The three fireworks booths in Galt this year opening June 28 will be TNT vendors run by Kiwanis Club, Galt Youth Baseball (GYB) and Calvary Life Tabernacle Church, raising money for their volunteer driven organizations. The only three booths allowed within the city limits are located in the …

Fireworks are a symbol of America’s independence, but with so many state and local limitations placed on the fiery delights, it’s hard for Californians to feel all that liberated when celebrating Independence Day – reasons for that generally pertain to safety concerns.

We are celebrating National Pink Day today. It is always observed on June 23, which seems odd to me since October is National Breast Cancer Month and pink is the color of the month. However, I digress.

Patriotic service at Methodist church

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. Register at: https://apm.activecommunities.com/galt.

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Oak View Union Elementary School recognized 30 eighth-graders at its June 11 promotion ceremony, congratulating them for making it through a tough final year.

Today, June 16, we celebrate Fresh Veggies Day. Take a vow to eat healthy today and every day with fresh veggies for every meal, and for a snack, too. You can even try to be a vegetarian for a day. Not for me, I am a carnivore and enjoy meat with my veggies. But being a vegetarian may work for you.

Patriotic service at Methodist church

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Part of the reason people choose to live in a small town is the sense of living in a community where people know each other and treat each other as neighbors. Galt, our Great American Little Town, is no exception to that small town description.

After surviving a year in which students started the year learning from home, the Liberty Ranch High School class of 2021 was just grateful to graduate in person, as ASB Class President Hannah Lopez noted in her welcome speech.

Galt High School’s class of 2021 stepped into Warrior Stadium with a sense of triumph on June 4. Their graduation ceremony was the first to be held in the arena since its renovation, and it represented the students’ success despite the difficulties of schooling over the Internet.

Honoring a noteworthy, determined group of students, Estrellita High School celebrated the graduation of its seniors June 3 with family, staff and the Galt Joint Union High School District Board all present for the momentous evening.

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Today is National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day and is always celebrated on June 9. It is time to enjoy a slice of a pie many of you have probably never tried before. While Strawberry Rhubarb Pie has a long history, dating back to the 1800s, not too many have ever tried it.

Today, June 2, is my kind of day. It is National Rocky Road Day! Yes, as in rocky road ice cream, rocky road candy, and rocky road anything that contains chocolate, almonds/walnuts/pecans, and mini marshmallows (trail mix, popcorn, Rice Krispy treats, etc.). Rocky road ice cream is one of my…

Galt Adventist School Registration

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Today we celebrate Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman astronaut to go into space. Ride accomplished this feat as a mission specialist aboard STS-7, the second flight of the Space Shuttle “Challenger”. STS-7 was launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, on June 18, 1983. Ride was bor…

The Sacramento County Fair was canceled as a public event for the second consecutive time, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, agriculture students will still carry on the decades-old tradition of selling the animals they raised during the fair’s livestock auction.

After a long year of online school and various pandemic-related closures, 18-year-old Braden Crosson looks forward to proudly showing his steer at the Sacramento County Fair on Thursday with the Galt Future Farmers of America (FFA).

Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Galt Cemetery

Members of Galt’s Youth Commission and Beautification Committee donned neon orange vests and blue latex gloves on May 15 to clean up litter on Lincoln Way.

Galt Mayor Shawn Farmer (left) and Community Development Director Craig Hoffman clean up on the southern stretch of Lincoln Way.

Saturday, May 8, was dedicated to fancy hats, delicious food and local history as the Galt Area Historical Society hosted Ladies’ Tea at the Rae.

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