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  • BY ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com

This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions — which may be edited for space — are answered here each Saturday by The Californian’s Robert Price.

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Building upon a week of exceptionally poor air quality due to stagnant atmospheric conditions and smoke from wildfires, the San Joaquin Valley could see gusty winds and localized blowing dust Friday night through Saturday evening, potentially worsening the region’s already poor air quality.

  • BY STEFANI DIAS sdias@bakersfield.com

Christmas is a time to bask in the warm glow of family and friends. It's also a time when everyone is exhausted after shopping for all those loved ones. If making a big holiday meal is not on your to-do list, you can turn to these restaurants who are serving Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or both.


The City of Bakersfield has its own mobile app, called Bakersfield Mobile. The app acts as a civic engagement platform for the residents of Bakersfield and provides a free and simple way to use your smartphone to report community problems, such as ugly graffiti, irritating pot holes, damaged…

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