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It had been almost three years since Alec Daily’s last start to go at least five innings — which happened on March 31, 2015. But after two missed seasons recovering from Tommy John surgery, the Cal State Bakersfield pitcher put an exclamation point on his return this season with no-hitter th…

  • BY STEFANI DIAS sdias@bakersfield.com

Easter is coming and Jesus will rise as miraculously as the Parkerhouse rolls coming out of the oven for your holiday supper. Of course, if you're not in the mood to cook, plenty of local restaurants and businesses will make sure your family is fed.

  • BY ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com

"Fake news," President Trump said in December of a New York Times report that his relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was frayed to the point of breaking. March 13: Trump fires Tillerson and later tells reporters the move had been "a long time" in the making.

  • By CARA JACKSON cjackson@tehachapinews.com

After a more than 10-hour closure Friday, Highway 223 from Arvin to the intersection of Highway 58 reopened as of 2:25 p.m., said Caltrans District 6 public information officer Christian Lukens. 

  • The Bakersfield Californian

The axiom "the customer is always right" was never truer than at Amestoy's on the Hill. So when regular attendees of the annual Chile Verde Cook-off decried plans to move it away from the northeast bar, owner Mike Miller granted the event a stay.

  • BY STEFANI DIAS sdias@bakersfield.com

The last two times “Glamour Fatale: Battle of the Salons" came to Bakersfield, it was a multi-week extravaganza of hair and beauty competition. For this year's contest, it's thrown down the glitzy gauntlet, packing a fierce contest into one evening of spectacle.

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China's participation in the world economy has both lifted hundreds of millions of its own people out of poverty and benefited Americans by expanding access to consumer goods. China's stubborn adherence to mercantilism, though, is a real problem, both for the United States and for the Chines…

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I write you from the infusion room at a community hospital. I'm here not as a patient but as a driver and companion of an elderly friend being treated for cancer. Right now, he's attached to a chemo bag and snoozing. Let me share some observations.