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 By Jamie Stewart    News

Tuskegee Airmen helped so many in struggle; spent time at Minter Field

Minter Field has been giving residents a peek into the rich military history of the United States, as well as the history of the role that Minter Field has played in that history.... — Updated 2/13/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

City makes progress with Wasco Police Department

Up to 12 vehicles are set to be the first fleet for the new Wasco Police Department. At the regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, a resolution was passed to authorize the city... — Updated 2/13/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Scholarship opportunities open to WHS seniors and graduates

The Wasco Community Scholarship Association is now taking applications for its annual scholarship awards and invites seniors and alumni of Wasco High School who are pursuing... — Updated 2/13/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

A closet more than just storage

Romero's Closets is celebrating four years of serving the communities of Wasco, Shafter and Bakersfield. The company brings expertise and pride in its original and custom designs.... — Updated 2/13/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Expanded learning opportunities program benefits youth

Wasco Union Elementary School District offers its students a safe place to learn and keep active through its after-school programs, serving 200 to 300 youth at each elementary... — Updated 2/13/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Grant funds monthly free spay and neuter clinics

The City of Wasco received a $288,000 SNIP spay/neuter grant from UC Davis Koret Shelter Medicine Program in connection with the California of All Animal Statewide Animal Shelter... — Updated 2/12/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Council approves $1.4M bid for shoulder project

The Shafter City Council approved the low bid of $1.4 million to start work on the Santa Fe Way Shoulder Project. This project spans from Santa Fe Way to Los Angeles Avenue to Galpi... — Updated 2/12/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Woman's generosity keeping community warm

A local woman, who has spent over 35 years crocheting blankets and beanies, has used this talent to help keep locals in need warm, as well as loved. Joy Duke, or "Grandma Joy," has... — Updated 2/9/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

A fresh perspective joins Wasco council

Valentin Medina was recently elected to serve as a council member representing District 3. He has strong roots in Wasco and is grateful the community put trust in him to carry out... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Kiwanis recognizes some Terrific Kids

The Shafter Kiwanis Club held their monthly Terrific Kids luncheon on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 18, recognizing outstanding students from the Richland School District. The students... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Dancing your way to good health through Zumba

The California Farmworker Foundation aims to improve the quality of life of farmworkers through personal and professional development. The Zumba program it organizes for the... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

County ag queen vies for state title

Addison Tatum, the 2023 Kern County Ms. United States Agriculture, will compete for the state title on Saturday, Jan. 28. She brings a wealth of excitement and enthusiasm to the pag... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

An afternoon of powerful messages

Westside Family Fellowship will host the "I AM" women's conference on Saturday, Jan. 28. It will be an event that is sure to empower and uplift all those women that attend. LaRonna... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Redwood students compete in science fair

Fourth and 5th grade students from Redwood Elementary School participated in their Science Fair last week, showcasing their science fair projects and sharing their research and... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Innovative healing through the power of nature and sport

For over 25 years, Casting for Recovery has provided healing outdoor retreats for women with breast cancer. These retreats, using the sport of fly fishing, bring hope, inspiration a... — Updated 1/31/2023


Super Students at Karl Clemens

Karl F. Clemens Elementary School announced its Super Students for the week of Jan. 16. Criteria for selection were based on significant math improvement, showing kindness to all... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Man arrested for attempted murder

A Wasco man, Nestor Jose Perez, 33, was arrested for attempted murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon, shooting from a vehicle and stalking. Accordi... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Driver dies after collision with train

One person is dead after their pickup truck collided with a train on its way to Oakland on Thursday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, at approximately 4:45... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Workshops bring families together to support children

The Wasco Union Elementary School District held its monthly Parent University last week. It was an opportunity to learn about different topics and a way to empower the whole... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Juvenile killed in Wasco shooting

A 16-year-old male juvenile was shot, transported to a local hospital via air medic for treatment and subsequently died in an incident last Thursday at 6th Place and Cedar Avenue.... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Johnny Cash tribute band appears at Ford Theater

James Garner and the Tennessee Three appeared at the Ford Theater on Saturday night, giving residents a glimpse of the artistry of the Man in Black, Johnny Cash. Garner channeled... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Dog park a no-go at Mannel Park

Because the idea of a dog park within Mannel Park didn't sit well with nearby residents, the city will replace the state's contribution for the park's shade project and eliminate... — Updated 1/31/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

City celebrates historic football season with downtown rally

Shafter celebrated its most historic football season in history with a downtown rally on Friday night, honoring the Shafter High Generals, who finished the season as the State... — Updated 1/22/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Childrens author comes to library

The latest in the Shafter Library and Learning Center's ongoing series of author appearances, featuring Saida Woolf, was a standing-room-only event. Woolf is a 19-year-old writer... — Updated 1/21/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Residents don't get sandbagged when they see a need

Recently, a Shafter resident saw a need, asked for help and got it for the whole city. An employee of the Shafter Press, Erica Soriano, and her daughter, Chloe Hathcock, were... — Updated 1/21/2023


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