July 15, 1949

The Galt Fire Department took in four new members last Monday night: Domenico Menicucci and Richard Carlson for the Galt quota, and Chuck Powell and Jim Irvin, both of Twin City Rest Point Service Station, to fill the Twin Cities quota.

The Galt district is soon to have its own Wedding and Funeral Chapel. Mr. Samuel D. Salas of the Lodi Funeral Home plans to begin construction on the Galt Mission Chapel at the corner of 7th and B streets.

July 16, 1959

Festival queen Rose Liebig will be crowned officially as queen of the Galt Community Festival following the talent show at Galt High School Friday evening.

The Sunshine Café reopened last week under new management. The Sellers of Lodi, Beatrice, Robert, Jackie and Linda, will be operating the café on Lincoln Way.

July 17, 1969

The sweepstakes award for the Galt Centennial Community Festival parade held July 20 was presented to the ‘Flirty Gerties’ for their float. Entered in the special category, the Flirty Gerties, the auxiliary group of the ‘Dirty Thirties’ Club, also captured the first place trophy in that division … An estimated crowd of 5,000 persons lined the Galt streets for more than an hour before parade time.

Alfred Denier was elected to the presidency of the Galt High School District board of trustees at the organizational meeting of the group Monday night.

Al Herr, general manager of the Galt Bowling Lanes, announced this week that Henry Landseidel is the new manager of the lanes and will do the promotional work for the leagues this fall.

July 19, 1979

Dawn Olson, Galt, age 10, and Judy Weaver, Aptos, were first place winners in the junior and senior divisions of the Northern California Soapbox Derby Sunday afternoon on the overpass of I-5 at Elliott Ranch Road in Elk Grove. They will travel to Akron, Ohio this summer for the National Soapbox Derby Finals on Aug. 1.

Former Galtonian Dorothy Case, with business partner Herb Hoffman, has opened Dorothy’s Craft Shop in Lodi.