Jan. 5, 1940

Those seen dancing on New Year’s Eve at the Spanish Ballroom were Minnie and Walter Anderson, Erma and Oscar Doering, the Pellandinis, the Walter Deniers, Anthony Marengos, Russell Johnsons, the Joe Grants from Wilton.

Isabel Marengo celebrated her birthday New Year’s Day. Nothing like starting off right.

Jan. 6, 1950

The plans for the new county building in Galt which will house a new library, new Justice of the Peace court, and Galt District Water office will be drawn quite soon, according to Mr. Tom Evans, secretary of the Galt Water District.

Mrs. Cora Harmer and Mr. C.E. Henderson were united in marriage 2 o’clock Saturday, Dec. 24 in the Galt Methodist Church.

Jan. 7, 1960

Harold Williams was named to fill the unexpired term of Emil Schock on the Galt City Council at the last meeting of the council. Williams’ term will be for two years.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fernandez, Galt, are the proud parents of a son, Richard David, born Dec. 30, 12:30 a.m. at Community Hospital, weighing 7 pounds 7 ounces … Mr. and Mrs. Edward John Maberto, Thornton, are the proud parents of a daughter, Edele Antoinette, born Dec. 21, 4:20 p.m. at Lodi Memorial Hospital, weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces … Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Pratton, Galt, are the proud parents of a son, Randy Scott, born Dec. 28, 8:02 a.m. at Lodi Memorial Hospital, weighing 9 pounds 3 ounces.

Jan. 8, 1970

Miss Vickie Lawrence, a senior student at Galt High School, was selected the winner of this year’s finals of the VFW speech contest.

Denis Dean is the newborn son of Mr. and Mrs. Denis Roth (Donna Huggins) of Acampo. Born Jan. 4 at Lodi Community Hospital, little Denis weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces at birth.

Jan. 10, 1980

Council approved the sale of the old city hall complex at C Street and Lincoln Way to AM Enterprises, a general partnership, for $225,000.

Announced at Thanksgiving Dinner was the engagement of Kim Harland and Eric Mello.