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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 $245,000 which is roughly $118/per square foot. More Bakersfield information.

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9 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Louis CK Is Turning Zach Galifianakis Into An Actual Clown

Zach Galifianakis is bringing his comedic talent to scripted television and it's happening at FX.


12 hrs ago | Mass Transit

CA: City-Picked GET Board Members Asked to Resign

Aug. 27--If the city's two appointees to Golden Empire Transit's board don't resign by 5 p.m. Monday, the Bakersfield City Council will consider removing them, Vice Mayor Ken Weir has warned.


17 hrs ago |

Crash causes power outage, traffic delays

There's a power outage for much of Northwest Bakersfield after an early morning crash sent a tanker truck into high voltage power lines.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wave

Mission Viejo Classic kicks off Friday

Mission Viejo High will be the site for a three-game football classic Friday night with the host Diablos playing Liberty of Bakersfield at 7:30 p.m. Then comes a doubleheader on Saturday, with Long Beach Poly facing Crenshaw at 4:30 p.m. and Corona Centennial facing Mater Dei at 8 p.m. The Diablos are again poised to make a run at a CIF Southern ... (more)


Police looking for man who stole from hair salon

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in identifying and locating a man wanted for burglary.


Los Angeles Times

Grower of Cotton Candy Grapes starts delivery service

Jim Beagle had a sugary hit on his hands last year. California's exclusive grower of Cotton Candy Grapes was inundated with email requests for the crunchy fruit with the unmistakable fairground flavor.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

East Porterville water wells are drying up

Bakersfield, CA, United States East Porterville - One of the pernicious effects of drought is the lack of ample potable water for the residents in the area.


The San Diego Union-Tribune

Meet Tim Moran, Tri-City's new...

In 35 years, Tim Moran has run more than half a dozen hospitals. His latest leadership assignment is in Oceanside.


Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: California needs to manage its groundwater

Fifty years ago, the rapidly subsiding groundwater throughout the West brought urgent calls for action.


WWE House Show Results 8.24.14: Bakersfield, California

WWE House Show Results 8.24.14: Bakersfield, California Posted by Larry Csonka on 08.25.2014 Another set of WWE house show results... Credit: : 1. R-Truth defeated Damien Sandow.


Reason Foundation

California's Bullet Train: No Plan, Not Enough Money? No Problem

The California High-Speed Rail Authority just received the green light from the federal Surface Transportation Board to begin building a 114-mile stretch of the planned statewide high-speed rail project.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

California push to avert higher gas prices stalls

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo Assemblywoman Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, talks with Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.


The Fresno Bee

Kern County mounts defense of oil train shipments

But, here in the southern San Joaquin Valley, where oil has served as economic lifeblood for more than a century, similar plans are getting mainly cheers.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Man buys Lincoln's signature for $50Man buys Lincoln's signature for...

When you open up a trading store like Kameron Kephart did, you have to be prepared for all things strange.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Drought leaves California homes without water

Hundreds of rural San Joaquin Valley residents no longer can get drinking water from their home faucets because California's extreme drought has dried up their individual wells, government officials and community groups said.


ALS Ice Bucket Challenge comes to Rosedale...

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge came to Bakersfield, and the people at the center of it were faculty and students from Rosedale Middle School.


Korn's Brian Welch returns to his hometown in...

Welch shared his experiences of fame and drug addiction during a special event organized by the Grace Assembly of God at Bakersfield High School's Harvey Auditorium.


Silicon Alley Insider

Timelapse Map Shows Oil And Gas Rigs Moving Across 'Saudi America' As ...

"We care about rig activity because it is a leading indicator of future production in an area," he writes.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tehachapi News

Kaiser Permanente awards $10k to Cummings Valley PTO

Last month, Kaiser Permanente held a special grantee award reception at the Metro Galleries in Bakersfield to honor 20 organizations for their commitment to creating a healthier community.



Bring in the Funk: Counterculture Fashion Makes a Comeback

In the summer of '69, while the average red-blooded American male not soldiering in Vietnam was, as popular music tells us, playing a five-and-dime six-string and wooing a girl standing on her mama's porch, Lee Brooks was experiencing his first LSD flashes.



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