Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 2029

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

A bad call -- or lack of one --takes Generals out of Valley Championships

The Shafter High Generals lost the chance to repeat as Valley Champions when an official blew a call during the overtime period, giving Madera's Torres High a 43-42 last-play win... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Congressional candidate Chris Mathys makes visit to Shafter

Chris Mathys, a congressional candidate for California's 21st District, made a visit to Shafter on Saturday, spending the day talking to constituents about their concerns and needs... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Mennonite Church holds wrestling tournament

The Mennonite Brethren Church of Shafter held its annual Youth Wrestling tournament on Saturday, attracting almost 100 wrestlers from all over the valley. There were several... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News 

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


New art on display at library

There is a new display of art pieces on display at the Shafter Library and Learning Center, thanks to artist Karen Shuett. Shuett was a longtime teacher who has retired and is now... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Return of Colours Festival slated for February

Details continue to be ironed out for the upcoming Colours Festival, slated for Feb. 24-26. The event will mainly be held at the Tin Cup and Ford Theater, with a couple of... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News 

Tigers to play for Valley Championship

The Wasco Tigers punched their ticket to the Valley Title game with a 13-7 win over the Liberty Hawks of Madera Friday night. The game was a bone-crunching contest that was won on... — Updated 11/25/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

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

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

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


Super Students at Karl Clemens

Karl F. Clemens Elementary School announced its Super Students for the week of Oct. 30. Criteria for selection were based on significant math improvement, showing kindness to all... — Updated 11/7/2023


Minter Field Air Museum to hold Wings n Wheels

The Minter Field Air Museum in Shafter will be holding its 5th Annual Wings n Wheels event on Saturday, Nov. 4. The event is the major fundraiser for the organization. The festiviti... — Updated 11/7/2023


Mystery History - Nov. 23, 2023

Here's this week's challenge, courtesy of the Was-co Historical Society. If you know the location, circumstances, exact or rough date and/or people in the photo, send your educated... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Rivalry week continues tradition

The communities of Shafter and Wasco celebrate at their respective schools and neighborhoods something which is known Wasco Week, or Shafter Week, if you happen to be a Tiger. The... — Updated 11/7/2023


Maple School teacher wins two awards

Maple School teacher Jesse Cranfill was honored with two awards recently from the Project Lead the Way organization. Cranfill has been teaching and advising the Project Lead the... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Kiwanis gives community a treat at Harvest Festival

The Shafter Kiwanis Club held its annual Harvest Festival on Tuesday night, giving the entire community a chance to have a safe and fun holiday. There were numerous vendors on hand... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Jamie Stewart    News

Caboose finds a new home at Shafter Depot Museum

The Shafter Depot Museum unveiled its newest exhibit on Saturday, opening a bright red caboose that was donated to them over two years ago. James Frances, who had a passion for trai... — Updated 11/7/2023

 By Veronica Jacuinde    News

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


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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