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LA Daily News
Airlift gives 400-plus shelter dogs a second chance
It took some tugging for pilot Bob DeLong of San Clemente to pull one hairy passenger aboard a flight from Van Nuys to Bellingham, Wash.
Funeral services for March 11, 2014
Menerba Garay, 69, Taft, March 6 in Bakersfield. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. March 13, Lori Family Mortuary, Taft; service noon to 1 p.m. March 14, Revival Worship Center, 400 S. 6th St., Taft; burial at Westside District Cemetery, Taft.
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Man arrested in Santa Cruz 'hate crime' Saturday
Santa Cruz police arrested a Kern County man early Saturday morning on suspicion of battery and brandishing and possessing a firearm in connection with what police determined to be a hate crime.
Taft correctional facility close to reopening
Seventy correctional officers for the Taft Community Correctional Facility were sworn in Friday in anticipation of the prison's reopening after more than two years of closure.
Gary Sutherlin Claims Primm WORCS Win
KTM rider Gary Sutherlin took top honors at the Rocky Mountain MC World Off-Road Championship Series Presented By Motoworks and Dirt Bike Magazine in Primm, Nevada, February 9. It was Sutherlin's second win in the two-race old 2014 Championship.