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Articles from the February 27, 2020 edition

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 By Stan Wilson    News    February 27, 2020

High Speed Rail plan stays on track

High Speed Rail conducted an open house to update the public on current progress of the project's construction through the Central Valley on Tuesday at the Wasco Community Center. Toni Tinoco, informa...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    February 27, 2020

Lost Hills School growing

Lost Hills is a city approximately 33 miles from Shafter; however, the drive to the Lost Hills Union School District Office at 20851 Pavilion Way can take well over an hour if you don't know where...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    February 27, 2020

Remembering a legend in Wasco baseball

The Negro Baseball League was an important part of Wasco in the 1920s. One of the local players was Artis "Art" Demery. Born in Boley, Okla., Demery was the second of six children for Phil and Lela...

 

Community Calendar - Feb. 27, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW: Mobile clinic — Friday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wasco Library Branch. UPDATED: Free tax filing — The United Way of Kern County is once again offering free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance services to help in the fi...

 

Mystery History - Feb. 27, 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 - Feb. 27, 2020

Bandit is a small black, white and cream short-haired terrier mix. He came in as owner surrender alongside his siblings. He is approximately 6 months old. He's not microchipped or neutered. Bandit is...

 

Reyes to join Reserve

Christopher Vinnie Reyes is the latest addition to the 2020 Wasco Reserve baseball team. Christopher – who prefers to be called "Reyes" – grew up in El Monte. He graduated from Arroyo High School...

 

Child, 6, dies in rollover

A 6-year-old boy died in rollover accident in Shafter on Friday afternoon. Jaden Jimenez was airlifted from the scene and later succumbed to his injuries. The two other occupants of the car, including...

 

Church Directory - Feb. 27, 2020

The churches of Wasco are listed alphabetically followed by the names of their pastors, addresses, phone numbers and services. If a church would like to be listed or if a change needs to be made please contact Erica Soriano at 661-292-5100 or...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    February 27, 2020

Walmart gives back to its community

Walmart presented three donations to local groups recently. Last week, Walmart donated $1,000 to the VFW, $500 to Teresa Burke Elementary School and $250 to the Wasco Little League. Some Walmart...

 

Vanguard a practice that cares

Vanguard Medical Corporation is run like the medical practices of old. The practice locations in Wasco at 845 7th St. and in Shafter at 565 Kern Street are rural health clinics. Both clinics are...

 

Nicolas J. Anaya

Nicolas Anaya was born in Santa Barbara, Jalisco, Mexico on Dec. 23, 1937, to parents Anacleto Anaya and Natividad Jimenez Cuevas. Nicolas was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He...

 

Death Notices - Feb. 27, 2020

Paul Lee Evans, 78, of Wasco, passed away Feb. 22. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco....

 

Classified Ads - Feb. 27, 2020

#1 YARD SALE SHAFTER #1 YARD SALE YARD SALE -- 553 Grundy Ave., Shafter. Friday & Saturday 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Furniture, new & used clothes, misc. WASCO . #2 AUTO/MOTORCYCLES FOR SALE -- 2005 Chrysler 300, $2,000. Clean tags, non-op. NEW parts, custom...

 

Pastor's Corner - Feb. 27, 2020

"If you always tell the truth you never have to change your story!!" --Mark Twain "To thine own self be true..." -- Shakespeare I suppose that being reared by a father who could accept just about any...

 

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