News

With a new generation coming of age with no memory of the Sept. 11 attacks, and the war that the tragedy sparked coming to an end, Galt’s observance of the 20th anniversary of the attacks was marked by reflection on their continuing significance today.

The Galt City Council gave its final approval to the city’s updated housing element on Sept. 7, with Mayor Shawn Farmer voting against. The memory of fallen Galt police officer Harminder Grewal was a constant presence at the regular meeting, which also included awards for community members w…

The outpouring of recognition for Galt Police Department officer Harminder Grewal continued Sept. 2 at a candlelight vigil on the California State Capitol steps. Leaders in government and the local Sikh community spoke about the significance of Grewal’s service.

Sports

The Hawks compete against Laguna Creek last week at the Hawks’ Nest. Liberty Ranch hosted Laguna Creek last week and after a 3-1 win, improved their overall record to 5-4. Paityn Snow led the Hawks with 11 kills, nine aces and 28 attacks, Jess Lawton had 28 attacks and 10 digs, Rachel Smith …

Lifestyle

The Galt Community of Character Coalition (GCCC) recognized three people with its 2021 Galt Respect Award at the Sept. 14 Galt City Council meeting. Marengo Ranch Elementary School teacher Michelyn Farrell, Lake Canyon Elementary School teacher Linda Ekstrom and Galt Sunrise Rotary President…

The Kiwanis Club of Galt recently awarded the Galt Teen Center a check for $1,000 to assist during the center’s “soft” opening. The donation should enable the Galt Teen Center to better provide for the needs of the youth it serves. On hand for the presentation were Kiwanis Club of Galt Presi…

Sept. 15 is Make a Hat Day. Put on your creative hat, gather your craft supplies, channel the secret milliner in your soul and make yourself a hat.