President's Message: Kernville Chamber of Commerce

President's Message: Kernville Chamber of Commerce
Both of your chambers sent folks (volunteers) to the Bakersfield travel show this past weekend and this weekend coming up are 2 more trade shows in which more of our wonderful volunteers will be attending representing your valley businesses and …
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Pitman wrestler Velasquez conquers Masters' first day
The top six in each weight class after Saturday's finals will travel to Bakersfield. That was the short-term goal for everyone who locked arms on the arena floor's eight mats. Velasquez pounded through the first day with a first-round win, a grinding 4 …
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Smith scores late as Barracuda rally for 4-3 win over Condors in Bakersfield

Smith scores late as Barracuda rally for 4-3 win over Condors in Bakersfield
McCarthy has eight points (4-4-8) during his six game point streak… The Barracuda improved to 11-7-7 on the road and 23-17-9 with 55 points overall… The Barracuda are back in action Saturday night (Feb. 27) as they travel to play the Gulls with …
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Locals come up big at Masters Wrestling meet; Lakewood's Adams-Gregory places
Northview's Jackson Serna (right) wrestles Citrus Hills' Damien Bacajol (left), in their heavyweight match during Saturday's CIF-SS Masters Wrestling Championships at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Ca., February 27, 2016. (Photo by John …
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BC opens football season at Hancock; faces Chaffey in home opener
This fall the teams will meet again, but this time it's a non-league game to open the season on Sept. 3 in Santa Maria. The Southern California Football Association announced schedules for each of the 37 Southern California teams this week. Game times …
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Don't Like California's High Speed Rail Plan? Then Stop Complaining and Fix It

Don't Like California's High Speed Rail Plan? Then Stop Complaining and Fix It
Obviously, a 15 minute addition to the travel time from LA to SF is worth it if it also connects the entire system to Las Vegas. Even someone who thinks Bakerfield, Fresno and the other cities … Anyone who takes Amtrak from LA to the Bay Area …
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Bakersfield duo show at Westminster dog show
Bakersfield resident Bryan Porter showed his Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Goose, at the Kennel Club of Riverside dog show in October 2015. There, the … Many of them, including Porter himself, travel to dog shows in RVs to eliminate hotel costs. Seeing …
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A Bible On Self Driving Cars: A New Revolution
They have run the long, southeastern route through Bakersfield at least six times. There were two engineers in the car at all times. The one in the back had a laptop and … The initiative involves building cars with additional Internet connectivity …
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Oilers defenseman Jordan Oesterle makes debut after call-up from Bakersfield

Oilers defenseman Jordan Oesterle makes debut after call-up from Bakersfield
Both teams return to action Thursday. The Oilers head to Los Angeles to face the Kings, and the Senators travel to Vancouver to play the Canucks. NOTES: Oilers defenseman Jordan Oesterle made his season debut after a recent call-up from Bakersfield of …
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Republican elite are shifting their thinking on Donald Trump: 'You know, this
Kevin McCarthy, the House Majority leader from Bakersfield, told MSNBC this week, giving Trump a 50% chance of grabbing the nomination. Rep. Duncan Hunter, an Alpine Republican, told Politico on Wednesday that he was supporting Trump, becoming …
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United Airlines cancels service between Bakersfield, Houston
A decline in oil-related business travel has prompted United Airlines to end flights between Bakersfield and Houston in early April, five years after the service launched. Local travel agents say the last flight from Bakersfield to Houston will be April 4.
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Lamont school board takes no action against uncredentialed administrator
The board was aware of his lack of credentials at the time, Superintendent Ricardo Robles said. Cantu earns $ 144,276 annually, not including a $ 300 monthly travel allowance, and was given a $ 19,276 pay raise in 2015 when the board renewed his contract.
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Robinson Delivers Walk-Off Heroics as the No. 12 Trojans Defeat North Dakota 7-6
Bakersfield Christian HS) at second to score the game-winning run in the top of the ninth. In another back-and-forth contest with the Fighting … The Trojans will be back in action on Tuesday, Feb. 23 as they travel to Loyola Marymount for a 6 p.m. PT …
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CSUB women tie school record, beat UTRGV
BAKERSFIELD, Calif.CSU Bakersfield tied the school Division I record for most three-pointers in a game as the Roadrunners defeated UT Rio Grande Valley 80-66 in Western Athletic Conference women's basketball action Saturday afternoon. On CSUB's senior …
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Vision up for a vote
“From here to Bakersfield nothing like this is being undertaken. … We know the demand is there for the project we are providing.” The so-called “Open Window Project,” first presented last … It also would be in synch with legal mandates for a new …
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Wolverines travel to Chicago State, UMKC
The Wolverines (12-13, 5-5 WAC) will travel to Chicago to see the Cougars (4-20, 2-8 WAC) on Thursday Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. MT in the Jones Convocation Center. UVU will then travel to Kansas City to see UMKC (9-14, 4-6 WAC) on Saturday in the Swinney …
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Section soccer playoff brackets announced

