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There’s a new captain at the helm of the city of Galt, Lorenzo Hines Jr., our new city manager. He’s got a vision for Galt, and his new job is to better the community while listening to its citizens.

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three part series introducing Galt Joint Union High School District Board candidates. One high school board candidate will be profiled each week through Sept. 30. Profiles will run in ballot order. Candidates’ replies to issue questions will be covered i…

Editor’s note: This is the third in a five part series introducing Galt City Council candidates. One City Council candidate will be profiled each week through Sept. 30. Profiles will run in ballot order. Candidates’ replies to issue questions will be covered in the Oct. 7 edition.

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three part series introducing Galt Joint Union Elementary School District Board candidates. One elementary school board candidate will be profiled each week through Sept. 30. Profiles will run in ballot order. Candidates’ replies to issue questions will …

Galt City Council Member Paige Lampson (front left) safely delivers a proclamation from the city of Galt to Galt Joint Union High School District Superintendent William Spalding (front right). The city had issued the proclamation at a City Council meeting last month congratulating the distri…

Over the next two years, the Galt Join Union Elementary School District will receive close to $1 million to bolster pre-K English learning students and their families in learning, literacy and language with the Growing Strong Learners Grant. All pre-K Galt students will have access to resour…

Sports

Republic FC elevated its current undefeated streak to eight games after Saturday night’s 3-3 draw against Reno 1868 FC at Papa Murphy’s Park, but they fell just short of breaking their record for consecutive wins after Reno tied the game at 3-3 just before the final whistle blew.

Over the Sept. 11-12 weekend, thousands of elite youth soccer players will kick off 2020 competition as part of MLS NEXT, the new elite youth development platform created by Major League Soccer in collaboration with the top elite youth academies around the country, ushering in the future of …

With the first round of the Safeway Open presented by Chevron just under one day away, the player field is set, including a number of Major Champions and great players like Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth, Sergio Garcia and Matt Kuchar.

Lifestyle

Like many organizations, the COVID pandemic has set the Galt Teen Center back a bit on its goals, “but we are constantly moving forward, finding ways within the guidelines to do fundraising and some projects for the teens,” said Cat Wilson, Galt Teen Center publicity director.

Today is National Guacamole Day. Usually eaten as a side dish, guacamole has been a part of traditional Mexican cuisine since the time of the Aztecs. Today, the dip, whose name comes from an Aztec dialect Nahuatl and means guacamole sauce, is a popular side dish, salad addition or party dip …

Galt High School’s first drum major led the first marching band in 1933. The position of drum major originated in the British Army with the Corps of Drums in 1650. For high schools, he/she is the leader of a marching band and is usually positioned at the head of the band. The drum major is o…

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