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…

National Tie One On Day is always celebrated the day before Thanksgiving. It is a day to “give from the heart” because tomorrow, we will give thanks for what we have.

I invite you to bite into your favorite sandwich because today is National Sandwich Day. Always celebrated on Nov. 3, the sandwich is truly a great creation. Sandwiches are a daily luncheon staple for millions of Americans.

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…

Oak View 4-H offers kids a once-a-month meeting, run by youth officers to learn and practice parliamentary procedure and discuss what plans and projects they would like to see in their community. Many activities are planned throughout the year from building parade floats, to volunteering at …

It‘s four days before Halloween, and black cats are very much an ominous symbol of the Halloween holiday. Therefore, it is only fitting that we celebrate Black Cat Day today.

After months of renovations, the Galt Teen Center (GTC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 21, marking another step toward its grand opening and its goal to provide safe after-school options to the city’s youth.

Clay Station race - In 1858, Thomas Steele settled on a piece of land 11 miles northeast of Galt. After the Ione-Amador Branch of the Central Pacific Railroad passed through in 1878, Steele built a blacksmith shop and this store along the tracks and established the community of Clay. Once St…

Galt High School alumni celebrate graduates Oct. 2 with an all class reunion dinner. The Galt High Alumni Association hosted the annual event. Members of the Class of 1971 were the guests of honor as they celebrated their 50th graduation anniversary. However, members of the Class of 1970 wer…

Meadowview Drive closed Oct. 27-Nov. 22 for construction

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…

Going out to restaurants is one of the American’s favorite activities because they get the chance to taste the best cuisine from the chefs that work behind the scenes. International Chef Day is a day for them, and is probably one of the best opportunities people can get to learn how to cook …

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…

National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day is celebrated the second full week in October. Got kids in school? Then, you get to let them “take you to lunch” today. And you’re going to love it.

Ed Hall owned Galt Motors, a Chevrolet dealership located on Lincoln Way from 1948 to 1960. Seen here leaning against a Need Ranch truck with his chief mechanic Archie Skaggs, Hall serviced all makes and models of cars and trucks and would even wash your vehicle. Galt Motors was located acro…

What may look like a solemn procession of individuals carrying flowers in memory of loved ones through Swenson Park Golf Course in Stockton on Saturday, Oct. 16 will be a swell of families and friends raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association (AA).

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…

After over a year of distance learning and isolations due to the pandemic, Liberty Ranch High School Hawks set their sights on the world as they celebrated their 2021 homecoming last week with the theme of “Hawks Go Global”.

Old-fashioned engines and tractors filled the McFarland Living History Ranch grounds with their distinctive pops, bangs and roars on Oct. 1 and 2 for the Antique Equipment Show. At the same time, the organization that mounts the event celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Groundwater sustainability webinar tonight

For the Galt community, responsibility has been the character trait of focus for September and October each year since 2007, when Galt citizens selected six core values as necessary character traits to build a better community and strengthen our families. The Galt Community of Character Coal…

Whether getting one to go or lingering over a second cup, on Sept. 29, be sure to observe National Coffee Day! Ah, the perfect cup of java.

Antique Equipment Show Oct. 1-2

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…

Despite the official end of summer (today is the Autumnal Equinox), National Ice Cream Cone Day continues to be celebrated on Sept. 22.

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.

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