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Intermittent nighttime lane closures have been scheduled for next week on Highway 58 between Highway 99 and Union Avenue, as well as on Highway 99 between Ming Avenue and Wilson Road.

Built in 1940, the roughly 2,000-seat venue known as The Dome is set to be demolished after its pending sale to Florida-based The GEO Group. The 15,000-square-foot building at 2201 V St. is rich in history, having hosted countless boxing, pro wrestling and musical events. Its final event, a …

Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard is hosting a free pet adoption fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, Lake Isabella and Mojave.

The stolen White Oaks Florist van was found on Union Avenue Thursday night, the floral shop announced on Facebook at about 10 p.m. Thursday.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit seized 21 pounds and 12 ounces of methamphetamine from a residence on the 2400 block of Paradise Point Place on Thursday.

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Over the past year, a fight over water has quietly simmered behind the scenes in Sacramento and throughout the Central Valley. The stakes couldn’t be higher as the outcome will have widespread implications for residents and water rights holders statewide.