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3 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine
Thanks to photographer Brandan Gillogly, we got a great gallery of racing action from the 2014 March Meet in Bakersfield, California.
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4 hrs ago | Hot Rod Magazine
You guys know that feeling of walking across the parking lot on the way to a race? It's early morning-in our case, an absolutely beautiful day in Bakersfield, California.
10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
It showed Saturday night at the California Interscholastic Federation state championships, as Villarreal and Fox completed spectacular unbeaten seasons with titles in back-to-back matches at Rabobank Arena.
EP Armory is owned by Chris Cook. The business opened a storefront March 1 on District Boulevard near Gosford Road.
Despite urgent calls for water conservation amid one of California's worst droughts, more than 255,000 homeowners and businesses across the state can still use all the water they want without paying higher bills.
Nostalgia racing has got to be the best idea the National Hot Rod Association has had since the NHRA's inception in 1951.
Pedro Rios paced the floor at the Kern County Elections Department Friday as the clock ticked toward 5 p.m. He was waiting for supporters to bring him a handful of signed nomination forms -- the last paperwork he needed to set up a rematch with Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, for the 32nd Assembly District seat.
Local media members listen to Kern County Deputy District Attorney Greg Pulskamp about Friday's ruling about Internet cafes in Kern County.
When our John Cox attended a March 1 community forum hosted by the Bakersfield chapter of the NAACP and heard the local branch's president essentially take credit for having convinced the Diocese of Fresno to remove Kathleen Bears as principal of Garces High School, he knew he might have stumbled upon a possible reason for her previously ... (more)
WATER CONFAB: Is this historic statewide drought serious enough for local officials to consider the possibility of water rationing in Bakersfield? No.
A jury has deadlocked over allegations in a lawsuit that a California deputy sheriff used excessive force when he shot and killed a former NFL player.
The Medical Board of California is going after the license of local physician Maria Socorro Rolland, who is accused of writing and refilling prescriptions for eight people who were not her patients, most of them friends and relatives.
Jersey: The oddest story of the week has to be the New Jersey teenager who is suing her parents for financial support, seeking $650 in weekly child support plus tuition at a private high school.
The construction-ready Pumpjack and Wildwood Solar Power Projects, located in Kern County near Bakersfield, represent Duke Energy Renewables' third and fourth utility-scale solar power projects in the state.
Looking to hear some live music in the upcoming weeks in Tulare County? Here are some ideas: Central Valley's Leaving Austin is a modern-country group that is consistently packing out shows and building a huge fan base.
Natalie Erlendson, marketing manager for Bakersfield, Calif.-based Sun World International LLC, visited The Packer's Lenexa, Kan.