Sept. 9, 1949

Mr. and Mrs. Art Gross’ baby now weighs 20 pounds and 6 ounces at the age of six months. He balances himself erect in his father’s hand.

Quite a few of the young folks in the Galt area will further their education. Jim Fairchild hopes to be a football coach and Gerald Alves will major in music and plans to be a teacher. They will attend junior college at Stockton. Bill Isaacson will take engineering at the College of the Pacific in Stockton. Gus Melhaff, Glenn Case, Ed Hilder and Bill Loftin will attend Stockton College.

Sept. 10, 1959

Promotion of Patrolman Clyde A. Lee to the rank of captain was announced yesterday by Chief of Police Walter E. Froelich.

Approximately 473 students were registered at Galt Joint Union High School Tuesday, opening day of school. Galt’s elementary schools reported a first day enrollment of 723 in the two schools.

Sept. 18, 1969

A crowd of about 30 people visited the Galt City Council chambers Tuesday night. They were there representing 235 Galt taxpayers who signed a petition in protest to the new $1.25 per month sewer service charge invoked by the city.

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Scully (Toni Olson) are the proud parents of a baby girl born Sept. 1. Katherine Marie weighed 6 pounds 6 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed Olson of Galt and great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bert Olson, also of Galt, and Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Robinson of Arnold.

Sept. 13, 1979

Judge James Henke of the Elk Grove-Galt Judicial District – whose job duties have increased in proportion to population growth – has won a $548 per month salary increase.

July 1979 was a black month for motorists in California when they will long remember that gasoline averaged more than $1 a gallon.