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City remembers boys who died in crash with fundraiser

The community came together last weekend to host a taco fundraiser in honor of two young men who died in a crash April 20. Ricardo Antonio Trujillo Acosta, Jr., 19, and Javier Mora, Jr., 19, died...

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City Manager Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez resigns

City Manager Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez presented his resignation to the City Council Tuesday night. He is expected to begin duties as city manager of Webster City, Iowa -- a city of about 8,500 where...

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DM Hair Salon ready for customers

A former stylist at Beliz Image Salon & Spa is starting out on her own with DM Hair Salon. Located at 905 7th St., Diana Martinez is ready to start doing hair. Owner of Beliz Salon Aida Moita moved...

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Hundreds drawn to Tin Cup to shop

Hundreds of people turned out to the Tin Cup last Saturday to buy everything from baked bread, makeup, soaps, plants and clothing. The Coffee and Creations event was packed with vendor booths...

Feedback wanted on city beautification

Residents are asked to fill out two surveys on the city website regarding beautification plans and what residents would like to see improved in Wasco. Mayor Pro Tem Gilberto Reyna said the beautification survey is a multiple-choice survey and can...

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Zumba classes return in-person

After almost a year of virtual classes, in-person classes returned to the city when Zumba was held at the Shafter Aquatic Center, offering participants a chance to dance to the music under the...

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Scelzi Enterprises opening in Shafter

Fresno-based Scelzi Enterprises is coming to the Wonderful Industrial Park later this summer. Scelzi recently purchased the 36,366-square-foot building previously occupied by Weatherford, Inc. The...

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2 inmates escape from Lerdo, 1 captured

One of two inmates who escaped from the Lerdo Justice Facility was captured by the Shafter Police Department on Wednesday morning. At approximately 1:30 a.m. David Reagan Palms, 22, and Tyrone...

County could be in yellow tier by May 12

The Kern County Public Health Department said Kern County could see a move to the least-restrictive yellow tier by May 12. An article published by the Center for Disease Control stated that those who have been fully vaccinated may now go outside...

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Salas named Legislator of the Year by dispatchers

Assembly member Rudy Salas has been named Legislator of the Year by the California Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association. Salas was recognized with the award on April 22 by the...

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Generals stomp Golden Valley, finish season undefeated

The Shafter High Generals football team ended their abbreviated season with one of the only three undefeated records in the county, going 5-0. Their final game was on Friday night, winning against...

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East Bay Area player Sean Jackson joins Reserve

Sean Jackson joined the Reserve team this year and is an outfielder and pitcher. Jackson was born and grew up in Vallejo and Rodeo in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. He attended John...

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Introducing Reserve pitcher Ryan Schroeder

This year is pitcher Ryan Schroeder's first year on the Reserve team. He was born and raised in San Diego and played at University City High School and San Diego City College. Schroeder started...

Pastor's Corner: Encourage yourself in the Lord

Encourage – To give someone courage, hope or confidence. Discourage – To deprive courage, dishearten, or be disapproving. Life, itself, will discourage us at times. People will discourage us at times. We, ourselves, will discourage ourselves at...

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Suzette Fuller Dobbs

Suzette Fuller Dobbs was born on March 25, 1942 in Bakersfield to John and Alma Fuller. Her parents were instrumental in building the Union Congregational Church that she attended faithfully, serving...

OBITUARY: Richard "Ricky" Antonio Trujillo Acosta

Ricardo "Ricky" Antonio Trujillo Acosta, 19, passed away on April 20, 2021, in Shafter. He was born on Jan. 5, 2002, in Bakersfield to Elida and Alvaro Trujillo. Ricky grew up in Wasco. He graduated from Independence High School in 2020. During...

Death Notices - April 29, 2021

Rufina Peña, 77, of Wasco, passed away April 22 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Javier Mora Jr, 19, of Wasco, passed away April 20 in Shafter. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Carmen Beatriz Rodriguez, 92, of Shafter, passed away April...

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