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A 24-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of firearm and gang charges after a loaded gun was found during a search of his north Bakersfield residence, police said. 

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TBC asked its readers to share their clear, cloudy and stormy skies photos. Here are a the submissions. Now we're asking you to share your CSUB basketball spirit. Show your support with the "Cheer on the Runners" poster or by wearing blue and yellow. Send your photos to photos@bakersfield.co…

  • BY DANNY MORRISON For The Californian
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We tried. You told us to stop whining and give the ol' Trumpster a try. We did. You told us that he wasn't a regular politician and was coming to "drain the swamp." He didn't. You told us that if he fails, we all fail. Nonsense.

  • BY STEFANI DIAS sdias@bakersfield.com
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Next week, the Arts Council of Kern will kick off the third annual Kern County Plein Air Festival. Seventeen artists will take part, including returning painter and Bakersfield native Keith Wicks. In advance of the festival, Wicks will be in town this weekend conducting a two-day oil/acrylic…

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We need Rep.Kevin McCarthy, consummate politician that he is, to bring Donald Trump up to speed on the ways of Washington. He needs to tell the president not to be surprised by the slow confirmation process of his cabinet. By campaigning as a populist, but governing as a plutocrat, there was…

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Democrats want President Trump impeached, but how about Gov. Jerry Brown? He thinks the proverbial cart should lead the horse." Our dams are aging, levees and weirs desperately need repairs, our highways are in dire need of repair, yet Brown plunges ahead with unnecessary projects like his h…

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Initially I was for the high-speed rail project, thinking that it would create needed jobs. After all, many developed countries have had these systems operational for years. I have since turned against the rail system for many reasons, not the least of which are the many cost overruns that h…

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"We're not taking any official positions," said Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. "I'm going to encourage them to vote for their constituents." How lucky are people in North Carolina to be represented by a congressman like him! What about the 23rd District of California? Do we have someone represent…

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