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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…

As a lifelong horticulturist and serious plant lover and collector, I have traveled to many countries in search of expanding my knowledge. In addition to enjoying the normal sights and wonders to be found, we always included trips into nature and botanic gardens. After many trips to Hawaii, …

Galt elementary TK, kindergarten registration

Today is a holiday with a crunch. One might even suggest that it is a corny holiday. Well, that’s OK because today is National Tortilla Chip Day. Rebecca Webb Carranza first popularized tortilla chips as a way to reuse misshapen tortillas. Her family owned the Los Angeles based El Zarape Tor…

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…

Existential, incisive, and often deeply reflective, Lily McCalla’s work captures the eye as an expression not only of creative ingenuity, but also of striking wonder within the realm of digital artwork and beyond.

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…

Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. So, what do you plan to do today? I sincerely hope you perform a few random acts of kindness. Almost any kind of good deed will do. I highly recommend you perform kind acts on as many people as possible.

Herald Community Club held its annual Chili Cook Off Saturday, Feb. 18 and club member Kay Campbell took home top honors for her Impossible Chili. Coming in second was Andrew Reyes with his Traditional Ground Beef Chili and finishing third was Erica Hendrickson with her Chuck Roast Chili.

Local Night to Shine project manager Mindi Rold and her team of volunteers didn’t let a little thing like a pandemic stop them from celebrating their special needs guests at a “Shine-Thru” event, a pre-party for the annual Night to Shine event that must be held virtually due to pandemic rest…

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…

It was eight years ago that I pulled down the driveway to meet Mirek and Irena Wilczek at their three-acre Wilton parcel to do my initial garden design consultation.  

Last Wednesday, we celebrated feeding ourselves chocolate cake; today we celebrate “Feed the Birds Day”. This comes at the opportune time as we also celebrate Galt’s annual Winter Bird Festival. Help the wild birds in your backyard to survive the long, cold winter by feeding them. That’s exa…

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…

Galt elementary TK, kindergarten registration

Since its conception, the Galt Area Historical Society has (GAHS) preserved the history of this area.

Twenty-year veteran Sylvia Coelho has retired from the Galt Police Department, as well as Johnathon Weiler. Interim Chief Brian Kalinowski said both Coelho and Weiler would be missed.

In a time of seemingly indefinite confusion, grief and unrest around the world, the smallest acts of kindness can inspire and replenish our faith in humanity. This was the sentiment I picked up when I spoke with 61-year-old Greg Davidson, a Galt community member for 30 years, kindhearted loc…

Limitations due to the pandemic haven’t stopped Galt Parks and Recreation from planning the annual Galt Winter Bird Festival. Organizers have made adjustments to the annual event by offering free virtual tours and presentations, open to everyone. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 6, with…

The holidays should be a time of joy, wonder and cheer for all children and their families. However, this is unfortunately not the case, with many families struggling to make ends meet, let alone afford Christmas presents. And with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there are now even more famil…

Take a break from healthy eating and indulge in chocolate cake. Because today is National Chocolate Cake Day! Yahoooo! Chocolate Cake Day is a chocolate lover’s delight, and a day to eat cake. On this day, a white or yellow cake will not do. Nor will part chocolate, part white suffice. Becau…

Galt Supermarket - In October 1947, a grocery store opened across from Galt High School on A Street. William O. “Bill” Kelley and Sam Schwartzman would name it K and S Super Market. Two months later, Kelley left and Schwartzman continued to run the store but reduced the name to just Super Ma…

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Keeper of keys, fish whisperer, crack shot hunter and life saver, these were just some of the titles endowed on retired volunteer fire fighter Joe Grubba at his memorial services Saturday, Jan. 16 at Faith Community Church in Acampo.

Many years ago, yet it seems like yesterday, Joe Grubba moved his family to Herald and joined the Herald Volunteer Fire Department. We were blessed to have him. He became the “Keeper of the Keys”, always available to help at a moment’s notice. He made a point to know all who lived in our com…

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