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Yard sale purchase yields trove of military medals

BY STEVEN MAYER smayer@bakersfield.com

Laura Pereyra was happy. She'd snagged a shadow box at a yard sale in southwest Bakersfield for less than $2. Read more

News

Worth noting: Lane closures announced for next week

Intermittent nighttime lane closures have been scheduled for next week on Highway 58 between Highway 99 and Union Avenue, as well as on Hig… Read more

SOUND OFF: How dare we presume Trump had no goals for Helsinki?

Reader: Are you out of your minds to run this on the front page of the paper? And as the section-front headline ("Trump heads to Putin summ… Read more

BPD gets $98K grant to address alcohol-related crime

The Bakersfield Police Department has received a $98,000 grant to fight alcohol-related crime from the California Alcoholic Beverage Contro… Read more

Three arrested in homicide case

Three men have been arrested in connection with a homicide last week. Read more

Bakersfield College's Summer Bridge program eases transition to higher education

Moving from high school to college can be scary and stressful, but Bakersfield College is trying to make the transition a bit easier for in… Read more

Judge issues gag order in Perez's conflict case; MALDEF asks AG to investigate DA

Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez's court date on two misdemeanor charges is still more than two months away, but the legal maneuvering … Read more

DA announces no charges for two Tehachapi officers involved in 2017 shooting of unarmed man

No charges will be filed against two Tehachapi Police Department officers who shot an unarmed man on May 24, 2017, Kern County District Att… Read more

Sports

Win or lose, cheers or jeers, Robby Sawyer enjoys IMCA competition

No doubt about it, Robby Sawyer is a polarizing figure. Read more

BC football’s Ortiz, Roberson taking early leadership roles to avoid pitfalls of 2017

Bakersfield College football’s two speedster stars on the offensive end, running back Elisha Ortiz and receiver Cameron Roberson, each have… Read more

Coming Sunday: The Dome's last event — and it's free!

The Bakersfield Dome will host one final event Sunday night: a free pro wrestling show. Read more

Obituaries

Cypriano Rocha

Cypriano Rocha Read more

William Thoms

William A. Thoms Read more

Dolores Mccoy

Dolores Mae (Foster) McCoy Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Take me home! Dogs available for adoption

These four dogs at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever homes. Can you help? Read more

Coming Sunday: The Dome's last event — and it's free!

The Bakersfield Dome will host one final event Sunday night: a free pro wrestling show. Read more

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