Stage 2  – Mandatory Water Conservation

As a result of Governor Brown’s recent declaration of a drought, the City Council of the City of Wasco voted on August 19, 2014, to begin the implementation of Stage 2 –Mandatory Compliance Water Shortage Alert as specified in Wasco Municipal Code 13.22.050.  The new version of the Stage 2 portion of the code allows watering for all customers on the following days ONLY:  Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.  Please see the attached flyer for further details in English and Spanish.

3rd Annual BBQ Contest

The 3rd Annual BBQ Contest sp0nsored by the Wasco Community Alliance begins on Saturday, October 4th at 810 8th Street (the Courthouse)  in Wasco, CA.  Setup begins at 7:00 AM with judging starting at 2:15 PM.  The competition includes best chicken, pork ribs, and tri-tip.  For further details, call 661-758-4810, or download the contest rules here and the informational flyer here.

PG&E Donates $2,500 to City of Wasco

Wasco, CA, August 27, 2014 – Investors will learn about business opportunities in Wasco thanks to a $2,500 grant from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). The grant was recently awarded to the City of Wasco from PG&E’s Economic and Community Vitality Program.  For more information click HERE

High Speed Rail

The California High Speed Rail Authority has released the Final Environmental Impact Report (Final EIR/EIS) for the Fresno to Bakersfield section of the High Speed Rail Project.  Printed copies are available for review at the City of Wasco Planning Department office and at the Wasco Branch Kern County Library.  The document is also available online at the High Speed Rail website;  www.hsr.ca.gov