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Foundation tries to bring hope

At the heart of community and social justice, the Dolores Huerta Foundation serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration. Established by the labor leader and activist Dolores Huerta,... — Updated 11/25/2023

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A pathway to career success

At a time when college and quality employment are out of reach for many people, America's Job Center of Kern County provides an alternative for those looking for a career in a... — Updated 11/25/2023

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Bicyclist, 41, hit by car, dies

On Nov.12, Gloria Soto, a 41-year-old bicyclist, was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene, leaving the woman to succumb to her injuries. An investigation by deputies from the... — Updated 11/25/2023

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Wasco Christmas Parade set for December 2

Santa Claus has made his travel plans to be in Wasco for the Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Vendor Faire on Saturday, December 2. For the third year, the Wasco Rose Festival... — Updated 11/25/2023

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Westside Church Food Giveaway breaks record

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Westside Family Fellowship Church hosted its monthly Food Giveaway with a record-breaking attendance of 1,400 individuals and over... — Updated 11/25/2023

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Toys for Tigers brings joy to kids – and their families

It's that time of year when the Wasco Toys for Tigers share the spirit of giving. Since 2002, this dedicated group has been making a difference in the lives of children in need by s... — Updated 11/25/2023

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A Christmas story with a twist coming to Ford

The holiday spirit is set to come alive on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 16 and 17, at the Shafter Ford Theater as the Young Adults Theater of Shafter presents "A Christmas Chaos." It... — Updated 11/25/2023

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A long-awaited holiday tradition returns

For the third year, the Wasco Rose Festival and the Orange Heart Foundation will bring back a magical holiday tradition with a vendor fair, Christmas parade and tree lighting on... — Updated 11/7/2023

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A sweet Trunk or Treat

The Wasco Recreation and Parks District hosted its Trunk or Treat event at Barker Park on Tuesday. It was a fun-filled time for 2000 children, with lots of candy and music made... — Updated 11/7/2023

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Partners unite for resource fair

On Saturday, the City of Wasco, in partnership with the Dolores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield Pace and Kern Sol News, hosted a community resource fair. Councilmember Gilberto... — Updated 11/7/2023


2023 Lady Tigers golf team finishes strong

The Wasco High School girls golf team has once again proven their dominance on the green, securing their third consecutive South Sequoia League Championship title. Following this wi... — Updated 11/7/2023

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A battle for glory

It was an epic showdown between Shafter High School and Wasco High School after a week-long schedule of activities leading up to the rivalry game, a long tradition for decades.... — Updated 11/7/2023

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Parents found guilty of abusing 6-week-old son

A Kern County jury found Jorge Millan and Elizabeth Jara guilty of numerous counts of abuse that nearly caused the death of their 6-week-old son. On Oct. 19, Millan was found... — Updated 10/31/2023

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Rotary Club Festival shows unity in community

The Wasco Rotary Club has long been a pillar of the community. For years, they have dedicated their efforts to fostering goodwill, promoting peace and serving humanity. The annual... — Updated 10/31/2023


Generals vs. Tigers: The rivalry continues

For the 89th time, the Shafter Generals and Wasco Tigers will face off on the gridiron, competing for bragging rights for the next year, continuing the longest rivalry in the... — Updated 10/31/2023

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Vasquez enters race for county supervisor

In the heart of Kern County, Veronica Vasquez, a lifelong resident of Delano, is hoping to make history as the first Latina supervisor for District 4, including Wasco and Shafter..... — Updated 10/31/2023

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Inmates say food spiked at Wasco prison

Prisoners at the Wasco State Prison are charging that razor blades, laxatives – and even rat feces – are appearing in their food, and prison officials are denying the problem... — Updated 10/31/2023

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Murder mystery show thrills Ford audience

Last Friday, the Shafter Ford Theater came alive with a story of suspense and intrigue as the Young Adults Theater of Shafter staged a captivating murder mystery show. The talented... — Updated 10/31/2023

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Council hosts badge pinning for new police hires

The Wasco City Council on Tuesday hosted a badge pinning ceremony to welcome four new hires to the soon-to-be-established Wasco Police Department. The significant gathering... — Updated 10/21/2023

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Semitropic School celebrates harvest season

The Semitropic Harvest Festival later this month promises to be an afternoon of fun activities with food, games, a spooky haunted house, mazes and music for all ages to enjoy.... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Yasenchak committed mentor on WHS stage

Melanie Yasenchak is an English and drama teacher at Wasco High School. She is a committed advocate for the arts and has played an integral part in promoting creativity on the... — Updated 10/21/2023

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Planet Dance's extravaganza returns to the stage

Since 2002, Planet Dance Studio has been a jewel in the community, with thousands of youth participating in the program over the last 21 years. Their annual recital will take place... — Updated 10/21/2023


Edicks show love to animals and people

Wasco Veterinary Clinic is a symbol of compassion, dedication and love for animals and people alike. A family and locally owned business by Dr. Thomas Edick and his nephew, Dr.... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

An open door to safety for domestic violence victims

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and The Open Door Network recognized this with a "Light the Town Purple" event last week in Wasco. The organization is based... — Updated 10/21/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

Wasco Bengals 50 years strong

The Wasco Bengals Football and Cheer celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Over the years, the organization has served thousands of young people in Wasco, teaching them... — Updated 10/13/2023


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