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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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1 hr ago | Tehachapi News

Now and Then: Bears and cats

It was sad news we had to report last Thursday morning when a bear wandered into town and was killed by Tehachapi police. I talked on the phone with City Manager Greg Garrett just before that took place and he and the police officers present were really hoping they could keep the animal contained until staff from the state Dept.


5 hrs ago |

Two Bakersfield drug trafficking cases sentenced

Two sentences for drug trafficking were handed down on Monday for cases originating in Bakersfield, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Martin Barragan, 39, of Bakersfield, was sentenced by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to four years in prison for using an interstate facility to aid racketeering.


9 hrs ago |

YouDocs: Eyelashes loss may be form of alopecia areata

Q: I am losing my eyelashes! It's not like I've got thinning hair or any skin conditions that I know of.


14 hrs ago |

Celebrating the national motto

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield City Councilwoman is inviting the community to come celebrate the 58th anniversary of the national motto "In God We Trust."


Mon Sep 15, 2014

CBS Local

North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For Espionage

North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, California, tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang's airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea's human rights situation.


Sun Sep 14, 2014

13-year-old gone missing near Municipal Airport

A young girl has gone missing in East Bakersfield and the Bakersfield Police Department are asking that you help them find her. The juvenile is identified as 13-year-old Monica Romero, and according to the BPD, she was last seen on September 12, 2014, at approximately 7:30 a.m. in the area of Lotus Lane and Watts Drive; that's near the Bakersfield Municipal Airport.


Southern California: temperatures soar as hopes for El Nino lessen

A plume of warm sea water was much more evident in June west of South America, than in August. This could negatively affect the likelihood of what might have been a wet California winter A plume of warm sea water was much more evident in June west of South America, than in August.


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I had to read the penultimate paragraph of Ross Douthat's New York Times piece on "friendless Middle East Christians" before the enormity of it sunk in. Douthat wrote: If Cruz felt that he couldn't address an audience of persecuted Arab Christians without including a florid, "no greater ally" preamble about Israel, he could have withdrawn from the event.


BPD: Car goes into canal in South Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A car has gone into a canal in South Bakersfield during the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the Bakersfield Police Department The BPD says officers were still on the scene of the accident at 8:45 a.m. on the intersection of Wilson Road and South H Street.


Evening Sun

North Korea sentences American man to 6 years

In this Sept. 1, 2014 file photo, Matthew Miller, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea.


Remembering 9/11 at the races

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Seven agencies came together Saturday evening at the Kern County Raceway to remember the tragedy on September 11, 2011.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

North Korea holds trial of American Matthew Miller

Miller, 24, of Bakersfield, California, was detained for violating his tourist status when he entered the country. The specific charges or punishment he could face were not announced before the trial.


KCSO: Man arrested for using taser against dpty

A man was booked into the Kern County Sheriff jail this morning after reportedly trying to use a taser against a Kern County Sheriff's deputy Saturday morning, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said. The KCSO said the incident happened Saturday, September 13, 2014 at around 10:45 a.m., when deputies responded to the Motel 6 located at 8223 East Brundage Lane.


Today is the 5th Annual Community Recycling Day

If you're looking to clean out your closets, garage or even get rid of old electronics, today is the day! BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - If you're looking to clean out your closets, garage or even that infamous junk drawer, today's the day! Alianza Recycling and Habitat for Humanity are partnering up with the Kern Schools Federal Credit Union for the fifth annual Bakersfield Community Recycling Day .


Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Renteria, Valadao agree to four congressional debates, two of them in Spanish

Curious about the political positions of 21st Congressional District candidates David Valadao and Amanda Renteria? Looks like there will be plenty of opportunities to get familiar with Valadao, the incumbent Hanford Republican, and Renteria, the Democratic challenger from Sanger. First up is October 4th, where they will clash at Fresno State.


Inside Bay Area

Initiative to split California into six states fails to qualify for ballot

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper's "Six Californias" plan to break up the Golden State failed to qualify for November 2016's ballot, falling well short of the petition signatures required, the Secretary of State's Office reported Friday. Even Draper's $5.2 million personal investment in the proposed ballot measure wasn't enough to make it happen, foiling the myth that anyone with enough money can put anything they desire before California voters.


The Star Online

Ahead of trial, U.S. says North Korea using Americans as 'pawns'

Just before one of three Americans detained in North Korea is due to go on trial, a senior U.S. official on Friday accused the communist Asian country of using U.S. citizens as human "pawns." North Korea's state media earlier this week reported that Matthew Miller, a 26-year-old from Bakersfield, California, arrested in April for tearing up his visa upon arrival in the isolated country, would go on trial on Sunday.



Francis Lyons of Santa Maria, 1931-2014

Kaye was very proud of being born to his parents, William K. "Bill" and Hester Lyons, his birth on March 9, 1931, at Miss Fries Maternity hospital and raised in Bakersfield, Calif. He attended Bakersfield schools, played with his friends and participated in Kern High School football.


Man helps save woman from burning car

The Bakersfield father who helped rescue a woman from a burning car talks about the horrific accident that killed two people. In less than ten minutes a group of good samaritans came to the rescue of a woman who was a passenger inside a car that was hit by an accused drunk driver.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

ARB fines another aftermarket racing parts company for illegal sales

California's Air Resources Board announced today that it has fined Autosales Inc. $599,000 for selling illegal aftermarket performance parts and catalytic converters for vehicles in the state. California's Air Resources Board announced today that it has fined Autosales Inc. $599,000 for selling illegal aftermarket performance parts and catalytic converters for vehicles in the state.


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