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1 hr ago | Tehachapi News
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 | TurnTo23.com
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 | Crescent-News.com
Q: I am losing my eyelashes! It's not like I've got thinning hair or any skin conditions that I know of.
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.
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.
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of persecuted Arab Christians without including a florid, "no greater ally" preamble about Israel, he could have withdrawn from the event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:08 pm
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