Elk Grove City Council Member Pat Hume, on Dec. 2, declared victory in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors District 5 election.
The rise in home prices and mortgage rates has become an issue for potential homebuyers across California and in Galt, though Galt remains more affordable than some nearby cities.
The Galt District Chamber of Commerce recently announced Express Type & Graphics as its business of the year, recognizing the printing company’s involvement in community projects.
While the recent elections highlight running for office as a way to participate in local government, they also open another opportunity: joining a city commission or committee. The city of Galt is looking for community members to fill a large number of open seats.
Though this year’s Turkey Trot for Teal in Herald didn’t have all the trappings that it usually does, that didn’t stop people from turning up on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, to show their support for Strong as Steele Cancer Foundation.
The Public Safety Committee heard an overview of the results of Galt’s Traffic Safety Month at its Nov. 28 meeting before getting updates on community-submitted safety concerns.
Galt Police Department held a wreath-laying ceremony on Nov. 28 to recognize the 10th anniversary of the killing of Sacramento County animal control officer Roy Marcum. Marcum was killed in Galt on Nov. 28, 2012, while attempting to collect pets from a residence where an eviction had been se…
The Liberty Ranch girls’ basketball team started off the season by dominating Edison high school 54-32. While the win was sweet, the biggest fan was missing from the bleachers. Todd Messersmith, who has coached most of these girls in the past, passed away from cancer last year right after …
The Lady Warriors took on Valley High in their season opener last Tuesday. It was a very close game, but in the end, the Warrior spirit came on strong and the girls were able to come from behind in the last few minutes and get the win 48-44.
Galt High School sophomore Kitto Gonzalez competed at the CA State Championships at Woodward Park in Clovis. He finished in 116th place with at 17:32.2 out of a field of over 200 runners, and he competed in the Division 4 boys race with some of the best high school runners in California.
Liberty Ranch football announced its All-League recipients last week. Having won the league this year, the Hawks earned the most honorees of all the other teams in the league. Liberty earned nine first team All League, six second team and four honorable mentions.
Wrestling isn’t just for boys anymore. More and more girls are discovering a love of the sport, and six lady wrestlers from Galt High School competed at the Goddess of War tournament at Tokay High School last weekend.
Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. As recounted by Wikipedia, the attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service upon the United States against the naval base at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, just before 8 a.m., on Sunday,…
Wagonloads of freshly harvested wheat from McFarland Ranch head to Sacramento to be ground into flour. Local farmers in the 1860s and 1870s grew thousands of acres of wheat and barley to supply a growing need for baked goods by new consumers thanks to the migration into California. Sacrament…
Dec. 11, 1942
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Carson Angele will regret to learn that their three children are confined to the hospital in Sacramento, suffering with diphtheria. The two youngest are getting along nicely but Miss Diana is in a very critical condition.