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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, 1982

Wasco rose company Jackson & Perkins promoted Shafter resident Fidel Gomez to foreman, and Wasco resident Jessie Vega became the new irrigation supervisor. Jackson & Perkins was one the country's top rose-growing companies.

--Compiled by Erica Soriano


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