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  • BY MIKE GRIFFITH mgriffith@bakersfield.com

Edmonton Oilers Vice President of Hockey Operations Craig MacTavish met with around 100 Condor season tickets holders before Friday night’s game and promised one thing: That the team would be playing with energy.

  • BY ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com

This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions — which may be edited for space — are answered here each Saturday by The Californian’s Robert Price.

  • BY STEFANI DIAS sdias@bakersfield.com

Bakersfield is no stranger to combining fundraisers and food. As we've said before, the community's giving heart is as big as its insatiable appetite. With that in mind, here are some upcoming ways to give and grub.

  • BY HERB BENHAM hbenham@bakersfield.com

Every so often, and probably not often enough, we are reminded that life is short, fragile and wildly unpredictable and it behooves us to embrace it with all the ferocity that we can muster.

  • BY NICK STROBEL For The Californian

Last Saturday, I attended a talk by a “numerical relativist” who told us about his group’s work on simulating Einstein’s general theory of relativity with supercomputers. The goal is to understand what happens when super-compact objects merge such as black holes and neutron stars. It was one…

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com

The three Cal State Bakersfield wrestlers that moved onto the second day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, Ohio all had their seasons end on Friday with one day of competition to go.

  • BY RICK KREISER For The Californian

Phil Keaggy is perhaps one of the most admired guitarists in music today. His fans range from those who aspire just to be able to play Keaggy's mistakes, to professional musicians who have been strongly influenced by his style. In between are those who don't play guitar, yet find solace in h…

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The use of a military-grade Russian nerve agent in an attack inside Britain shows that Western governments are failing to deter the regime of Vladimir Putin from increasingly audacious acts of aggression. The British government's conclusion that it is "highly likely" that Russia carried out …