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 By Toni DeRosa    News    March 12, 2020

School bonds defeated

Both local education bond issues lost in last week’s primary election. Measure A called for almost $40 million in bonds to build a new gymnasium and renovate the existing gym. This was the second...

 

Coronavirus emergency declared in Wasco

Under the authority of the City Council, City Manager Daniel Ortiz-Hernadez has declared a local emergency. Ortiz-Hernandez, who also serves as the city's director of emergency services, cited national and state declarations as "conditions of...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    March 12, 2020

Enrollment decline costs WUESD

Decreased enrollment has left the Wasco Union Elementary Union School District with about $170,000 less than they expected to have available this school year. Chief Business Officer Karen Davis...

 

Bengals get ready

After running the obstacle course, one runner crawled to the finish line. PICTURE AND STORY ON PAGE 3....

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    March 12, 2020

High Speed Rail benefits questioned

The High Speed Rail project is a complicated project that is being thrust upon Wasco with little to no benefits, City Manager Daniel Ortiz-Hernandez said in an interview this week. It's not going to...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    March 12, 2020

Spay and neuter clinic comes to Wasco

Bakersfield Boxers and Bullies showed up in Wasco for another low-cost clinic for pets. Bakersfield Boxers and Bullies pulled up in their large mobile unit at 8 a.m. on Saturda to begin their...

 

Community Calendar - March 12, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENTS NEW: Pancake breakfast -- Wasco VFW Post 6742 Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 28, at 603 E St., 8-11 a.m. Call 661-758-1935 for tickets. NEW: Barker Park Community Clean-up — Saturday, April 4, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring your...

 

Arrest Report - March 12, 2020

March 3 Gabriel Gomez, Jr., 32, of Lost Hills, was arrested in the 1500 block of Kings County Drive for vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, evading a peace officer with disregard for safety and evading a peace officer, causing serious...

 

Mystery History - March 12, 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)...

 

Classified Ads - March 12, 2020

#1 YARD SALE SHAFTER 3-Family Yard Sale: Sat., 3/14, from 7 a.m. to ? at 201 Clemson St., Shafter. BIG Yard Sale: Fri., 3/13 and Sat., 3/14, at 321 E. Orange Ave., Shafter. New/old furniture. Clothes and a little bit of everything. #1 YARD SALE...

 

Death Notices - March 12, 2020

Michael A. Morales, 41, of McFarland, passed away Feb. 28 in McFarland. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Antonio Bustamante Negrete, infant, passed away March 7. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco....

 

Pastor's Corner - March 12, 2020

Time is passing us by so quickly, and there are times in which I wish it can slow down a little. 2020 means 2020 vision to be able to see what really matters this year. At Canyon Hills Wasco, we...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    Sports    March 12, 2020

Bengals usher in season with minicamp

The Wasco Bengals football coaches held a minicamp for youth ages 6-14 Saturday morning. The mini-camp was at Wasco High School, where over 100 participants displayed their skills for a spot on one of...

 

Pet of the Week - March 12, 2020

Labs are known for their warm and friendly nature. You must come in and visit Phantom, who came in as a stray. The lab mix is approximately 6 months old. He was scanned for microchip, and nothing was...

 
 By Toni DeRosa    News    March 12, 2020

Wasco's Champions at county History Day

More pictures from History Day in Bakersfield....

 

Church Directory - March 12, 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    March 12, 2020

Orange Heart tells of a year of activity

The Orange Heart Foundation has a full schedule of community events coming this year, and shared some of the details with the Wasco Coalition last week. Orquidea Ocampo and Ruvi Ocampo were the...

 

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