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  • BY KELLY ARDIS kardis@bakersfield.com

For last year's first national Women's March, Kimberly Kirchmer arranged for buses to take people from Bakersfield to the march in Los Angeles, where around 750,000 people took to the streets for women's rights. When she asked L.A. organizers if she could arrange another caravan for this yea…

  • By Justin Salters

If there is one thing I hear most often when talking to friends and neighbors in Bakersfield, it is a belief that our city’s best days lie ahead. There’s a growing community of residents — young and old[er], lifers and transplants — who share a vision for a better Bakersfield.

  • Josh Dawsey and Robert Costa The Washington Post

President Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield were alone in the presidential suite on Air Force One, flying east toward Washington in early October, when the president reached for a handful of Starbursts, the fruit-flavored, box-shaped chewy candies.

  • BY HERB BENHAM hbenham@bakersfield.com

Recently, it was Wool Growers for dinner. I assume most people in town have been to Wool Growers, but given that it is perched on East 19th Street, the East part may scare some off. If “East” deters, then they might be unfamiliar with the bustling hub of restaurants in east Bakersfield that …

  • BY STEVEN MAYER smayer@bakersfield.com

Anyone who has lived a few decades in Bakersfield knows that the city's fog problem isn't what it used to be. As sprawling urbanization has paved over more land, and drought has sucked moisture from the soil, the number of school fog delays and closures have been in serious decline — especia…

Readers submitted their photos of the animals they spotted in Kern County, and TBC wanted to share them with you. TBC wants to see more of your photos of Kern County. Send your images to photos@bakersfield.com with a caption. They will appear in a photo gallery online, and we will do our bes…

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Sunday’s Bakersfield Californian Opinion page had many people asking, "Where is Kevin McCarthy?" Writers wanted to know when Kevin was going to address the vulgar remark made by Donald Trump at a meeting that Kevin attended. Letter writers asked Kevin when will he addressing a multitude of i…

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