Bakersfield Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Bakersfield Sound Pioneer Red Simpson DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 |

    Simpson, 81, passed away at a hospital in Bakersfield, California, weeks after suffering a heart attack while on tour in December . Born Joseph Simpson in Arizona, his family moved to Bakersfield when he was a child and he wrote his first song at the age of 14. He was discovered performing at a local club by Fuzzy Owen and invited to become the piano player at his Wagon Wheel venue in Lamont, where he met Buck Owens .


  2. Red Simpson: An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 |

    He doesn't have the country music household name recognition of Buck Owens and Merle Haggard , but Red Simpson , who died Friday at 81, is positioned right behind them, at least in terms of the Bakersfield Sound style exemplified by Owens and Haggard. "There's no question that Buck Owens and Merle Haggard are the two most important artists to have emerged from the Bakersfield scene.


  3. Designer Bathroom IdeasRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2016 | Villager Austin

    For many, decorating a rest room is low on their priority list. Generally the tiles and the bathroom suite were not chosen by us but arrived ready set up marble tile bathroom Hialeah FL in our Bakersfield CA marble floor tile home or condominium and we have to reside with them.


  4. Red Simpson, Pioneer of Bakersfield...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 |

    Red Simpson , whose entire chart identity was built on truck songs, died Friday in Bakersfield, California, at the age of 81 following complications of a heart attack. Born Joseph Simpson in Higley, Arizona, on March 6, 1934 and raised in Bakersfield, he was instrumental in creating the flashy, high-octane "Bakersfield sound" that made stars of such artists as Buck Owens and Merle Haggard.


  5. Area wrestlers look to duplicate successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Section division title, was fifth in the Masters tournament and 18th at the CIF State Championships in Bakersfield. Twelve of the boys wrestlers were SCAC champions and five of them advanced to state. The girls program did well, too, as Ricki Liang ...


  6. Joyce GoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Tehachapi News

    ... 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at Greenlawn Cemetery, located off of Panorama Drive at 3700 River Blvd., in Bakersfield.


  7. 'I'm going to believe that she's somewhere...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... in early November, Laura Bromet said, and her sister, without a phone, hit the road with him, bound for Bakersfield, Calif. Five days later when Nancy Bromet used Cruz's phone to call her father, she did not say where she was. Jerry Bromet told his ...


  8. Whicker: Trojans outmuscled by Badgers in Holiday BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    ... pick out somebody to get the ball. That, of course, is a layup for the former point guard at Centennial High in Bakersfield. Stave then left during the next drive after being cleated in the face. Backup Bart Houston couldn't move the Badgers, ...


  9. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    ... Following CVB's set, Lowery will take the stage with his other group, Cracker, whose 2014 album 'Berkeley to Bakersfield' reunited Cracker's original lineup of Davey Faragher, Michael Urbano, Johnny Hickman and Lowery. The record showcased the ...


  10. UC Davis scientists and regional farmers want to bring back the beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 |

    ... have been planting native, drought-tolerant plants at 17 farm sites between Chico and Lost Hills, near Bakersfield. The hope, he said, is to build up wild-bee numbers and reduce farmers' dependence on domesticated honeybees, populations of which ...


  11. Figure hanging from tree lights up social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 |

    ... motivated, but others say if you take a closer look it's clearly decorations that are left up from Halloween. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Facebook post showing what looked like a person hanging from a tree started a firestorm on social media. In ...


  12. Area roundup: Palma wins Gold Division at Aptos InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Monterey County Herald

    Aptos >> Jabari Bouyea scored 22 points, grabbed four rebounds, dealt three assists and stole the ball three times as Palma held off Half Moon Bay 42-40 to win the Gold Division of the Aptos Invitational. >> The Carmel Padres rode a 29-point, five-assist effort by John Stivers to a victory over East Bakersfield in the consolation finals of the Atascadero Holiday Tournament.


  13. Rainbow Wahine defeat CSU BakersfieldRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The University of Hawaii women's basketball team went into the paint to pull away from CSU Bakersfield 65-55 today at the Icardo Center in Bakersfield, Calif. UH post players Kalei Adolpho, Megan Huff and Connie Morris combined for 32 points on 15-for-20 shooting and the Rainbow Wahine completed a sweep of their three-game holiday season road trip.


  14. Hit songwriter to open for Patsy Cline tribute show in Apple Valley Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... become a full-time musician and songwriter. He made a name for himself during the 1940s and '50s playing on the Bakersfield music scene with his group The Valley Rhythm Boys. That gig led to being offered a job as band leader for Buck Owens in 1962. ...


  15. Mena s College Basketball: College of the Redwoods takes on Ca ada College in final non-league gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Times-Standard

    ... season until the Skyline Tournament against Gavilan and host Skyline following a first-round loss to a now 10-3 Bakersfield. Contrary to their overall record, the Corsairs boast the California Community College Athletic Association's No. 2 offense, ...


  16. Small plane crashes into Alaska building, killing at least 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... family of five on their way to a holiday party died when their private plane crashed in an almond orchard near Bakersfield, California, a family member said Monday. Jason Thomas Price, his wife Olga Dahlan, their two daughters, ages 9 and 10, and ...


  17. Seventeen organizations use HPN's software suit of care coordination toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Medical News

    ... to move to full risk. None were able to do what 'QHMO' could do," said Carol Sorel, Chief Operating Officer of Bakersfield Family Medical Group, in Bakersfield, California. "The other applications were either far too cumbersome, or simply were ...


  18. Less crime doesn't mean fewer killings by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | WPTV Local News

    ... and Philadelphia all have crime rates in the top 15 and rates of killings by police in the bottom seven. Bakersfield, California; Long Beach, California; and Aurora, Colorado, all have violence rates in the bottom 20 and rates of killings by police ... 1 comment

  19. Police name suspect in fatal shooting at casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... was questioned Friday but cleared after numerous tips came in from the public. Police say Campos shot retired Bakersfield, Calif., police Officer Frank Pascua, carjacked a witness and fled Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino at about 9 p.m. Thursday. ...


  20. $5,000 Reward Offered in Wild Horse Pass KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 |

    ... John Campos Sr. is armed and extremely dangerous. He's believed to have gunned down Frank Pascua, a retired Bakersfield, Cal. police officer, in the parking lot outside the hotel and casino on the Gila River Indian Community just south of Phoenix. ...


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