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Bakersfield, California is located in Kern County. Zip codes in Bakersfield, CA include 93308, 93307, and 93306. The median home price in Bakersfield is $247,000 which is roughly $117/per square foot. More Bakersfield information.

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Livermore Listed #9 on 'Best Cities for Mild Weather Lovers' List

Livermore was recently named on WalletHub's 2014 list of "Best Cities for Mild Weather Lovers."


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tehachapi News

Public meeting regarding Kern Transit tonight at

An informational meeting has been set for Monday, July 21 at the Tehachapi Veterans Hall, 125 East "F" St., regarding changes to the Kern Regional Transit system.


Five people arrested after downtown beating

A bouncer at a local bar is under arrest, along with four other men, and all are being accused of beating a man in a downtown Bakersfield alley.


Crime drops in Bakersfield compared to last year

Statistics show overall crime dropped nearly 10% over the past six months compared to last year, the City of Bakersfield said in a report Monday.


Sys-Con Media

Bakersfield Heart Hospital Announces Outpatient Wound Healing Program

Poor circulation, infection, diabetes and injuries can cause open wounds that are difficult to heal.



Op-ed: All Gay People Are Screwed Up and It's OK

My boyfriend was sent to conversion camp. An ex was beaten by his gay-hating father and brothers on a regular basis.


Radio Ink

Blake Does it All in Fresno

Cumulus has promoted Blake Taylor to PD of KMJ- 580 AM and KMJ 105.9 FM in Fresno.


Car crashes into sushi restaurant

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A scary moment after a woman loses control of her Tesla and ends up inside Shogun Sushi restaurant.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Early Report for July 20th, 2014: Part One

If you like Chaplin you will absolutely love Keaton, who is widely acknowledged for being one of the greatest directors of all time, a great screen legend and one of our finest actors, as well as one of the three top comedians in silent era Hollywood, and a true pioneer for the independent filmmaker; producing, controlling and owning his films.


Chico Enterprise-Record

David Little: We need a scapegoat for this drought

Mother Nature is just not a convenient enough target. We need real people. They're handing out $500 tickets now.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

High-bidding farmers battle in water auctions

Rumors drifted across the parched Central Valley that a bidding war for water might push auction prices as high as $3,000 an acre-foot, up from $60 in a normal year.


Neighbors concerned over dangerous intersection

Neighbors in northwest Bakersfield are still shaken up after a trailer plowed right into a home while family members sat inside.


3 people arrested, 2 in hospital after shooting

Three people, including a man who shot his own daughter, are behind bars and two more are in the hospital following a fight in East Bakersfield, according to deputies from the Kern County Sheriff's Office.


Man gets life for fatal shooting of 2-year-old

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield man has been sentenced to life in prison for the deadly shooting of a 2-year old girl Thirty-year-old Anthony Chacon was found guilty last month of first degree murder; along with a charge of attempted murder in a shooting two years ago.


Brett Clark joins Marcos Austin as head wrestling coaches at Bakersfield College

Photo of Brett Clark from Mira Monte HS; Bakersfield College logo and Marcus Austin photo courtesy of Bakersfield College, used with permission Photo of Brett Clark from Mira Monte HS; Bakersfield College logo and Marcus Austin photo courtesy of Bakersfield College, used with permission Bakersfield College has hired Brett Clark as one of two head ... (more)


Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Valley patients caught in Medi-Cal enrollment backlog

More than 19,500 people in the central San Joaquin Valley are caught in a statewide backlog of unprocessed Medi-Cal applications that officials are working to resolve in the next six weeks.


New climate change tool says most U.S. cities will be as hot as Texas or Florida

An interactive climate change tool has just been released in a new report by a research and journalism organization.


KERN-AM Bakersfield

First Look w/ Scott Cox

First Look with Scott Cox is a joint venture between American General Media's Newstalk 1180 KERN and The Bakersfield Californian.


Merced Sun-Star

Trains, classic rides a perfect combination

We just took a five-day trip to San Diego on Amtrak and much of my time was spent looking out the window of the speeding coach in hopes of seeing antique cars and trucks.


Thu Jul 17, 2014

Rail PAC

The San Joaquins: California's Overnight Trains?

Many would love to be able to catch a train in the evening and wake up near their destination from one end of California to the next.



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