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The gates opened early Thursday morning during Special Friends Day at the Kern County Fair.

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Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4:  Representative David Valadao says congress needs to step up on DACA, and Rita’s recommendations for the Kern County Fair. Catch The FIVE @ 4 every weekday at 4 p.m. on bakersfield.com.

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A Bakersfield man pled not guilty in federal court Thursday to charges related to conspiring with disgraced Bakersfield Police Department officers to sell drugs stolen from evidence lockers, according to U.S. Justice Department officials.

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KC The Bull the Kern County Fair mascot greets guest on the opening day of the Kern County Fair Wednesday. The fair will run through October 1, 2017.

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No, the world does not stop turning during the Kern County Fair. It might just seem that way to some people.

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The Bakersfield City Council voted on Wednesday to move forward with the process to ban all commercial cannabis activity in town. 

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Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Hear how the man who confessed to shooting Robert Limon to death felt about killing a father, why the Bakersfield City Council wants to stop medical marijuana sales in the city, and find out what amazing fair food you should enjoy at the Kern County Fair.

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Is Famous Dave’s in danger of becoming the next Elephant Bar? 

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Editor's note: This article begins a series on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The series will run leading up the Steadfast Bible Conference at Grace Bible Church on Oct. 6-7.

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Local author and artist Aliza McCracken will serve as guest speaker at the Ladies of the Lord (LOL) meeting on Saturday. The mission of the women's ministry at St. Philip's Church is to provide spiritual nourishment, companionship and support to women.

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A car wash seems to be the go-to for fundraising, but one coming up on Friday is a little different than the typical hand car wash in the school parking lot.

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With the fall semester underway at Bakersfield College, its culinary arts students at are hard at work at the on-campus restaurant Renegade Room, which opened Sept. 6.

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Those looking for a girls' night out before Thunder Down Under rocks the Fox at the end of the month should hit up the Boots & Bachelors Auction on Sept. 29.

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West High football has experienced some desperate times, so it's fitting that the Vikings' hot start has come in the form of desperate measures: a sophomore running back sensation who was an offensive lineman last year for the Vikings freshman team.

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In the opening segment of the Sept. 21 edition of BVarsity Live, co-hosts Zach Ewing and Trevor Horn in Zach's final show before he leaves The Californian on Friday, the two welcome in Centennial graduate and Milwaukee Brewers minor league pitcher of the year, Corbin Burnes.

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It rained in Bakersfield on Thursday, snow fell in the Sierra and hockey season is around the corner.

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