Section soccer playoff brackets announced
The Bucs are the only team from Kings County to earn a first round bye and will open postseason play in the Division VI quarterfinals (Feb. 18) against the winner of No. 7 Central Valley Christian and No. 10 Bakersfield Christian. Hanford is the No. 6 …
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WHO mulls pandemic threshold as flu cases near 13000
For travelers, the spread of swine flu around the globe has disrupted many travel plans. More than 2,000 passengers on a cruise ship in Australia found themselves grounded and asked to quarantine themselves for a week after eight passengers and a crew …
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BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics & people
Bud King wrote to weigh in on the scandal involving the Wounded Warrior Project, which is under fire for spending lavishly on retreats, dinners and travel. Said King: “After the Wounded Warriors Project article you posted, I checked into it and found …
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California dream a reality
The five teams, including Bakersfield, Stockton and San Jose, have a combined attendance average of 6,231, 9 percent above the league average of 5,723. (For comparison … That also helps to compensate for potential practice time lost by additional travel.
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The Hyperloop is coming this summer
By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN. Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 9:46 AM — updated 3 minutes … It was estimated to cost $ 10 billion and travel at 800 miles per hour (about 300 miles per hour faster than a plane). The hyperloop is “a low-pressure tube in which …
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New arrests connect ISIS to suspected terrorists in US
"They're saying do what you can where you are and the question becomes if we are going to see an uptick of attacks in the homeland because people are unable to travel to Syria and Iraq," Seamus said. It's a concern being monitored closely, and one of …
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Basketball league play ready to start

Basketball league play ready to start
Liberty and Bakersfield figure to provide Centennial's biggest competition in the league race, with Frontier, Stockdale and Garces also capable of springing an upset. The Southeast Yosemite … The Scots (11-5) travel to Foothill on Jan. 28 and the …
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CSUB men prove Uber-good at improvisation
CSUB went on to win 67-56. The bus problems were fixed, and it returned the travel party to the hotel after the game with no issues. The team had another delay Tuesday while returning to Bakersfield, an extra two-hour layover in Denver because of a …
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Lakers, minus Kobe, come back to beat Pelicans
The Pelicans travel to Sacramento to face the Kings on Wednesday. … Lakers F Kobe Bryant, who missed eight games this season due to injury or rest, was averaging 22.0 points on 47 percent shooting with 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds in previous games …
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Series of storms coming to a place near you
A string of winter storms are lining up to wet down Bakersfield and throw a blanket of snow across the mountains of Kern County over the next several days, with the biggest impact expected Tuesday. “They're forming in western China and pushing across …
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NMSU MEN'S BASKETBALL: Aggies turn focus to WAC play
8 in Rio Rancho. The Aggies-Wichita State matchup may be rescheduled after the Dec. 28 game was postponed due to NMSU not being able to get to Kansas because of winter weather travel delays. While NMSU is the defending … Plus teams like Grand Canyon …
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