three wrestlers from the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Wrestling North Regional tournament as well as two from the SJS Division V tournament qualified for the SJS Masters tournament and will compete for the chance to advance to state.

The Liberty Ranch Hawks, who ended their league season with three straight wins, earned the seventh seed in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs and hosted Sonora (10th seed) in the first round Feb. 18 in a game that was played after publication of The Galt Herald.

Lifestyle

George is an approximately 4-month-old neutered male Silver Tabby kitten with white markings. This handsome guy is very outgoing and energetic, and he’s looking for a forever family to give him lots of love and attention. George has every bit as much energy and spunk as you’d expect from a k…

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