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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
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.
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.
The Ralph Bailey Show
Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved here to Bakersfield in 1992.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
'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.
K&N Racing News
K&N Motorsports' Mustang RTR Finishes 2nd in NASA American Iron Series at Buttonwillow
Any lingering questions concerning the new K&N Mustang RTR's prospective for blistering speed were unequivocally resolved the weekend of April 5th and 6th.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Man arrested on 6 counts of attempted murder
Bakersfield police have arrested one man and charged him with 6 counts of attempted murder in connection with the incendiary device that was thrown into a Bakersfield home.
Two public shaming cases - one in Ohio and the other in California - made news last week, raising the question of whether humiliation is an effective way to discipline.
Entrepreneurs Of Austin: Alamo Drafthouse
Sometimes things don't turn out how we expect them to. Just ask Alamo Drafthouse owner, Tim League .
Panhandling law will get final vote
An ordinance outlawing aggressive panhandling and an agreement continuing the city's successful homeless trash pickup program both could be approved at today's meeting of the Bakersfield City Council.
Lois Henry: Proposed Kern River water shuffle eyed with suspicion
When we have plenty of water, hardly anyone would sweat a couple hundred acre feet being moved around in the Kern River system.
'First Look': Mac 'n' cheese festival a success, coming back next year
During Saturday's Macaroni & Cheese Festival at CSUB, hundreds came to sample the food, wine and beer tastings and gourmet food samplings.
Valley soldiers return from Guantanamo Bay
U.S. Army reservist Caleb Trevino loads his gear into a rental car Tuesday to head to his hometown of Madera, north of Bakersfield.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Fresno Bee
The Fishing Report: Week of April 16
A good ice chest isn't just an ice chest. Yes, it's a cooler, but it also can store and transport nasty bait and minnows, be a bucket, a step, a seat, a table, a trash receptacle and, of course, hold your catch! What a great idea -- one place to store your food as well as put the nastiest smelly things you can imagine.
As vinyl sales rise, Record Store Day plays it forward
Aerosmith whipped out its Big Ten Inch Record nearly 40 years ago, but this weekend, they'll be showing off an extra two as part of the worldwide Record Store Day celebration on Saturday.