Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently contributed $10,000 towards the Cosumnes River Preserve environmental education program. Funding has provided opportunities for Galt students to participate in environmental education and stewardship projects.
Friday, August 17, 2012 12:00 am
John Durand, the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District youth development coordinator, has secured more than $50,000 in funding to support service learning and outdoor education opportunities for district students this school year.
John Durand points out wild birds to Greer Elementary School students visiting the Cosumnes River Preserve.
A stilt wades through shallow water searching for food at the
Cosumnes River Preserve on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.
John Durand, of the Cosumnes River Preserve, speaks to Greer
Elementary School students at the preserve's visitor center on
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.
John Durand focuses a spotting scope on stilts wading in shallow
water at the Cosumnes River Preserve on Wednesday, Dec. 14,
Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00 am
John Durand has been recognized by community organizations for
his work with Galt's youths. But he's also got a soft spot for the
birds that flock to the Cosumnes River Preserve. He regularly leads
student tours there.
Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00 am
Galt-area residents are expected to flock to this year's
fifth-annual Galt Winter Bird
Festival later this month. The event is a joint venture between
the city of Galt and Galt Joint Union Elementary School
Friday, December 30, 2011 12:00 am
Galt officials wanted to give the city’s youths something to
call their own, and the result was recently accepted with formal
votes from the City Council and both city school districts.
Monday, September 26, 2011 12:00 am
The following is a list of public meetings in the Lodi and Galt
areas this week:
Friday, June 24, 2011 12:00 am
Although the district's transportation department has been
operating with a quarter of a million dollar or more deficit for at
least two years, Galt Joint Union Elementary School District
trustees decided against charging students to ride the bus. The fee
would have gone into effect come fall.
John Durand, service learning coordinator for the Cosumnes River Preserve, expects between 500 and 600 visitors to the preserve, depending on the weather, during Galt's 4th Annual Winter Bird Festival.
Friday, January 14, 2011 12:00 am
Through the thick gray fog, flocks of Greater White-Fronted
Geese circle the waters of the Cosumnes River Preserve in Galt.
Nearby, Sandhill cranes can be heard trumpeting to one and other in
the flooded agriculture fields. In the pond off Franklin Road, a
Great Blue Heron snatches a fish out of the water.
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 12:00 am
Galt Joint Union Elementary School District students headed back
to school last week amid lower class sizes, unlike other
Friday, November 20, 2009 12:00 am
Monday was the first anniversary of the day Judy Mims nearly
died. Unlike most heart attack victims, Mims wanted to celebrate
that anniversary by meeting the firefighters and paramedics who
rescued her that fateful day at the Target store in Lodi.
Friday, October 9, 2009 12:00 am
John Durand has been surrounded by Galt's youngest residents for
John Durand, of Galt, has brought in millions of dollars for the area's youths through grants and various hats he's worn during his 30 years with the elementary school district. Durand was recognized at a countywide event late last month. (Brian Feulner/News-Sentinel)
Friday, April 27, 2007 10:00 pm
Lodi High's Matt Machado and Jon Sharp qualified for the section
meet with a third-place finish in the San Joaquin Athletic
Association doubles tournament on Friday at the Marina Tennis Club
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 10:00 pm
Kim Briggs went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run to lead
Galt High's varsity softball team to a 2-1 road victory over
Christian Brothers on Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 10:00 pm
Zac Costa threw a five-hit shutout to lead the Tokay High
baseball team to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Bear Creek Bruins
on Wednesday at Billy Hebert Field.
Thursday, March 8, 2007 10:00 pm
Shull, Eagles tame the
Sunday, February 25, 2007 10:00 pm
Sunday, March 5, 2006 10:00 pm
The prospect of Galt city employees being subject to drug
testing could take place if the City Council chooses to test its
Sunday, February 5, 2006 10:00 pm
Forums on K-8 campuses
Tuesday, May 25, 2004 10:00 pm
A third-grade student picked a red, plaid shirt to wash. It
looked similar to the shirt he was wearing, which was adorned with