News

The Galt community turned out in force on Nov. 20 to help families in need put food on the table for Thanksgiving. Four separate groups organized food distributions last Saturday.

The Galt City Council decided on Nov. 16 to hold in-person meetings, setting its return to the Council Chambers for Dec. 7. Additionally, Council began the process of implementing some traffic measures on Carillion Boulevard, but the potential for stop signs is in doubt.

Although Galt’s status in the Sacramento County 5th District appears to be securely set, boundary lines for Galt’s fate regarding the State Assembly, State Senate and Congressional districts is unknown. Initial maps see Galt shifting out of its current Assembly and Congressional districts, b…

The Galt City Council decided on Nov. 16 to hold in-person meetings, setting its return to the Council Chambers for Dec. 7. Additionally, Council began the process of implementing some traffic measures on Carillion Boulevard, but the potential for stop signs is in doubt.

The Sacramento Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo) unanimously approved Galt’s annexation of a 338-acre “notch” on the city’s eastern border, helping clear the way for a planned housing development.

Sports

Wednesday night’s quad dual scrimmage marks the start of wrestling season for Liberty Ranch Hawks. Liberty Ranch, River City High, Casa Roble and Cordova engaged in a four-way quad meet Wednesday to close out scrimmage season.

There’s a new team in town; well, that would have been the headline in 2020 had the pandemic not reared its ugly head. But now that players have returned to the fields, a competitive baseball organization has brought championship honors to Galt.

Liberty Ranch boys cross country team advances as a team to the Sectional meet to be held at Willow Hills CC course in Folsom on Nov. 13. Finishing 10th place out of 26 teams Saturday at the Frogtown course in Angels Camp, Raghav Vasudevan led the charge for Liberty with a 22nd place out of …

Lifestyle

Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on Monday to ensure publication in the Wednesd…