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The 2017 Kern County Fair has broken its own attendance record.

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Jan awakened the household last Friday morning with a terse, “Get up! Time to evacuate!” Her voice told me this was no joke. As our household assembled downstairs – daughter Alex and her family of five, plus Jan and me and our two dogs -- the phone rang and it was an updated advisory.

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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting CCW license applications online.

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Coming up on today’s TBC Five @ 4… Crosswalk issue at a crossroad, what needs to happen now as Governor Brown makes college free for first year students, and how you can help widows of fallen officers while doing lunch. Catch The FIVE @ 4 every weekday at 4 p.m. on bakersfield.com.

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It looks like the people fighting to keep pedestrian access across 24th Street will get their way, even if it's not exactly the way they envisioned it.

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When more than 2,000 people participate in the Bakersfield Heart Walk this weekend, it will be easy to see just a large crowd. But everyone there is walking for a reason. Each person has a story of how heart disease and stroke has affected their lives.

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It's hard to have an event in October without a little Halloween creeping in, but for something like Hart Park After Dark, it works spookily well.

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Last week I was at a national planetarium conference in St. Louis. One of the invited talks was about the New Horizon mission to Pluto (and beyond!) by one of the scientists involved in mapping the minerals and ices on Pluto and Charon one of its moons. He shared many amazing pictures. Putti…

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Morgan Burnard requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of her daughter Lemon to Lincoln, the son of Vaun Thygerson, Saturday, the twenty-first of October, two thousand seventeen at 11 o'clock in the morning.

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You don't have to travel to another continent to see pharaohs, queens and pyramids.

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Driving along Highway 99, one may zoom past moments of the daily life of farmworkers, who dot the agricultural fields, harvesting crops that feed the nation.

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A few weeks ago, the printer at home stopped working. I am the IT man in our house, which sounds good but it isn’t. Dante’s description about the entrance of hell also applies to me being the IT man: “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.”

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There are no jerseys of former greats hanging in the rafters of the Icardo Center, just several championship banners for different sports behind one side of the court. The other side is left bare.

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In the sport of tennis at the high school level in Bakersfield, it’s common to see two friends go against each other on the courts.

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