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Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. Announces 268% Increase in Proved Oil Reserves

The Company's proved reserves at February 28, 2013 were 279,300 BOE. James F. Westmoreland, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are extremely pleased with our fiscal year-end reserve results.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Yesterday | SanLuisObispo.com

Protest fracking

On April 8, The Tribune carried a story about fracking being the likely cause of earthquakes in Texas, Oklahoma and Ohio.

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Related Topix: Shafter, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Electric Energy Online

SunEdison Closes on 20 MW Adobe Solar Plant Utility Solar Facility Located in Kern County

SunEdison , a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services has interconnected a 20-megawatt AC solar plant in Kern County, California.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Mountain Enterprise

Missing Man May Be in Lebec Area

This Missing Person announcement was circulated this afternoon, about a missing man who may be in the Lebec area: Missing Person The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's assistance in locating Wesly Wachob Jr., also known as Michael Smith.

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Related Topix: Lebec, CA, Lamont, CA

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.

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Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA

Examiner.com

Weather History: April 21: Record temps, storms, snow, wind, floods & tornadoes

The Genesee Suspension Bridge in Genesee, NY, collapsed under the weight of 12 inches of wet snow weighing 19 pounds per cubic foot.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Santa Ana, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave, California

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Lake Isabella in Kern County

A shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening eight miles from Bodfish, Calif., near Lake Isabella in Kern County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Lake Isabella, CA, Bodfish, CA, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Bakersfield.com

Defendant pleads not guilty to attempted murder in connection with throwing Molotov cocktail

Marco Gutierrez is arraigned Friday afternoon in Kern County Superior Court. He is accused of throwing a molotov cocktail into a home occupied by two adults and four children.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tehachapi News

Animal Control officers save 7 dogs from property

At approximately 11 a.m., on April 17, Animal Control Officers with Kern County Animal Services Department served a search warrant at the property in the 17000 block of Arlington Place in Stallion Springs.

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Related Topix: Stallion Springs, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

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.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Brea, CA, Bakersfield, CA

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.

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Related Topix: Shafter, CA, Agriculture, Science, Bakersfield, CA, Geology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bakersfield.com

'First Look': First responder agencies compete in 911 Series race this weekend

The return of the 911 Series is back at the Kern County Raceway and local first responders are preparing themselves for the big night race that kicks off Saturday.

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Tehachapi News

News@Noon for April 17, 2014

This easy to use website allows users to report leaks at any time, day or night and even attach photos.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA, Rainbow, CA, Bear Valley Springs, CA

GlobeNewswire

Power REIT Closes Acquisition and Establishes $26 Million Credit Facility

Power REIT announces that on April 14, 2014 it closed a previously announced acquisition and also entered into a $26.2 million credit facility.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tehachapi News

TPD officer on leave for shooting family dog

Officer Zachary St. John of the Tehachapi Police Department has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a family's dog in the 400 block of East "F" Street, according to Chief Jeff Kermode.

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Related Topix: Tehachapi, CA

The Wave

El Toro third at SoCal Racing Series event

El Toro's Xylena Hoppen, second from right, prepares to start the Sophomore Girls race at a SoCal High School Mountain Bike Racing Series event April 5 at the Keyesville Recreation Area near Lake Isabella.

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Related Topix: Lake Isabella, CA

Tehachapi News

Arrest of school district employee was topic at school board meeting

It was standing room only at the Tehachapi Unified School District's board meeting held April 8, as board members tackled a lengthy agenda scheduled that night.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Animal Rights, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Tehachapi, CA

Santa Barbara Independent

Farmers Fear Oil and Water Do Mix

Recently, applications to drill thousands of new oil wells in Santa Barbara County are being turned in at record rates .

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Agriculture, Science, Global Warming, Weather

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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Related Topix: Bakersfield, CA, Fresno, CA, Morgan Hill, CA

SFGate

Brain nerve cells found to aid nerve growth

Farm workers cut grape vines last month near Shafter, Kern County. Photo: Brian Van Der Brug, McClatchy-Tribune News Service Activating nerve cells in the brain appears to trigger the formation of another type of cell that is responsible for building the insulating sheaths that make neural communication possible, according to Stanford scientists.

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Related Topix: Shafter, CA, Stanford, CA

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