News

After a special closed session Tuesday evening, Mayor Paul Sandhu has announced that Galt City Council has chosen Lorenzo Hines Jr. as Galt’s new city manager. Although not official until the Council’s Aug. 4 meeting, where Council is slated to approve Hines for the position and the employme…

Many businesses are trying to stay open through the pandemic and deal with the mandates made by the county and state. Restaurants have been hard pressed to remain open but other businesses are struggling as well, including The Little Farmhouse located on Fourth Street.

During the City Council’s teleconference meeting on July 21, Council members heard from Amie Mendes, economic development manager, to approve an Urgency Ordinance that will allow local restaurants a temporary outdoor dining permit. Council member Shawn Farmer recused himself, (due to) vested…

At a special Galt Planning Commission meeting Thursday, July 23, planning commissioners asked Price Walker of Elliott Homes to reevaluate the higher density portion of the developer’s Simmerhorn Ranch project, a suggestion that was met with receptivity from the developer, but resistance from…

Sports

UC Davis rising sophomore Jackie Lucena has earned an exemption into the 2020 United States Women’s Amateur Championship after finishing second at the 120th annual Women’s Western Amateur Championship at the Prestwick Country Club on Saturday in Frankfort, Ill.

In a move that falls in line with the decision by Sacramento County to continue with distance learning when the 2020-21 school year starts, the California Interscholastic Federation on July 20 released a modified high school sports season for 2020-21 that obliterates the fall months complete…

Lifestyle

Each July and August, Galt area residents celebrate Pride in Community, one of six character traits chosen by our community 12 years ago through the efforts of the Galt Community of Character Coalition (GCCC). The other character traits we celebrate include responsibility, respect, honesty, …

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