Kern County requests street name change to honor life long Taft resident, Bob Hampton

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KERN COUNTY, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County is requesting to rename East Cedar Street to Bob Hampton Road in Taft at the upcoming Board of Supervisors meeting.

Hampton, a lifelong Taft resident, died in May at the age of 82.

The change would honor Hampton for his many contributions to Kern County that include being a high school teacher, coach, trustee on the Kern High School District board, and running a successful business and personally leading and funding many community projects.

The next Board of Supervisor’s meeting will be on Tuesday, June 16.

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