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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 $225,000 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More Bakersfield information.

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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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

'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.

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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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TurnTo23.com

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.

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Times News

Shaming

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.

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Forbes.com

Entrepreneurs Of Austin: Alamo Drafthouse

Sometimes things don't turn out how we expect them to. Just ask Alamo Drafthouse owner, Tim League .

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Bakersfield.com

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.

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Bakersfield.com

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.

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Bakersfield.com

'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.

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Bakersfield.com

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.

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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.

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USA Today

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.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

High School Students Humiliated at Rally for Not Graduating

More than 30 high school seniors were called by name to leave an assembly in front of their peers, because they were not eligible to graduate.

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Bakersfield.com

Antique WWII plane visits Bakersfield

Pilot and volunteer captain Bob Hill gives the B-17 "Memphis Belle" a quick look-over before taking off on a flight.

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Bakersfield.com

Construction of water tank has neighbors feeling powerless

Linda Burton has many concerns about the large water tank built in the water company's yard behind her house, just over her backyard fence.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KIMO

Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

A 20-year-old California parolee found dead in his Alaska jail cell was being held even though his case had been dismissed more than a week earlier.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Examiner.com

Josiah Boornazian returns home for appearance at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop

One of Bakersfield 's talented and rising young jazz musicians will be returning to town this week for a clinic/concert at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop .

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Examiner.com

2 California cities are in top 5 of 2014 Energy Star certified buildings list

On Thursday, April 10, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the top 25 metropolitan areas in the nation with the most Energy Star certified buildings.

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TurnTo23.com

Armed Forces Support Riders to escort recruits

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A group of local military recruits will soon be on their way to serve their country, and they'll be escorted off by a group of dedicated veterans who have a special way of saying, "thank you."

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TurnTo23.com

Man shot by two suspects at Stiern Park

A man was transported to a local hospital after being shot by two suspects at a park in South Bakersfield.

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