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Emmanuel Lutheran on Baker Street is pleased to introduce its new pastor, Rev. Dawn Wilder, to the community. She was raised in the Midwest, educated there and in California, and brings a multitude of skills from the diverse fields of education, missionary work and ministry.

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In today's edition of the TBC Five@4, we detail new charges against John Giumarra III, examine sinkholes old and new and check out a new update on soaring Valley Fever rates.

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Bakersfield city crews began repairing the sinkhole that opened up on Truxtun Avenue at the BNSF railroad overcrossing Thursday.

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The Bakersfield City Council unanimously voted to begin the process to increase water rates by 41 percent over the next two years in addition to tackling several other items Wednesday.

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The supporters came out strong. So did the opponents.

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An 80-year-old dementia patient fell from his bed and died at Valley Convalescent Hospital in February, something a state public health investigation determined this month came as a direct result of poor care at that facility.

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Two more victims of the Kern River, missing for weeks, were identified Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths in the Kern River this year to 10.

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In today's edition of the TBC Five@4, the county board of supervisors takes on the Killer Kern, a local convalescent hospital is in big trouble and we take a look at the city council's important night ahead. Plus, a local business was recognized at Comic-Con.

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There’s a fascinating history to the building that is home to the new Tony’s Firehouse Grill & Pizza. Back in the '80s the Mesa Marin racetrack was where the softball fields are today, and it was a hot draw on the weekends. J.C. Scott’s was probably the most popular high-end restaurant o…

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How do you get a photograph that depicts the essence of cycling? To get a shot that shows what it's really like to be pedaling hard, going fast and flying free, just standing on the side of the road snapping a photo of someone else having all the fun wasn't going to cut it for artist Joe Fik…

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It's not often everyday folks find themselves in a serendipitous moment but in the life of an artist it's far more likely. That's just what happened to Diego Gutierrez Monterrubio, who recently launched a new line of apparel with VIDA design collaborative out of San Francisco.

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Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel might not have the same brand-name recognition of an Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but the sold-out status of his show Thursday at the Crystal Palace shows he’s far from being unknown.

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These three canines at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever home. Can you help?

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Those of us of a certain, shall we say, vintage, have some idea of what Duke Ellington meant when he said in his song, "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing." But how do you communicate the concept of "swing" to someone who doesn't know anything about swing music?

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Tony’s finest moment may have been the day he caught a jack rabbit in the shop. Former Californian reporter Gretchen Wenner had had her car towed in after breaking down on I-5 in the middle of way-out-there.

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About 25 years ago, when I went to film a hunt in Canada for the first time, my guide Brent mentioned to me that he had heard that there was "no limit" Canada goose hunting in New Zealand. For all the years since that time, I had thought about trying to arrange a hunt in the so-called "Down …

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Could a Bakersfield Condor be playing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea in February?

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CHICAGO — While the Chicago White Sox are looking to the future as their top prospect made his debut with the club, the Los Angeles Dodgers are just fine in the present.

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