News

At the Nov. 6 Galt City Council meeting, City Manager Eugene Palazzo informed council that over $4 million, much of which was earmarked to start addressing long-needed maintenance on city parks and facilities, would not be available as stated in the June budget presentation given by Finance …

Although not certified, the latest election results as of Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 4 p.m., show Rich Lozano extending his lead over incumbent Lori Heuer for a seat on Galt City Council. The two front-runners, Shawn Farmer and Paul Sandhu are unlikely to be affected by update tallies.

After helping to design the yearbook during high school, Liberty Ranch High School graduate Jill Vanderkar anticipated using those skills in marketing, graphic design, or magazine publishing after college. Instead, a year studying abroad shifted her attention to international education, and …

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

Sports

High school basketball fans who are looking to get their fix during the Thanksgiving weekend can watch elite athletes compete at the Opening Tip Off Marathon at Cosumnes River College on Nov. 24.

Ryan Lomberg scored late in the third period but the Heat couldn’t get past the Ontario Reign to start the road trip, falling by a 4-1 final on Nov. 11. The Heat didn’t get the start they wanted as just over five and a half minutes in, Ontario defenseman Daniel Brickley was able to put back …

The Sac-Joaquin Section Cross Country Championships were postponed from Nov. 10 to Nov. 17 after the SJS learned that the air was deemed unhealthy after the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District learned that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration deemed the air…

Lifestyle

Daniel Strongheart was one of many Galt Area World War II veterans. Born on the Colusa Indian Reservation in 1924, Strongheart moved to the north San Joaquin County area with his mom, stepfather and brothers when he was 14. Enlisting in the Army in October 1942, he became a member of the 775…

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