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History in headlines -- Dec. 27, 2018


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The Shafter Press front page, Dec. 21, 1988

10 years ago: Dec. 31, 2008

A new law passed about no more texting while driving your vehicle.

20 years ago: Review of 1998.

The 1998 storms impacted the state's economy and employment. El Nino ran its course and caused millions of dollars in damages in 1998.

30 years ago: Dec. 21, 1988

Shafter High School's new gymnasium opened its doors. The new gymnasium cost $2.2 million to build and seats 1,700 people.

40 years ago: 1978 year highlight

Spring of 1978 got 3.7 inches of rain in three days, contributing to the end of The Great California drought.


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