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Headlines in History - Sept. 29, 2022

30 years ago: Oct. 14, 1992 Shafter Public Works moved from its James Street location to the newly renovated City Hall at the Old Shafter Courthouse on 336 Pacific Ave. 40 years... — Updated 10/4/2022

 

Headlines in History - Sept. 22, 2022

10 Years Ago: Sept. 18, 2012 Wasco High 2012 Valedictorian Isydra G. Lujan completed West Point Army basic training. 20 Years Ago: Sept.18, 2002 Shafter High and the rest of the... — Updated 9/27/2022

 

Headlines in History - Sept. 1, 2022

10 years ago: 2012 Baker Hughes, the oilfields and energy technology company, had its grand opening at the Wonderful Industrial Park. 40 years ago: Sept. 8, 1982 Dr. Jae J. Kim... — Updated 9/4/2022

 

Headlines in History - Aug. 18, 2022

30 years ago: Aug. 19, 1992 Airman Jennifer D. Wiggs graduated from Air Force basic training in San Antonio, Texas. 40 years ago: Aug. 18, 1982 La Mexican Colonia, established in... — Updated 8/22/2022

 

Headlines in History - Aug. 4, 2022

20 Years Ago: Aug. 28, 2002 One of Shafter's busiest intersections got a new 4-way stop light added at the intersection of James Street and Lerdo Highway. 40 Years Ago: Aug. 4,... — Updated 8/7/2022

 

Headlines in History - Aug. 4, 2022

20 years ago: Aug. 28, 2002 One of Shafter's busiest intersections got a new 4-way stop light added at the intersection of James Street and Lerdo Highway. 40 years ago: Aug. 4,... — Updated 8/2/2022

 

Headlines in History - July 21, 2022

20 years ago: August 1992 The Shafter Labor Camp had its grand opening for the new $900,000 Child Development Center. 40 years ago: July 21, 1982 The Shafter Press started... — Updated 7/25/2022

 

Headlines in History - Feb. 10, 2022

10 Years Ago: Feb. 15, 2012 Elisial Sanchez received the young person award for outstanding leadership in the classroom from the City of Shafter. 20 Years Ago: Feb. 13, 2002 The... — Updated 2/13/2022

 

Headlines in History - Dec. 30, 2021

20 Years Ago: Dec. 26, 2001 The California State Legislature passed a new law requiring children 6 years or 60 pounds or less to be in a booster seat in a motor vehicle. 30 Years... — Updated 12/31/2021

 

Headlines in History - Dec. 16, 2021

10 Years Ago: Dec. 14, 2011 The Brown Bombers won 1st place in The Softball Coed Adult League Champs for the season. 20 Years Ago: Dec. 19, 2001 1,150 N.Y. Firefighters and Police... — Updated 12/18/2021

 

Headlines in History - April 29, 2021

10 years ago: April 20, 2011 Jon Johnston was the 2011 Cinco De Mayo Grand Marshall. 20 years ago: May 2, 2001 Luisa Contreras was crowned Cinco De Mayo Queen. The program was... — Updated 5/6/2021

 

Headlines in History - April 15, 2021

10 years ago: April 6, 2011 The Valley Bible Church, located on 350 Pine St., Shafter, celebrated their 85th anniversary. This year it will be their 95th anniversary. 20 years ago:... — Updated 4/19/2021

 

Headlines in History - April 8, 2021

10 years ago: April 13, 2011 The Shafter/Wasco community came together for the Relay for Life. The event had over 500 participants help raise money. 20 years ago: April 18, 2001... — Updated 4/12/2021

 

Headlines in History - March 18, 2021

10 years ago: March 2, 2011 It has been 10 years since the Shafter Press office fire at 107 E. Lerdo Hwy. The fire destroyed all of the Shafter Press Archives. It took eight fire... — Updated 3/22/2021

 

Headlines in History - Feb. 25, 2021

10 years ago: Feb. 16, 2011 Shafter High track and field star Lacie Rasley attended Boise State University on a scholarship. She was known for her skills in the shotput and discus.... — Updated 3/6/2021

 

Headlines in History - Feb. 18, 2021

10 years ago: Feb. 16, 2011 Shafter High Track and Field star Lacie Rasley attended Boise State on a scholarship. She was known for her skills in the shotput and discus. 20 years... — Updated 2/27/2021

 

Headlines in History - Feb. 11, 2021

10 years ago: Feb. 2, 2011 Shafter State Farm Agent Ramona Herrera received the commercial remodel award from the Shafter Chamber of Commerce. 20 years ago: Feb. 7, 2001 Former... — Updated 2/16/2021

 

Headlines in History - Jan. 28, 2021

10 years ago: Feb. 2, 2011 Shafter State Farm Agent Ramona Herrera received the commercial remodel award from the Shafter Chamber of Commerce. 20 years ago: Feb. 7, 2001 Former... — Updated 1/31/2021

 

Headlines in History - Jan. 21, 2020

10 years ago: Jan. 26, 2011 The Shafter City Council honored Wasco residents Wayne Ketcherside and Damaso Quintanilla for their hard work during the 2010 December floods. 20 years... — Updated 1/24/2021

 

Headlines in History - Jan. 14, 2021

10 years ago: Jan. 19, 2011 The Shafter High School Junior Miss Program changed the program's name to Distinguished Young Women. The national program is based in Mobile, Ala. 20... — Updated 1/18/2021

 

Headlines in History - Dec. 24, 2020

10 years ago: Dec. 29, 2010 The Wasco SAL members received new bikes as a part of a donation program from the Wasco State Prison. 20 years ago: Dec. 27, 2000 The SHS varsity soccer... — Updated 1/2/2021

 

Headlines in History - Dec. 10, 2020

10 years ago: Dec. 22, 2010 A ribbon-cutting was held for Dr. Michael Komin at his new Family Practice office. The office is located at 1150 E. Lerdo Hwy.. 20 years ago: Dec. 27,... — Updated 12/15/2020

 

Headlines in History - Dec. 3, 2020

20 years ago: Dec. 12, 1999 Two Shafter High graduates, Jason Ghilarducci and Ryan Kroeker, played in the Bakersfield College Renegades football team championship against City... — Updated 12/8/2020

 

Headlines in History - Nov. 26, 2020

10 years ago: Dec. 1, 2010 Sequoia Principal Jason Hutchinson and Assistant Principal Luis Rodriguez dressed up as Disney characters before the holiday vacation. They greeted... — Updated 12/1/2020

 

Headlines in History - Nov. 19, 2020

10 years ago: Nov. 24, 2010 Shafter Hithcocks Auto Parts owner Jesse Escobedo donated 30 food baskets to families in need for the holidays. 20 years ago: Nov. 22, 2000 Marine Corps... — Updated 11/23/2020

 

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