Crews Fight Grass Fires in Galt

Jun 8, 2014
Crews Fight Grass Fires in Galt

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The Cosumnes Fire Department reported several grass fires Sunday afternoon in Galt.

Three fires were reported near Twin Cities and Christensen Road, and Christensen and Pringle Road.

Firefighters said more than one involved down powerlines.

The largest fire, contained …

Firefighters Save Cats in Burning Galt Home

May 5, 2014


A Galt home gutted, a car in the driveway nearly ruined and nearby trees charred.

That was the scene around 10 a.m. Monday on Quail Hollow Drive.

“When I walked over, I saw the pick up, saw the garage. …

The Sacramento Bee
Fire at Galt feed store kills young chickens

A fire in a feed store in Galt killed up to 150 young chickens Saturday, the Cosumnes Fire Department reported via Twitter.

The Sacramento Bee
Dresses, accessories sought for Galt ‘Prom Closet’ event

Donations of prom dresses and accessories are sought as part a volunteer effort to make sure all girls at Galt high schools have access to affordable dresses for their prom.

Hundreds Come Together to Mourn Galt Teen Hit by Train

Mar 9, 2014
Hundreds Come Together to Mourn Galt Teen Hit by Train

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Hundreds gathered near C and 4th streets Sunday to remember 15-year-old Kyle Gunther, who was hit by a train Friday, and later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

“I just can’t believe he is gone. I can’t believe it,” …

Teenager Hit by Train in Galt

Mar 7, 2014


At about 8:15 a northbound Union Pacific train struck a juvenile who tried to run across the tracks in front of the train.

It happened off of C Street in Galt.

The injured child was taken to the …

House fire in Galt leaves dog and cats dead, firefighter injured

Feb 11, 2014
House fire in Galt leaves dog and cats dead, firefighter injured


Firefighters came out to save a Galt family’s home early Tuesday morning, but it was a firefighter who eventually needed help. Two ambulances were sent out when part of the roof collapsed on him.

The Cosumnes firefighter’s injuries were …

New Hope Dairy Farm in Galt is turning cow manure into energy

Feb 5, 2014

Sabrina Rodriguez Spotlights Galt where New Hope Dairy Farm teams up with SMUD to take cow manure and transform it into energy.

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The Sacramento Bee
Former Galt parks director loses age-discrimination suit

Jan 10, 2014

A Sacramento Superior Court jury on Friday rejected a discrimination lawsuit filed against the city of Galt by its former parks director who claimed he was laid off because of his age.

The Sacramento Bee
Laid off parks director accuses Galt of age discrimination

Galt’s former parks director is seeking more than $1.3 million in damages for the emotional turmoil he says he suffered when the city laid him off toward the end of the economic downturn two years ago.

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