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Bakersfield, California is located in Kern County. Zip codes in Bakersfield, CA include 93308, 93307, and 93306. The median home price in Bakersfield is $243,500 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More Bakersfield information.

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18 min ago | TurnTo23.com

Suspected DUI driver was former BPD officer

Bakersfield police have confirmed that the man arrested in connection with a crash that critically injured a young woman was a former Bakersfield Police Department officer.

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3 hrs ago | Bakersfield.com

Country Club neighbors at odds over proposed gates

Residents of a small cluster of high-end homes just outside the front gates of Bakersfield Country Club hope to secede from the surrounding neighborhood to shelter themselves from unsafe drivers and crime.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

NBC Bay Area

PG&E Tree Removal Project on Hold

A PG&E pipeline program aims to remove obstacles, including trees, from Eureka to Bakersfield to make way for thousands of miles of gas lines.

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Bakersfield.com

Photographed animal is just a bobcat, biologist says

The Bakersfield Police Department is informing the community of a possible mountain lion sighting in Bakersfield.

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SFGate

Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.

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Business Journal

Oil group touts report on economic benefit of industry

The industry's economic contribution to the Central Valley, defined as the area just north of Redding to just south of Bakersfield, was 43,380 jobs and $4.7 billion in income.

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Packer

Coachella grapes starting early

Most table grape growers in California's Coachella Valley will start production around April 28, about two weeks earlier than usual.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Staff turnover rocks office of Assemblyman Salas

Breaking news and insight from Bee reporters on the central San Joaquin Valley's lawmakers, movers and shakers.

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Bakersfield.com

Have we turned a corner? Local animal euthanasia rates plummet

At the Kern County Animal Services Adoption Center, this shepherd is ready for adoption and is currently in the large general population area for dogs that are on stray wait status or are friendly and ready for adoption.

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Bakersfield.com

Ask TBC: What's to be built at Olive and Calloway drives?

A: That's going to be a 21.5-acre shopping center currently known as "Riverlakes Galleria."

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

TurnTo23.com

Non-profit brings Easter to those less fortunate

The non-profit, The Mission, is giving those less fortunate an Easter meal to help make the special holy day a hopeful and memorable one.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CaHSR Blog

Final EIR For Fresno-Bakersfield Now Available

The California High Speed Rail Authority today released the final EIR for the Fresno-Bakersfield segment of the high speed rail project.

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Bakersfield.com

Shooter pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter in deaths of bail bondsmen brothers

A man who had been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two bail bondsmen in April 2012 pleaded no contest Friday to two counts of voluntary manslaughter.

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KERN-AM Bakersfield

The Ralph Bailey Show

Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved here to Bakersfield in 1992.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

California farmers to get more water

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as state and federal officials ease cutbacks due to recent rain and snow, officials announced on Friday.

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Great Bend Tribune

Vast oil trove trapped in Monterey Shale formation

SHAFTER, Calif. A bustling city is sprouting on five acres here, carved out of a vast almond grove.

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TurnTo23.com

86 young puppies, kittens need KC foster homes

Kern County Animal Services is looking for some local heroes to help save the lives of homeless and neglected pets by becoming a certified foster parent.

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Visalia Times-Delta

Brito's blast leads to Rawhide's walk-off 5-3 win

The Visalia Rawhide opened up its three-game series against the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in grand fashion, courtesy of Socrates Brito.

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Bakersfield.com

Deaf man files claim against city after he's allegedly injured by police officer

A deaf man allegedly tackled by Bakersfield police who believed he'd been trying to break into an apartment has filed a claim against the city alleging civil rights violations, assault and unlawful arrest.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

'Six Californias' plan running out of time for 2014 ballot

Tim Draper says he hasn't decided whether to put "Six Californias" on the 2014 or 2016 ballot.

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