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2 families still at farm labor camp

Just when the city thought it was able to begin opening up and repair the declining economy, covid-19 placed Kern County back on the state’s restricted list. “The city offices are still closed to the public,” City Manager Daniel...

PrimeX: Worker who died had underlying conditions

Located in Lost Hills, PrimeX has been at the forefront of the news regarding the covid-19 pandemic. A July 17 story in Kern Sol News stated that one employee Jesse Rojas of the Redd Group, a Bakersfield business consulting firm hired by PrimeX to...

Most stores begin mandating masks

Shafter and Wasco residents are suffering from whiplash after learning July 17 they had been removed from the governor's Watch List and July 18 they were back on it again. The number of coronavirus...

Mosquitoes pose threat

Shafter and Wasco have more than the threat of the coronavirus to worry about this summer as two disease-carrying species of mosquito have been found in Kern County. The Aedes aegypti mosquito, which...

Nominations open for three Shafter council seats

The nomination period for candidates running for the Shafter City Council began on July 13 and will run until Monday August 7, 2020. Residents interested in running for a seat on the City Council...

Garcia named to KFHC board

Wasco City Council member Alex Garcia has been appointed to the Kern Family Health Care board of directors, in which role he hopes to work on health care for rural communities and be a voice for the...

WWII veteran honored

A local World War II veteran was honored last week at Carrington House, where he resides. Danny Escalante was presented with a number of mementos for him and his family. Escalante, who served in the...

Back to square one

City of Shafter buildings will be closed to the public again beginning Friday, July 24. City offices will still be open and customers will be served using the alleyway behind the building, much like...

Only distance learning for now

In an about-face, the Richland School District will begin their school year with students learning from home. Last week, the district put out a reopening plan that would see two groups of students attend school in person for two days, while...

A store that's in the customer zone

Getting it right means a lot to AutoZone store manager Leo Joaquin. "I am most proud of being able to help people and ease their concerns when it comes to selling the correct parts for their...

Pastor's Corner: Serving during the uncertainty of a deadly pandemic

This last Sunday we heard the parable of the mustard seed; “the smallest of all the seeds, yet when full-grown it is the largest of plants… and the birds of the sky come and dwell in its branches” (New American Bible Matt 13:31-32). Perhaps...

Death Notices - July 23, 2020

Sebastian Liam Ramirez, infant, of Shafter, passed away July 13, in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Kenneth Lee German, 90, of Lancaster/Shafter, passed away July 12. June Elaine Rodriguez, 94, passed away July 20. Peters Funeral...

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