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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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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
Bakersfield, CA. © 2016 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. © 2016 KBAK | Portions are © 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed. KBAK CBS 29 and KBFX Fox58 are the news leaders …
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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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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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Bakersfield police: Stabbing at Rosedale, Calloway between motorcycle clubs
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police said a man was stabbed Tuesday afternoon at Rosedale Highway and Calloway Drive. Bakersfield Police say the stabbing occurred during a fight between members of two rival "motorcycle clubs." According to a …
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Liberty tops Bakersfield in double overtime
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo.(For — Liberty trailed the Bakersfield Lady Lions by two points with 15 seconds left in regulation. It looked as though the Lady Eagles might succumb to the slight deficit they held for most of the contest.
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Man killed in shooting with Bakersfield police identified
According to BPD, Bishop has been a Bakersfield police officer for eight months, but has more than nine years of experience in law enforcement. Sergeant Gary Carruesco said, "He's still in the interview process. He's on paid administrative leave, which …
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