Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of Phoenix Suns

Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of Phoenix Suns
The Suns said an interim coach would be in place by Tuesday. Assistant … Bjorkgren was named assistant coach/player development director of the Suns this season after one season as head coach of the Bakersfield Jam, Phoenix's D-League affiliate.
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NBA D-League preview Bakersfield Jam at Canton Charge
WHEN Saturday, 7 p.m.. WHERE Memorial Civic Center, Canton. RECORDS Jam 2-3 (entering Friday), Charge 1-3. JAM PLAYERS TO WATCH. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. College. Earl Clark F 6-10 225 Louisville. Xavier Munford G 6-2 180 Rhode Island. CJ Wilcox …
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El Niño: Californians urged to buy flood insurance even if they're not near water
Last week, flash flooding trapped nearly 200 cars and trucks in mudslides up to 6 feet deep on Interstate 5 in Los Angeles County and Highway 58, 30 miles east of Bakersfield. A month ago, 20 people died in flash floods along the Utah-Arizona border.
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Travel + Leisure magazine ranks Richmond at No. 3 on international list of
The list, released Tuesday, had only two other U.S. destinations in the Top 10 — Lanai, Hawaii, and Asbury Park, N.J. Five other U.S. cities were ranked: San Antonio, Texas; Denver; Detroit; Pittsburgh; and Seattle. “Closer to home, once-overlooked …
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Want to be part of Kern's 150th anniversary party? Here's how

Want to be part of Kern's 150th anniversary party? Here's how
… been lined up, and planners talked about other attractions, music and food possibilities. The committee has not finalized booth fees, but commercial vendors probably will pay in the ballpark of $ 150, whereas fees for arts and crafts booths will be …
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California may ease water cuts in hot and fast-growing areas
The biggest beneficiaries statewide likely would be areas with the hottest climates like Sacramento, Fresno, Bakersfield and Palm Springs. While the proposal was made amid a series of storms that has begun to replenish reservoirs, state officials said …
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Monthlong Christmas fun on the farm and in Rosedale

Monthlong Christmas fun on the farm and in Rosedale
The workers at Murray Family Farms are geared up for the "Murray Christmas on the Farm" events, which started on Dec. 5. The farm will have festive activities all month, with even more to do on Saturdays and Sundays, when children will be able to visit …
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Charge pick up first road win of season at Bakersfield
The Canton Charge (4-8) defeated the Bakersfield Jam (7-7), 108-100, Thursday night, earning a 2-0 sweep in the season series between the two teams. The Charge held on to a 52-40 halftime lead. Nick Minnerath led the way for Canton with 15 first half …
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Time for adventure with Bakersfield Escape Room

Time for adventure with Bakersfield Escape Room
The harrowing scenario is one of two from Bakersfield Escape Room, a new attraction that combines puzzle-solving and teamwork with a bit of theatricality. Groups of two to six people are confined to a room in which a main mystery can only be solved …
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Bakersfield Christmas Town open for the holidays
The annual attraction offers many activities that can be enjoyable for the entire family. From the Christmas lights, to the Jingle Bell sledding hill and even a holy jolly hayride. You would also want to bring those skates as well since they have a …
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Modern Israel: Youthful among nations
Americans comprise a large segment of the number of visitors who flock to view Israel's religious shrines and historical attractions. Still, many are fraught with concern about danger in the Holy Land. Our small family group of four never felt any …
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Tickets now on sale at Bakersfield's first IMAX theater
One of two IMAX projectors ready to be installed at Reading Cinemas Valley Plaza in the new IMAX theater. "The projectors are an inch too fat to go through the door of the projection room," said general manager Jenny Sullivan. Crews on Wednesday were …
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Stockton Shopping Center With Small Businesses Drawing Big Crowds

Stockton Shopping Center With Small Businesses Drawing Big Crowds
The center's holiday attractions are all free and they're attracting shoppers from outside the city. “We heard … Previously, Leigh was the weekend anchor at KGET 17 in Bakersfield and also spent three years covering the San Joaquin Valley for KXTV …
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Prep wrestling: Buchanan's Lloren pushes way into state's elite
And that's exactly what the Utah Valley University-bound Lloren, who will be among the marquee attractions at this weekend's Zinkin Classic, did en route to becoming the CIF State champion at 120 pounds last season. Always strong on his feet, Lloren …
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10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Today's guide to the obscure, the possibly
The worst places to celebrate New Year's are Jersey City, NJ, Newark, NJ, and North Las Vegas, NV. Bakersfield, CA made the list and took 79th place, but Wallethub said we are better than Fresno in 89th place. 5 When it comes to illegal viewing …
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Whiskey Flat kick-off dinner
“We meet at Vons and take the dogs to Bakersfield to a vet and then bring them back to their owners here in the valley,” McDonald said. With her partner, Wendy Geis, McDonald and FYDO stresses the need to discourage … For more information on the …
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Ford SYNC adds Android Auto, Apple CarPlay for 2016, 2017 models
Eventseeker and Cityseeker: These two discovery apps help motorists find interesting events (Eventseeker) and good restaurants and other attractions (Cityseeker). The apps take into account data provided by users about their personal preferences, then …
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Self-driving cars on display at #CES2016
LAS VEGAS (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — Automotive technology is usually one of the main attractions at the Consumer Electronics Show every year. This year the technology takes a huge leap into driving for you, even while you sleep, according to a KIA …
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Jury convicts Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow of Chinatown crimes
The group was among dozens of active tongs, or family associations, in Chinatown, one of the most popular and visible tourist attractions in the city. Authorities said Chow and some other members of the group engaged in drug trafficking, money …
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A look at top players from the Inland Empire 66ers 2015 squad
Offseason trades that resulted in the losses of top prospects Sean Newcomb and Trevor Gott as well as another good young arm in Chris Ellis depleted our farm system, but I saw a few players playing for the 66ers that could be possible attractions for …
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