The contract negotiation team of the Kern High School Teachers Association is bringing the issue of health and safety conditions back to the 2018-19 bargaining table amid a growing undercurrent of anger and frustration.

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Every Saturday at 4 p.m. for the last three years, Owen Law has driven his 2005 Saturn from his house near Old Farm Road and Olive Drive to the Wienerschnitzel on Coffee Road for dinner. The menu does not change. Law orders a chili dog, French fries and a small Pepsi.

I wholeheartedly agree with Judge David Lampe’s ruling in favor of Tastries Bakery owner Cathy Miller, which states, “For this court to force such compliance would do violence to the essentials of Free Speech guaranteed under the First Amendment.”

I haven't purchased any wedding cakes recently but a few months ago I did drop some major coin on an acre-sized, made-to-order monstrosity from a prominent local bakery. Selecting its flavor and design was not unlike the process of ordering a hoagie at a deli: turkey, provolone, jalapeños an…

We have been watching “The Crown.” Just when you think you’ve had your fill of English period pieces about rich English people who don’t know a pot from a pan or cannot fathom how they can live without an under butler, along comes “The Crown.” The Netflix series covers the life of Queen Eliz…

In a studio space steps above a local coffee shop, creative small business owners gathered to attend a workshop. The light-filled space felt like a temporary clubhouse for women during the two-day workshop that took place Jan. 26-27. The hosts had laid out snacks perfectly: corner-dipped cho…

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A couple weeks ago we were on the Second Avenue subway waiting for a train. A man wearing a black fedora was sitting on the pavement, his back against a wide, concrete column. He was playing the guitar and in front of him was a plastic jar stuffed with $1s, $5s and change.

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“There is in the soul of a child an impenetrable secret that is gradually revealed as it develops …. With a spirit of sacrifice and enthusiasm we must go in search, like those who travel to foreign lands and tear up mountains in their search for hidden gold.” 

I started doing yoga again. Not only have I become a better person but I feel as if I am developing an understanding of my body. I understand this: My body is stiff. If I were wood, you could build a house with me.

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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.