George is an approximately 4-month-old neutered male Silver Tabby kitten with white markings. This handsome guy is very outgoing and energetic, and he’s looking for a forever family to give him lots of love and attention. George has every bit as much energy and spunk as you’d expect from a k…

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Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

For Chocolate Mint lovers, this is truly a great day. Whether it’s candies, ice cream or desserts, make sure to get your fill of Chocolate Mint today. That’s correct, today we celebrate anything and everything that is chocolate mint flavored.

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

Valentine See’s Candy sales at library

The photos of the winter birds in last week’s Galt Herald were taken by local resident Peter Bellville. Bellville visited the Cosumnes River Preserve in January. Although identified as courtesy photos, the photos should have been attributed to Bellville. Staff appreciates Mr. Bellville for s…

There were several small towns established during California’s Gold Rush that have come and gone. One of those started with a general store located at what is now the intersection of Elliott and Liberty roads. Originally called Hawk’s Corners, the town became Elliott, named after Dr. George …

The city of Galt has installed a special receptacle to collect household batteries to help residents dispose of the hazardous waste properly. Due to California environmental laws, batteries are not to be taken out with the trash to landfills. The receptacle is located in the Galt Police Depa…

Happy Birthday “Honest Abe”! Today is the actual date of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. However, in modern times, President Lincoln and all of the U.S. Presidents are celebrated on Presidents Day, the third Monday of February.

In 1919, Roy Allen purchased a root beer formula from a pharmacist and opened a root beer stand in Lodi, Calif. The following year, Allen became partners with Frank Wright and the two combined their initials to become A&W Root Beer. In 1924, Roy Allen bought out Wright’s share and began …

Wine Down at Barsetti Vineyards

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt area graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career or otherwise, please email Faith Lewis…

Willie is an approximately 4-month-old neutered male Chihuahua/Terrier mix that weighs approximately 6½ pounds. This handsome little guy was part of a litter of four adorable puppies that PALS recently rescued, and placed into foster homes for some special attention and socialization. Willie…

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features local businesses that use clean, healthy and sustainable practices, and are doing their part to help keep our earth beautiful. The series will lead up to the Galt Earth Day Celebration in April 2020, presented…

It was a night of fun and mysteries during Lake Canyon’s Family Literacy Night last Thursday. Students worked with their parents to find clues in books to help them escape four theme-based rooms to get prizes for their groups. Principal Judi Hayes said nearly 100 percent of parents showed up…

When you walk into a commercial or business building, have you ever thought about the safety of the structure? Or when building or remodeling a house, have you wondered at all the safety codes required?

National Weatherman’s Day honors weathermen and women who work hard to accurately predict the often-fickle local and national weather. Despite major technological advances and supercomputers, forecasting the weather can still be a tricky, and ever-changing, business.

Galt Christian School Open Enrollment

Although winter birds are the central focus of the festival, the Galt District Chamber of Commerce invites adult guests to enjoy an evening of wine, beer and tasty bites at the third annual Wine, Beer & Food event Friday, Jan. 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Littl…

Galt Joint Union High School District joins 250 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 10th annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 10th annual honor roll, Galt Joint Union High School District had to, since 2017, increa…

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career o…

Chloe is an approximately 5-year-old spayed female black and white Alaskan Husky who weighs approximately 49 pounds. This energetic and affectionate girl is looking for an active forever home to call her own. Chloe is very outgoing, and always playful. She loves to take rope toys and toss th…

Wine Down at Barsetti Vineyards

Doris and Ernie Lahmon of Galt celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at a family gathering at their daughter and son-in-law’s house in Galt on Saturday, Jan. 11. Married on Christmas Day 1949 in Fort Bragg, Calif., the happy couple have lived happily in Galt since 1997. Their family wishe…

Posing in a photo from 1972, Galt High School Band members are getting ready for a St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Sophomore Alan Jacobson and freshman John King are wearing uniforms first issued in 1964 and would be replaced by a newer uniform in 1977. The combination thick, black wool jacket and…

It’s time for the 13 annual Galt Winter Bird Festival this Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Chabolla Community Center, 610 Chabolla Avenue in Galt, beginning at 10 a.m. for arts, crafts and educational vendors, presentations and activities, and ending with the final presentation at 2 p.m., and a fina…

Galt District Chamber of Commerce members celebrate with owner Randy Morton and his staff as Fitness Pro is honored as Business of the Month. For nearly three decades, Fitness Pro has provided a place for young and old to experience their fitness in a comfortable, clean, safe and friendly en…

Community Resource Project WIC (Women, Infants, Children) announced last week that they have relocated their office in Galt. The new location is at 1000 C Street, Suite 65, in Galt. The location will be shared with the California Human Development Corporation Career Center. The office opened…

Adventist school enrollment application

Don’t be puzzled by today. National Puzzle Day honors puzzles of all size, shape and form. Crossword puzzles are by far the most common. Sudoku, a number puzzle, is the most recent puzzle rage. And, don’t forget the ever-popular picture puzzles. There are easy puzzles, and there are puzzles …

A full list of classes offered by Galt Parks & Rec can be found online at www.ci.galt.ca.us; or call 209-366-7180.

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series of articles that features accomplished Galt High School and Liberty Ranch High School graduates. If you are interested in being considered as part of this series or you know a GHS or LRHS graduate with notable accomplishments, career o…

Galt Senior Club honors past president

Sargent and Sonny are approximately 3½-month-old neutered male Siamese mixes. These two adorable boys were abandoned, along with two other siblings, Spencer and Susan, just days before Halloween, and subsequently rescued by PALS and placed with one of our amazing fosters. They were very scar…

For over 10 years now, the goal of the Galt Community of Character Coalition (GCCC) has been to motivate and inspire good character throughout our community. For January and February, integrity is the character trait selected for focus by our community.

The Galt Beautification Committee proudly announced that the Galt Youth Commission has adopted one of our town’s busiest streets and for the next two years will keep it clean and beautiful. Lincoln Way,  especially the area in front of Galt High School, will be litter free thanks to the yout…

The Galt Beautification Committee was pleased with the turnout on Saturday to do their monthly community cleanup, even with the threat of rain. We gathered behind Rite-Aid to walk Carillion Boulevard picking up litter and trash and depositing it in a bin donated by Cal-Waste. There were some…

Have you have ever seen an advertisement from an old Galt Herald or a phone book and saw a business with an address that said “Old State Highway 99”? Back before the late 1950s, Highway 99 went through Galt. This old driving map shows the route one would take traveling from Sacramento to Lod…

It’s National Blonde Brownie Day! Blonde brownie? What’s a blonde brownie, you ask? I bet most of you thought brownies were only made of chocolate. And traditionally that is true; however, a Blonde Brownie is made with light brown sugar in place of the dark brown chocolate.

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