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A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
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Today city crews began work on two road reconstruction projects that will affect traffic between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For the next two weeks, traffic on Truxtun Avenue between Chester Avenue and T Street will have lane closures.
One of the worst calumnies flung at the California high speed rail project is that by starting in the Central Valley, the state is building a "train to nowhere."
The Kern County Coroner's Office released the identity of the woman killed in a train collision on July 23. According to the coroner's office, Sheila Peterson Evans, 62, of Bakersfield, was killed by a train at a crossing on Tehachapi Boulevard near Lehigh Cement at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23. The coroner's office said the cause ... (more)
Sales of pomegranates have increased in recent years at a pace of 20% annually and total shipments for 2014 are projected to exceed 6 million 25-pound cartons, Tom Tjerandsen, manager of the Sonoma-based Pomegranate Council, said a news release.
The BFD said that at around 12:44 a.m. on Sunday, dispatchers were called to 1024 E. Planz Road to a report of a house fire.
Retired drag racer Shirley Shahan -- whose moniker was "The Drag-On-Lady" -- has been inducted into the Mopar Hall of Fame.
Russ Heimerich of the Department of Consumer Affairs said that the bouncer involved in the beating at Sandrini's bar shouldn't of been issued a license due to the fact that he had a violent felony conviction on his record.
Shiprock's Tse Bit'a'i Middle School teachers Sharon Diassan and Ramsey Felis were seriously injured in a July 8 crash on Calif.
Engineering services firm AECOM may receive more money for its efforts with the Golden Hills Sanitation Company should the Kern County Board of Supervisors approve an item on its consent agenda for the July 29 2 p.m. board meeting in Bakersfield.
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Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:49 am
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