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  • 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 HERB BENHAM hbenham@bakersfield.com

Three times a week, I take the dogs for a walk. A walk, if you can call it a walk. The “walk” includes leashes, collars and a sweatpants’ pocketful of plastic, newspaper bags. The only thing lacking is the brisk, walking portion of it.

  • BY JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com

Cal State Bakersfield head baseball coach Jeremy Beard’s phone and the phones in CSUB’s development and special events department have been constantly ringing since the Roadrunners announced Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman and National League Rookie of the Year Cody Bellinger as the headli…

  • BY NICK STROBEL For The Californian

The end of this month, Jan. 31, will be a special day for those who are up in the pre-dawn hours. We’ll have a “blue moon," “supermoon" and a total lunar eclipse — a triple header that last happened in 1866. 

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  • The Bakersfield Californian

On the occasion of the anniversary of his first full year in office, local fans and foes weigh in on the president’s interesting first year as leader of the free world. We wanted to know: What are your thoughts on Donald Trump's first year as president?

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After leaving office, President Ronald Reagan created the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to recognize individuals who have fought to spread liberty worldwide. Nancy Reagan continued the tradition after her husband's death, and in 2008 she bestowed the honor on human rights icon Natan Sharansky,…

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