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GoFundMe account setup for Bakersfield boy who was hit on a bike
Top Stories – Trending Now. Donald Trump coming to Bakersfield – 23ABC News · KCSO: Man hurt, suspect wanted in Lamont shooting – 23ABC News · McFarland PD arrest man after over 8 Kilos of methamphetamine seized on traffic stop – 23ABC News …
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Gun store owners call burglary attempt 'industrial-strength stupid'
A Kern County sheriff's deputy enters Second Amendment Sports on Rosedale Highway Monday afternoon following the arrest of two suspected gang members and a juvenile Sunday morning who, according to officials, were attempting to burglarize the …
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BPD investigating baby's death at motel
At about 9:18 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the motel after getting a report of a baby not breathing, a Bakersfield Police Department news release said. Officers found a 3-week-old infant not breathing and they and medical personnel performed CPR …
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Bakersfield sound will live on
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Ryan Coulter is the lead singer for Truxton Mile. He grew up listening to Merle Haggard with his grandfather, and said his grandfather's favorite artists, quickly became his favorite artist. "He's a relatable artist. So no matter …
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UVU softball: Utah Valley drops twin bill, series to Bakersfield
Utah Valley University softball's comeback attempt fell short in Saturday's nightcap as UVU dropped both ends of a WAC doubleheader to CSU Bakersfield by scores 7-1 and 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Roadrunner Softball Complex in Bakersfield.
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Country Music Legend Merle Haggard dies at 79
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Country music legend, and Oildale native, Merle Haggard has passed away on his birthday. He was 79 years old. A life-long friend of Haggard confirmed the news to 23ABC and added that country music icon passed away Wednesday …
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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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3 more candidates line up for Bakersfield mayor race

3 more candidates line up for Bakersfield mayor race
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — At least three more candidates say they want the job of Bakersfield mayor, taking papers out for the June election. On Thursday, former Kern County Supervisor Karen Goh took that action, as well as Bakersfield …
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Edmonton Oilers call up Bakersfield D-man Jordan Oesterle
Defenceman Jordan Oesterle is up from Bakersfield, where he's been very consistent for the AHL Condors, but a relative unknown for general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Todd McLellan, new to the scene this year. They want to get a read on the very …
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Cal State Bakersfield tops Texas-Rio Grande Valley 70-57
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Kevin Mays scored 18 points and corralled 13 rebounds as Cal State Bakersfield defeated Texas-Rio Grande Valley 70-57 on Saturday night, clinching the second-seed into next month's Western Athletic Conference tournament.
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Woman killed in east Bakersfield shooting
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A woman was killed in a shooting Monday night in east Bakersfield. The shooting happened around 8:40 p.m. near South Tulare and East 7th streets, police said. Officers found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot …
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Garces, BHS and Bakersfield Christian highlight first-round action
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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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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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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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