Taft, California’s fastest growing city last year, is the site of the largest bronze statue in California, the 40-foot Oilworker Monument that honors the men who built Kern County's oil industry. The monument, sculpted by Taft native, Benjamin Victor is located on Sixth Street, near a greenbelt, was erected in 2010.
Taft, California’s fastest growing city last year, is the site of the largest bronze statue in California, the 40-foot Oilworker Monument that honors the men who built Kern County's oil industry. The monument, sculpted by Taft native, Benjamin Victor is located on Sixth Street, near a greenbelt, was erected in 2010. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
Taft, California’s fastest growing city last year, is the site of the largest bronze statue in California, the 40-foot Oilworker Monument that honors the men who built Kern County's oil industry. The monument, sculpted by Taft native, Benjamin Victor is located on Sixth Street, near a greenbelt, was erected in 2010. Jose Luis Villegas jvillegas@sacbee.com
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California’s population rose last year by 358,000 to 38.7 million

May 01, 2015 11:37 AM