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After weeks of speculation, it's now confirmed. Trout's nightclub, the iconic Oildale honky-tonk on North Chester Avenue, is up for sale. Not only that, the hunt is on for the Trout's sign, which Thomas Rockwell, the longtime operator of the bar, said on Facebook recently he was repairing an…

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Bakersfield attorney Benjamin Greene, 48, died Tuesday after running a 5K race sponsored by the Bakersfield Track Club in 107-degree heat. Many on Facebook are asking why the race was held at all when local and state public health agencies were advising people to stay out of the heat, and li…

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The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter-bomber. Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria. Russia threatens to attack coalition aircraft west of the Euphrates. What is going on?

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The footage is grainy, black and white and it doesn’t even fill up a full-size video player on most smartphones and computers.

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Bakersfield High principal David Reese gave The Californian a first-hand tour of the continued construction at Griffith Field with a new all-weather track, new grass and plenty of state-of-the-art facilities that will be in place for the home opener on Sept. 29 versus Ridgeview.

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