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With posters, American flags and a sound system blaring patriot music, nearly 50 Galt residents gathered in front of Galt City Hall Saturday, May 30 to rally for the reopening of all businesses, schools and churches in Galt, after the statewide shutdown to help “flatten the curve” of the spr…

Editor’s note: Due to technical issues with email routing with the new city of Galt domain, writer Karen Watson did not receive responses to questions regarding council discussion at the May 19 Galt City Council meeting. Vice Mayor Rich Lozano, Councilmembers Paige Lampson and Curt Campion, …

The Galt Parks and Recreation Department will host a drive-through light show starting on Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28 at the Galt Market Grounds from 8:30 to 10 p.m. The three-day event was decided on after the yearly Independence Day Celebration was canceled due to COVID-19 rest…

Galt resident Jay Vandenburg holds a sign telling City Councilmembers to listen to their constituents.

Galt Joint Union Elementary School District (GJUESD) Trustees held their regular May meeting via teleconferencing and heard from Director of Business Lois Yount on the state’s revised budget plan for schools. According to the state’s presentation, schools across the state will experience a s…

Attention Galt high school students (from both high schools), and eighth graders (who will be freshmen soon): Summeris in the air. What does this mean? Well, it means open spots will be available to join the Galt Youth Commission (GYC).

Sports

Though they didn’t have a chance to play most of the regular season, Logan Mayfield and Kenny Morgan received recognition last week when they were chosen by the Optimist Club of Sacramento to play in this year’s Optimist High School Baseball All Star Small Schools game. The Optimist All Star…

This month, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) signed Rival as the national operating partner for the AAU Esports program. The AAU broke into the esports gaming ring last year, when it announced esports as the newest addition to its 41 sports.

In what could have been their final softball game had the season actually occurred, Anabelle Buchanan of Liberty Ranch and Haley Sanchez of Galt High School were selected to play on the Small Schools’ South roster of the Optimist All-Star softball game, which honors the top senior high schoo…

Lifestyle

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