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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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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2 enter race for mayor of Bakersfield, more expected to run
Robinson is employed as a technician with AT&T and operates a community faith-based theater company. A graduate of Bakersfield High School, Robinson said he later attended UCLA and graduated from a paralegal program at the school, studying law.
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Regional Mexican artist stops by Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – It's not every day a Grammy award-winning artist stops by Bakersfield. But on Thursday, Regional Mexican Musician, Ramon Ayala, held a meet-and-greet for his fans. He's known as Mexico's "King of the Accordion." "He's the greatest.
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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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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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FIRST LOOK: League of Dreams aims to increase adaptive sports programs

FIRST LOOK: League of Dreams aims to increase adaptive sports programs
Ten years after its establishment, Matthews stated Bakersfield's League of Dreams has taken off. The organization is currently serving around 500 people a year, she said, with around 300 hundred in per sport, each season. This year, Matthews told …
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Downtown Street Ambassadors comes to Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A new program is coming to Bakersfield with the goal of changing lives and changing downtown. It's called the Downtown Street Ambassadors Program – created by a collaboration of groups, including the Downtown …
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Bakersfield man concerned about syringes in vacant field
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Dozens of syringes turned up in the big, vacant field near Jack Sheahan's house, and he was upset. The Rosedale man said he's been worried for years about trash blown into the field, and tumbleweeds that blow off it, …
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Eagles of Death Metal performs in Paris for attack survivors

Eagles of Death Metal performs in Paris for attack survivors
A crowd waits outside the Olympia music hall the Eagles of Death Metal's concert, in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. Survivors of November's deadly Paris attacks opened up to a French terrorism commission ahead of a highly charged Paris concert by …
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Original 1929 Oscar cast to make statuettes awarded in 2016
In this Jan. 5, 2016 photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to give the Oscar statuette seen here in Brooklyn, N.Y., their striking appearance, all surfaces have to be perfect. Gold plating is only one micron thick and would …
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Priyanka Chopra signs on to play 'Baywatch' villain
People's Choice Awards 2016 held at the Microsoft Theatre L.A. Live – Arrivals Featuring: Priyanka Chopra Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 06 Jan 2016 Credit: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN.com. wenn23390977.jpg · wenn23337642.jpg …
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Local community things to know and do for the Pasadena area for February 16, 2016
The film delves into the tragic personal history of a truly exceptional performer, while exploring the music scene he helped to build through archival footage, rare photos, and a soundtrack highlighting the Bakersfield sound that forever changed the …
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Young gun comes to Guitar Masters series
What happens when your dreams start coming true at the tender age of 17? That's exactly what happened to Australian guitarist Joe Robinson, who won “Australia's Got Talent” — and a quarter of a million dollars. “I'm still pinching myself sometimes …
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SUV crashes into SW Bakersfield home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Several homes were evacuated in southwest Bakersfield early Saturday morning after an SUV crashed into a home and hit a gas line. Police said the SUV crashed into a home in the 4600 block of Norseman Street.
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Bakersfield City Council votes on fireworks restrictions
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Bakersfield City Council passed two proposals Wednesday concerning the use of fireworks. The first proposal will impose a $ 1,000 administrative fee for anyone using illegal fireworks, which passed by a 6-1 vote.
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Come see for free: No admission at BMoA through March

Come see for free: No admission at BMoA through March
For its 60th anniversary year, the Bakersfield Museum of Art wants there to be no impediment for potential visitors, not even the $ 8 price of admission. And so with the help of several donors, everyone gets in free, at least through the end of March …
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He turns old books into new works of art
Mike Stilkey with “A Day Of Celebration,” created for a show at Bakersfield Museum of Art. Mike Stilkey uses stacks of old books as his canvases, making small portraits and giant sculptural installations. His 10-year retrospective at the Orange County …
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In New Rep's 'Mary,' a grieving mother who speaks for herself
But it's not an artist's duty to affirm the beliefs of the faithful, and in any case “The Testament of Mary'' is neither sensationalistic nor disrespectful to Mary. On the contrary, Toibin's overall moral seriousness is palpable, … by Jim Petosa and …
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