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hosting community meetings in California
TAHLEQUAH , Okla. - Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and other tribal leaders will host a luncheon and offer new tribal citizenship photo IDs this weekend to Cherokee citizens living in the Bakersfield and Suisun City, Calif., area.
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Suspected DUI driver was former BPD officer
Bakersfield police have confirmed that the man arrested in connection with a crash that critically injured a young woman was a former Bakersfield Police Department officer.
12 hrs ago
Country Club neighbors at odds over proposed gates
Residents of a small cluster of high-end homes just outside the front gates of Bakersfield Country Club hope to secede from the surrounding neighborhood to shelter themselves from unsafe drivers and crime.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
NBC Bay Area
PG&E Tree Removal Project on Hold
A PG&E pipeline program aims to remove obstacles, including trees, from Eureka to Bakersfield to make way for thousands of miles of gas lines.
Photographed animal is just a bobcat, biologist says
The Bakersfield Police Department is informing the community of a possible mountain lion sighting in Bakersfield.
Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options
State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.
Oil group touts report on economic benefit of industry
The industry's economic contribution to the Central Valley, defined as the area just north of Redding to just south of Bakersfield, was 43,380 jobs and $4.7 billion in income.
Coachella grapes starting early
Most table grape growers in California's Coachella Valley will start production around April 28, about two weeks earlier than usual.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Staff turnover rocks office of Assemblyman Salas
Breaking news and insight from Bee reporters on the central San Joaquin Valley's lawmakers, movers and shakers.
Have we turned a corner? Local animal euthanasia rates plummet
At the Kern County Animal Services Adoption Center, this shepherd is ready for adoption and is currently in the large general population area for dogs that are on stray wait status or are friendly and ready for adoption.
Ask TBC: What's to be built at Olive and Calloway drives?
A: That's going to be a 21.5-acre shopping center currently known as "Riverlakes Galleria."
Sun Apr 20, 2014
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.
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.