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  1. 2017 JobFest Series comes to Kern CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com

    ... O. Witt Event Center, 1247 Poole St. in Mojave from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mojave's unemployment rate is 18 percent. Shafter JobFest will take place Thursday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Shafter Veterans Hall, 309 California Avenue. Shafter's ...

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  2. High Cost Rail - Part 130 'Told ya so'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Burlingame Voice

    ... San Jose, according to the latest plan. The analysis warned that the Central Valley track, 119 miles from Merced to Shafter, could be 50 percent over budget - and seven years behind schedule, according to the Times. The original budget was $6.4 ...

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  3. Stolen BMW in Santa BarbaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Edhat

    ... icker in the back window. If you see this vehicle please call 911 Thank You.....BMA Driver vehicle was stolen out of Shafter Ca.

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  4. Document warns of $3.6B higher high-speed rail costRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | The Daily Republic

    A document obtained by The Los Angeles Times says the first leg of California's $64 billion high-speed rail project could cost as much as $3.6 billion more than previous estimates and take years longer to build. The newspaper reported the details Friday of a confidential Federal Railroad Administration risk analysis that shows in a worst-case scenario, it could cost up to $10 billion to build bridges, viaducts, trenches and track on 118 miles from Merced to Shafter, up from $6.4 billion.

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  5. Document warns of $3.6B higher high speed rail costRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | My Mother Lode

    ... scenario, it could cost up to $10 billion to build bridges, viaducts, trenches and track on 118 miles from Merced to Shafter, up from $6.4 billion.

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  6. Confidential Report: California Bullet Traina s Wild Cost OverrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... analysis, obtained by The Times, projects that building bridges, viaducts, trenches and track from Merced to Shafter could cost $9.5 billion to $10 billion, compared with the original budget of $6.4 billion. Kamiyah Mobley, who was abducted as a ...

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  7. Perez, Emperors roll to Dinuba Invitational wrestling titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Fresno Bee

    ... through the tournament that included falls over Sunnyside's Chris Torres (5:27), Santa Ana's David Gonzalez (1:12), Shafter's Xavier Garcia (3:45) and El Capitan-Merced's Alexander Caudillo (1:56). Dinuba, which topped Kofa 267.5-216.5 for the team ...

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  8. Vehicle crashes into powerlines near ShafterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | TurnTo23.com

    A vehicle traveling on Central Valley Highway, just south of Elmo Highway West of McFarland, lost control due to slick roads and struck a power pole, causing powerlines to fall on a nearby passing train. No word if there are any power outages caused by the accident.

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  9. California driver dies after collision with 18-wheeler 37 minutes ago ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | The Victoria Advocate

    The driver of an SUV that hit a tractor-trailer near U.S. 77 and Farm-to-Market Road 445 on Monday afternoon, died from his injuries. The driver was identified as Santos Villegas Isidore, 45, of Shafter, Calif.

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  10. 1 dead, 2 injured in US 77 wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Road 445 on Monday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., a 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Santos Villegas Isidore, 45, of Shafter, Calif., was southbound on the highway when its left front tire blew out, causing the vehicle to veer across the highway's median, ...

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  11. 1 dead, 2 injured in US 77 wreck 5 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Road 445 on Monday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., a 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Santos Villegas Isidore, 45, of Shafter, Calif., was southbound on the highway when its left front tire blew out, causing the vehicle to veer across the highway's median, ...

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  12. High Cost Rail - Part 129 Mulling over MullinRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 29 | Burlingame Voice

    ... my favorite provision of Mullin's bill One (funding plan) provides for building a 119-mile test track from Madera to Shafter for $7.8 billion. After the testing is completed, the rail authority said in its funding plan that it would explore other ...

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  13. CHP: Fatal accident near Shafter closes roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | TurnTo23.com

    A stretch of Sante Fe Way, or the Central Valley Highway, has been closed after a fatal accident around 7:30 a.m., according to California Highway Patrol. CHP did not indicate how many people died or were injured in the collision and shared that this will be a case for the Shafter Police Department.

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  14. Lame-Duck Obama Admin Rejects CA High-Speed Rail $15 Billion LoanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | Breitbart.com

    ... publicly announce a federal loan of up to $15 billion that would help build an initial rail segment from San Jose to Shafter, northwest of Bakersfield, which would cement federal support during the transition to a new presidential administration. ...

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  15. TVWC wrestlers take third in Shafter tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    The Tehachapi Valley Wrestling Club took just just 13 of its 45 team members to its first folkstyle meet of the season Saturday, Nov. 19 at Shafter and placed second to the host Jr. Spartans. "Shafter had 22 wrestlers competing, so it was tough wo win as a team with only 13 kids," coach Curtis Nelson said.

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  16. Suspect wanted for indecent exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | TurnTo23.com

    On Tuesday, November 8, around 3:37 p.m., the Shafter Police Department received a report of indecent exposure near Minter Avenue, north of Lerdo Highway. A female juvenile reported that while she was walking alone, the unknown suspect drove past her two times.

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  17. Tehachapi officials: Roads not as 'poor' as report indicatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    ... data from more than 99 percent of the state's local streets and roads. Among the cities in Kern County, Tehachapi, Shafter and Ridgecrest each got an estimated rating of 0-49, which is a "poor" rating on the Pavement Condition Index. However, ...

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  18. Oakland: Bicyclist dies after collision with motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 70-year-old bicyclist died Wednesday night, hours after he collided with a motorcycle in North Oakland, authorities said Thursday. He suffered major injuries about 4:42 p.m. Wednesday after colliding at 51st Street and Shafter Avenue with a motorcycle that had two people aboard.

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  19. Warriors girls heading into CIF tennis playoffs on a rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Tehachapi News

    ... 4), and they won two SYL matches last week, giving them a 7-2 league mark and 13-9 record overall. The Wariors beat Shafter 6-0 in the semifinals of the Lewis Cup, then captured the title with a 4-2 victory over Wasco on Sept. 24, despite a ...

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  20. Low-cost flu shots available in Kern CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | TurnTo23.com

    ... Bakersfield - Monday through Friday 8am-11am and 1pm-4pm either by appointment or walk-in. Outlying areas (Delano, Shafter, Taft, Arvin, Mojave and Ridgecrest) - Call 661-321-3000 for clinic dates and times or to schedule an appointment. Public ...

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