From left to right Lion Richard Prima, Lion James Sanders, Lion Don Bricker, Lion Alicia Brosterhous, Lion Alan Ashbough and Lion Russell Smith in the kitchen at the Sonora Fairgrounds after serving evacuees and Red Cross volunteers affected by the Rim fire
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 12:00 am
Water meters will be installed throughout Galt beginning in just a few months. The timeline was set Tuesday when the Galt City Council authorized financing $3.1 million of the final $4.6 million contract with a vote of 4-1. Council members provided direction at the July 16 meeting, but did not take action.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
Residents of Galt who have not already done so will soon be required to pay for water meters to measure exactly how much water they are using.
Saturday, September 8, 2012 12:00 am
Been to downtown Folsom? If so, you’ve probably seen the city’s fancy train turntable.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 12:00 am
By the end of next year, the city of Galt could be wrapping up a major water meter retrofitting project, with customers paying for what they use.
Friday, August 3, 2012 12:00 am
San Joaquin County's longtime deputy public works director has taken a position in Galt.
Thursday, August 2, 2012 12:00 am
The recent letter concerning conservation easements contains a number of misleading and erroneous statements. The letter attacks the San Joaquin Council of Governments as being a "quasi-government organization" intent on taking away land for wildlife.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 12:00 am
If Galt is going to keep maintaining landscaping and lighting in specific districts, the city council is going to have to return to the voters in the next two years to levy tax increases, Interim Public Works Director Richard Prima has warned.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 12:00 am
Close to a quarter of a million dollars will go toward further improvements in Galt's Old Town area. This was decided on Tuesday when the city council approved $233,028 for engineering work along the C Street-Fourth Street corridor.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 12:00 am
A Sacramento company has been awarded a $4.4 million bid to construct a new replacement pump station and sewer main pipeline in Galt. The work, approved by the city council on Tuesday with a 4-0 vote, is necessary due to an aging system that is nearly at capacity.
Saturday, March 10, 2012 12:00 am
A city employee referenced in a recent sexual harassment lawsuit against the city has been let go. Galt's liability insurance will pay $600,000 to former employee Angela Long, who filed suit last year claiming that the city did not protect her against unwanted sexual comments by another former employee.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 12:00 am
As Kathy Grant leads tours of wide-eyed students down the meandering paths in the Lodi Lake Nature Area, she is always surprised when one of the kids say they did not even know there was a river in Lodi.
Friday, February 24, 2012 12:00 am
Due to staffing changes and previous city council decisions, Galt has fallen behind in installing water meters citywide, but officials are certain they will meet a state mandate by 2024.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 12:00 am
Residents of Galt will be paying about $1 less on their utility
bills beginning March 1. On Tuesday, the Galt City Council
unanimously approved a series of utility rate adjustments.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 12:00 am
When motorists enter Galt off Highway 99, officials want
visitors to know what makes the city special.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 12:00 am
Officials in Galt are planning to create a quiet zone through
downtown where trains won't blow their horns.
Friday, November 4, 2011 12:00 am
Richard Prima has been hired as the interim public works
director in Galt. He retired as Lodi’s public works director in
2008 after more than 30 years with the city.
Saturday, June 12, 2010 12:00 am
More than $22,000 was spent on the Measure C campaign, the
overwhelming majority of that amount by those in favor of the
measure, according to county records.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 12:00 am
Whether Measure C wins or loses, I want to publicly state my
"thank you" to its many supporters and especially the committee who
worked so hard and contributed funds.
Saturday, May 15, 2010 12:00 am
Passage of Measure C on the upcoming ballot is vital to local
efforts to help stabilize and restore our overdrafted groundwater
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 10:00 pm
Mark Beck, a farmer with 10 years of experience as a vocational
agriculture teacher, was selected on Tuesday for the vacant seat on
the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District board.
Friday, August 28, 2009 10:00 pm
Seven honest and able people have stepped forward and offered to
continue the work of the North San Joaquin Water Conservation
Tuesday, August 25, 2009 10:00 pm
Applicants for the vacant seat on the North San Joaquin Water
Conservation District agreed on Tuesday that district officials
need to do a better job explaining what the district does and
conduct night meetings so that more residents can attend and learn
about the district.
Sunday, August 23, 2009 10:00 pm
Seven residents have tossed their hats into the ring to replace
Fred Weybret on the North San Joaquin Water Conservation District's
board of directors.
Monday, July 6, 2009 10:00 pm
An installation ceremony was held on June 24 at 5:30 p.m. at
the Wine Country Restaurant for incoming officers of the Lodi Lions
Club.Corey Daniels was elected as the club president for 2009-10.
Daniels has been an active member of the Lodi Lions Club for the
past six years.