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  • Pet of the Week: Andy needs a loving home

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated Jun 9, 2024

    Andy came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a surrender. He is approximately a 4-6-year-old male Queensland mix. He is great with staff and selective with dogs. At the time, it is unknown if Andy is house/crate trained. Dogs are not tested with children and cats; his behavior towards cats and children is unknown. Andy is available for adoption on Thursday, June 6, and fees have been waived. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same...

  • Classified Ads - June 6, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jun 9, 2024

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  • Mystery History - June 6, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Jun 9, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: An open-air skating rink across from the Shafter Post Office on State Street on June 24, 1941....

  • Headlines in History - May 23, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 27, 2024

    3 years ago: June 22, 1994 Richland District broke ground on the corner of Mannel Avenue and Fresno Avenue for Sequoia Elementary School. 20 years ago: June 2, 2004 Richland School District was in the process of approving the "After School Child Care Program." This program has helped with the care of their children while parents/guardians provide for their families. --Compiled by Erica Soriano...

  • Classified Ads - May 23, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 27, 2024

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  • Pet of the Week: Mona needs a loving home

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated May 27, 2024

    Mona came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. She is approximately a 2-4-year-old female dachshund mix. She is great with staff and other dogs. At the time, it is unknown if Mona is house/crate trained. Dogs are not tested with children; her behavior towards children is unknown. Mona will be available for adoption on Thursday, May 23. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of...

  • Mystery History - May 23, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 27, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Shafter's 1938 sugar beets harvest at a shed on Lerdo Highway. Answered by Shafter resident Jimmy...

  • Pet of the Week: Introducing Noel

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated May 26, 2024

    Noel came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. He is approximately a 2-year-old male husky. He is great with staff and other dogs. At the time, it is unknown if Noel is house/crate trained. Dogs are not tested with children, and his behavior towards children is unknown. Noel is available for adoption on Thursday, May 16. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of town and/or...

  • Headlines in History - May 16, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 19, 2024

    4 years ago: May 14, 1984 A few of the 1984 candidates for Junior Miss were Jennifer Dobbs, Stephanie Dobbs, Maribel Gonzalez, Terri Armstrong and Sheila Wells. 30 years ago: May 25, 1994 Luhzina Valdovinos was named Shafter's Young Woman of the Year. --Compiled by Erica Soriano...

  • Classified Ads - May 16, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 19, 2024

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  • Mystery History - May 16, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: The Hudson Apartments on East Euclid Avenue in the mid 1980s....

  • Classified Ads - May 6, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 14, 2024

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  • Pet of the Week: Meet the loveable Leslie

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 14, 2024

    Leslie came into the Wasco Animal Shelter as a stray. She is approximately a 9-12-month-old female husky mix. She is great with staff and other dogs. It is unknown if Leslie is house/crate trained at the time. Dogs are not tested with children; her behavior toward children is unknown. Leslie will be available for adoption on Thursday, May 9. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be from out of...

  • Mystery History - May 9, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 14, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Sugar beet pickers and Water tower in 1941-42...

  • Classified Ads - May 2, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 7, 2024

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  • Pet of the Week: Meet Andy

    Wasco Animal Shelter|Updated May 7, 2024

    Andy came into the Wasco animal Shelter as a surrender. He is approximately a 4–6-year-old male Queensland mix. He is great with staff and selective with dogs. It is unknown if Andy is house/crate trained at the time. Dogs are not tested with children and cats; his behavior towards cats and children is unknown. Andy is available for adoption on May 4. Everyone is welcome to adopt from our facility, and we like to give everyone the same opportunity to adopt. Adopters can be f...

  • Mystery History - May 2, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated May 7, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Bruce McCloskey Dentistry at 271 E. Lerdo Hwy. in the 1990s. Prior to the Dental office, it was the home of Lee and...

  • Classified Ads - April 25, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 28, 2024

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  • Headlines in History - April 25, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    3 years ago: May 11, 1994 A few of the 1994-95 candidates for Junior Miss were Jacqueline Mora, Charolette Duran, Gabby Munoz, Shanna Riddle and Luhzina Valdvinos. 20 years ago: May 12, 2004 Shafter's Golden Oak Elementary Teachers of the Year were Susanne Franz, Jane Otto and Carolyn Roberts. --Compiled by Erica Soriano...

  • Mystery History - April 25, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 28, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Central Avenue and Central Valley Highway In the 1980s, with Cousins Cafe and Floyds on the righ...

  • Classified Ads --April 18, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 22, 2024

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  • Mystery History - April 18, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 22, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: A view of the Shafter Blacksmith built by Doolitte in 1923. Several years later, the business was taken over by Al...

  • Headlines in History - April 11, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    3 years ago:[ May 4, 1994 Vicki Perez was crowned Cinco De Mayo Queen. 40 years ago: May 2, 1984 Richland Intermediate School was destroyed in an early morning fire, with an estimated $2 million in damage. Classes were delayed, but students attended makeshift combined classes at the junior high. --Compiled by Erica Seriano...

  • Classified Ads - April 11, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    To see this week's Classified Ads, click on the e-edition icon at the top of the page....

  • Mystery History - April 11, 2024

    The Shafter Press|Updated Apr 19, 2024

    Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Shafter Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated) guess to The Press, 455 Kern St., Suite E, Shafter, CA 93263, or e-mail it to mysteryphoto@The ShafterPress.com. Winners will be revealed here next week. LAST WEEK: Jim GloEckler at Dora Income Tax Service and Immigration in 1999....

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