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Family of Four Back in Bed After Flames Ripped Through Garage

Mar 25, 2013
Family of Four Back in Bed After Flames Ripped Through Garage

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A Galt family of four is safely back in bed hours after flames ripped through their garage Monday morning.

The home is on Stormwood Avenue near the Twin Cities Road and Carillion Boulevard intersection.

A neighbor saw smoke …


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Galt Off-Ramp Closed for Repairs Following Big Rig Fire

Mar 21, 2013

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The northbound Highway 99 off-ramp at Twin Cities Road in Galt was shut down Thursday night so crews could make emergency repairs to the asphalt.

Traffic slowed to a crawl earlier that afternoon after a big rig had caught …


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Big Rig Fire Backs Up Traffic on Highway 99 in Galt

Mar 21, 2013
Big Rig Fire Backs Up Traffic on Highway 99 in Galt

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A burning big rig is slowing traffic to a crawl on northbound Highway 99 at Twin Cities Road in Galt Thursday afternoon.

The overpass has been closed, no word when it might reopen.

California Highway Patrol says the truck …


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Mass Casualty Incident Declared in Galt after Reported Shooting

Mar 16, 2013
Mass Casualty Incident Declared in Galt after Reported Shooting

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Authorities have declared a mass-casualty incident after a reported shooting in Galt.

There are reportedly five victims.

Five medic units, along with four engines, are at Dover Court, according to Cosumnes Fire.

More information to come.


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Little Opposition to Planned Galt Casino

Mar 5, 2013
Little Opposition to Planned Galt Casino

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There was a lot of love for the Wilton Rancheria Indian Tribe and their casino proposal Tuesday evening at the Galt City Council meeting.

Galt residents stood up in support for the 2,000-plus jobs the casino would bring, the …


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Gun Training Considered for Galt Educators

Feb 28, 2013

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A massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary left parents, teachers and just about everyone across the country questioning school safety, now the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District is doing the same.

Galt Police Chief Bill Bowen asked the school …


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Galt Woman Finally Home from Nightmare Cruise

Feb 15, 2013

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The wait is over!

A Galt woman is finally back in California after disembarking from the ill-fated Carnival cruise ship ‘Triumph.’

Julie Pringle was gleefully tackled by her 9-year-old son Ricky as soon as she was off the escalator …


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Galt Woman Among Stranded Passengers on Carnival Cruise Ship

Feb 14, 2013

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Three days after his wife was supposed to be home, worried husband Chuck Pringle couldn’t believe what was on his television.

He was watching the defeated Carnival ship ‘Triumph’ finally finding a little victory – docking in Alabama.

“I …


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Closed Galt School Gets New Life

Feb 13, 2013
Closed Galt School Gets New Life

GALT, Calif. — Head to Fairsite Elementary School in Galt on a Tuesday morning and you’ll parents and their children in a preschool classroom.

While learning in a classroom is normal what makes this unique is that Fairsite technically isn’t …


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Fundraiser Held for Slain Galt K-9 Officer

Feb 12, 2013
Fundraiser Held for Slain Galt K-9 Officer

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Hundreds showed up at Mountain Mike’s Pizza in Galt Tuesday to help raise money for a new police K-9 for the Galt Police Department.

The dog will replace Yaro, the now retired police dog and former partner of Galt …




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