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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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Local news for Bakersfield, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

'Shield' actor waives hearing in wife's death

One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.

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1 hr ago | KTEN-TV Denison

George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers.

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5 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

North Korea holds California man called shy, smart

In this image taken from video, U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller speaks at an undisclosed location in North Korea Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | Business Wire

Fitch Affirms Semitropic Water Storage District, CA's Banking Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook Stable

Semitropic has also pledged any available reserves and revenues for payment of the bonds if banking revenues are insufficient.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Driver in Vegas eatery crash gets 6 to 20 years

A driver who pleaded guilty to DUI charges after police say he plowed his car onto the patio of a Las Vegas restaurant during lunchtime last spring was ordered to 6 to 20 years in prison on Thursday.

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TurnTo23.com

Man arrested after truck crashes into apartment

At approximately 1:30 Thursday morning Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to 5101 Marsha Street to investigate after a vehicle collided with an apartment building.

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KVAL-TV Eugene

Love story: Man, woman married for decades die hours apart

It's a real life love story, the life and death of Don and Maxine Simpson. The couple, who were married for 62 years, loved each other so much in life that they couldn't stand to be apart even in death, passing away on the same morning last week.

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TurnTo23.com

Trial starts for man accused of murder in Jan.

Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested 20-year-old Ismael Arcenio Leon who is accused of killing 23-year-old Javier Meraz.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Couple married 62 years dies hours apart

A California couple married for 62 years died just the way they lived, together.

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TurnTo23.com

Wedding business is booming

The Sycamore Canyon Golf Course in Arvin is now closed, but developers are giving it new life with an almond orchard as a setting for a wedding venue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Fishing Report: Meeks enjoys big Nacimiento catch

A fish caught at dusk in a night bass tournament prompted expansive thoughts by a veteran angler who hadn't been at Nacimiento Lake in more than two months.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dan Walters: Bakersfield’s Kevin McCarthy becomes House majority leader

Kevin McCarthy may be a one-man refutation of the old adage that “nice guys always finish last.” McCarthy is a genuinely nice guy who won a seat in Congress just eight years ago after a brief stint in the California Legislature, but is poised this week to become House majority leader and could, if Republicans continue their hold, become ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

TurnTo23.com

SJCH offers July in Christmas

It may say July on the calendar, but a group of volunteers is making it feel more like December.

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Sys-Con Media

Felines Take to the Catwalk for a Times Square Hotel Charity Event

On August 2, 2014, The Algonquin Hotel Times Square will host one of the most anticipated fashion events of the animal kingdom: "Matilda & FURiends Salute Broadway."

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Mass Transit

CA: Work on High-Speed Rail Moves Forward

July 29--Construction in the Fresno area of the 114-mile-long California high-speed rail stretch to Bakersfield will begin by the end of the year, the Kern Transportation Foundation board of directors was told Monday.

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Cybercast News Service

California tuberculosis patient found, arrested

A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

California tuberculosis patient found, arrested

Eduardo Rosas Cruz, 25, was arrested late Monday in Kern County, San Joaquin County Deputy District Attorney Stephen Taylor said.

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Work on California high-speed rail moves forward

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Construction in the Fresno area of the 114-mile-long California high-speed rail stretch to Bakersfield will begin by the end of the year, the Kern Transportation Foundation board of directors was told Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Tehachapi News

News@Noon for July 28, 2014

The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact.

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TurnTo23.com

Road construction starts in downtown Bakersfield

Today city crews began work on two road reconstruction projects that will affect traffic between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For the next two weeks, traffic on Truxtun Avenue between Chester Avenue and T Street will have lane closures.

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