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Articles from the January 23, 2020 edition

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 By Toni DeRosa    News    January 23, 2020

Going to work on graffiti

The City Council looked at ways to get rid of graffiti in the city – and is moving on a plan. Director of Public Works Biridiana Bishop introduced Deputy Public Works Director Chuck Soblewski at...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    January 23, 2020

Dining with Clemens students

This is one in an occasional series detailing the everyday events of students in Wasco schools. Everyone at school has his or her favorite cafeteria lunch and a not-so-favorite one. School lunches...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    January 23, 2020

A lot of winners at Forrest Science Fair

Thomas Jefferson Middle School was filled with students, parents and staff over the past weekend as over 100 students from Forrest Elementary School participated in the school's first science fair....

 

A special kind of doctor

There is an obstetrician-gynecologist in town who didn't become a doctor to make lots of money. Instead, he does it for the love of the communities in which he practices. Dr. Rahul Sharma has been...

 

Community Calendar - Jan. 23, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW: Free citizenship class -- Open enrollment. Classes are Tuesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 302 of the Wasco Adult Education Center, 1445 Poso Drive. Call 661-758-7414 Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for information. Free tax filing...

 

Mystery History - Jan. 23, 2020

Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Wasco Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated (or semieducated)...

 

Arrest Report - Jan. 23, 2020

Jan. 13 Alexis Barajas, 27, of Wasco, was arrested at the intersection of D Street and Poso Drive for felony vandalism. She was booked into the Kern County Jail. Shawn Hasty, 23, of Wasco, was arrested in the 700 block of H Street for trespassing....

 

Pet of the Week - Jan 23, 2020

Come to the Wasco Animal Shelter and visit Anna. She came in as a stray and is approximately 3 years old. She is a jindo and Australian cattle dog/blue heeler mix, with an apricot/beige medium coat....

 

OBITUARY: Arnold Dave Kroeker

Funeral service for Arnold Dave Kroeker, age 82 of Wasco, will be Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the Mennonite Brethren Church of Shafter. Pastor Pat Coyle will officiate. Burial will be private at Shafter Memorial Park. Arnold passed away...

 

Classified Ads - Jan. 7, 2020

#1 YARD SALE SHAFTER #1 YARD SALE WASCO Yard Sale -- Sat., Jan. 25, from 7 a.m. to ? 1017 Cedar Ave., Wasco. Basketball hoop, tools, collectibles, whatnots and misc. #2 AUTO/MOTORCYCLES FOR SALE -- 2005 Chrysler 300, $2,000. Clean tags, non-op. NEW p...

 

Couch's Corner - Jan. 23, 2020

At the Board of Supervisors meeting on Jan. 14, I have to admit, I have never been more proud. The room was packed by concerned citizens from all walks sharing their concerns and points of view on...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    January 23, 2020

Bengals do more than cheer them on

The Wasco Bengals varsity cheer team is trying something new this year. They decided to enter cheer competitions and have been successful with their first efforts. "Although their focus has shifted...

 

PEO celebrates Founders Day

Philanthropic Educational Organization Chapter J team members, from left, Cheryl Woody, Priscilla Neufeld, Judy Proffitt, Janet Grundt, Laura Wolfe and Lisa Edict, joined past State President Juanita...

 

Death Notices - Jan. 23, 2020

Alicia R. Martinez, 92, of Wasco, passed away Jan. 12 in Bakersfield. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter....

 

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