Headlines in History - Nov. 28, 2019
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November 28, 2019 | View PDF
10 years ago: 2009
The Shafter Depot started a new tradition, the Christmas Tree exhibit. Locals groups and businesses participate in decorating their own Christmas trees for the event.
20 years ago: 1999
Some people were gearing up emergency supplies for Y2K, the changing of the computer clocks at the turn of the century. It was a fear for some not knowing what was going to happen when the New Year approached.
30 years ago: 1989
Downtown Shafter used to have some unique Christmas decorations, like bells, candy canes and garlands stranded across downtown Central Avenue. It was a wonderful feeling walking or driving downtown for the holidays.
—Compiled by Erica Soriano