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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 $247,000 which is roughly $117/per square foot. More Bakersfield information.

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2 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wildfire near Bakersfield nearly half contained

A child's bike sits among the ruins of a burned home destroyed in a widlfire along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


3 hrs ago | The Mountain Enterprise

Membership bids for Tejon Tribe to be closed September 15, 5 p.m

A 30-day window to apply for membership in the Tejon Indian Tribe will close on September 15 according to a legal notice placed in the Los Angeles Times Sunday, Aug. 17. An enrollment form can be obtained at: Tejon Indian Tribe, 1731 Hasti-Acres Drive, Ste #108 Bakersfield, CA 93309 .


7 hrs ago | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

BNSF offers $100,000 reward for info on worker's death

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The BNSF Railway is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of one of its employees.


8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

the Grade: Teachers find a 'cool way' to sell music offerings

The program, Music In Our Schools Week, put 12 BCSD music teachers who serve multiple schools on stages at Chavez, Garces, , Roosevelt and Wayside schools Wednesday.


12 hrs ago |

Trash piling up on Westside Parkway

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Westside Parkway has been open for a little more than a year, and many commuters appreciate the convenience, but not the accumulation of trash that seems to pile up consistently.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

BPD: Man gets 4th DUI, damages power pole

Around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to Noriega and Old Farm Roads regarding a traffic collision with a power pole down.


Daily Kos

Red to blue lunch with Nancy Pelosi and the CA Candidates

My friend Paul Song, Executive Chairman of the Courage Campaign , sent me an invitation to a fund raiser at his home.


KCRA-TV Sacramento

California wildfire destroys 8 homes, threatens 1,500

A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain destroyed eight homes and was threatening more than a thousand others, authorities said Wednesday.


KCSO: Brothers arrested for having stolen copper

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On August 8, employees of Sierra Recycling contacted the Kern County Sheriff's Office Rural Crime Investigation Unit regarding suspicious copper wire brought to the recycling center.


Fleet Owner Magazine

TruStar Energy to upgrade, expand Kern County CNG station

TruStar Energy has been awarded a contract to upgrade the CNG fueling station for the Kern County school bus fleet.


Business Journal

Sprouts reveals expansion plans for early next year

Sprouts Farmers Market announced this week cities for seven new stores across the country it plans to open early next year.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Southern California wildfire burns out of control

An out-of-control wildfire in Southern California's Kern County has scorched about 5 square miles of dry brush and prompted evacuations in several neighborhoods.


Los Angeles Times

Rights to California surface water far greater than average runoff

The Kern River along Highway 178 east of Bakersfield. Water rights to the Kern's flows are more than six times the average annual runoff.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento couple celebrates 70th wedding anniversary

John Hurt, 93, and his wife Treva, 89, pose for a portrait as paintings of the couple dating back to when John turned 50 hang over their mantle, and a newly created invitation to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary, left, showcase their wedding day in 1944 in their home on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Karl Rovea s group makes early ad buy for Doug Ose

Over the objections of school leaders, last-minute budget language capped the amount of money California school districts can set in reserve.


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Associated Press Sacramento Daybook

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Local man dead in late night Oildale shooting

The KCSO said 44-year-old Keith Hurst from Bakersfield was involved in an altercation in the 700 block of Woodrow Avenue near Sequoia Drive just before 11 o'clock last night.


Three people arrested in late night car chase

The Bakersfield Police Department said officers tried to stop a vehicle in the area of Bill Ave. and V Street on Saturday at around 10:15 p.m. after noticing the driver was driving recklessly.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

New 'Big Lots' location at White Lane

"We were looking for a big location so that we could showcase our large furniture assortment," said Allison Boer, district manager of the company.


Early morning shooting sends 1 to local hospital

A person is being treated at a local hospital after sustaining major injuries in a shooting in East Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.



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