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Kelley Butler's dad came home one day in 1969 and announced to his family that he bought a Tilt-A-Whirl and that the family was moving from Minnesota to California to work a fair.
I suspect there is a lot that Jeannie Burton, fair concessions supervisor, and I would agree on but nothing more so than knowing that food is the No. 1 draw for the Kern County Fair. For any fair really, since the carnival/livestock/community exhibit extravaganza can make you feel like a kid…
Prosecutor Eric Smith ended his examination of Jonathan Hearn Friday morning with powerful testimony that he made five calls to his lover, Sabrina Limon, the morning he murdered her husband, as they discussed preparations for the kill, Hearn testified.
A lot of going to the Kern County Fair is about traditions. We all have those one or two (or more) food concessions we have to get, that exhibit we always make sure to check out or the one ride we absolutely must go on.
The rest of year, it’s nothing. Not nothing, but almost nothing. Near enough to nothing that when I drive by the fairgrounds in February, May or in the dead of August, I am flooded by memories of the fair in all its homey, corny and magnificent-in-its-own way glory.
KC The Bull the Kern County Fair mascot greets guest on the opening day of the Kern County Fair Wednesday. The fair will run through October 1, 2017.
Jonathan Hearn thought he got away with murder — and that was even after a detective interviewed his lover, Sabrina Limon, in November 2014.
Sabrina Limon had no idea her husband, Robert, had been murdered the night he died, she told a detective during an interview aired in Kern County Superior Court Tuesday.
Fearing police were on to him, confessed murderer Jonathan Hearn had bouts of paranoia and, to avoid wiretapping, began using an internet phone number to make calls to his lover, Sabrina Limon, and bought her a burner phone, according to recordings and testimony heard in court Tuesday, the s…
In confessed murderer Jonathan Hearn’s mind, he’s a modern-day version of King David — the lusting adulterer from scripture who slept with one of his soldier’s wives, then had the husband killed to cover up his sins.
This year’s entertainment lineup at the Kern County Fair Budweiser Pavilion is filled with some real crowd-pleasing acts, but this first week’s quartet of shows is particularly funky, and spicy (we’ll get to that part later).
Prosecutor Eric Smith has Jonathan Hearn on the stand Monday in Sabrina Limon's murder trial for killing her husband Robert Limon. Jonathan Hearn, was having an affair with Sabrina Limon and confessed to shooting Robert Limon. Hearn is testifying about Sabrina Limon's involvement in the murder.
In the months following Robert Limon’s murder, Jonathan Hearn suspected detectives wiretapped the phone line of his lover, Sabrina Limon — who prosecutors allege conspired with Hearn to kill her husband, according to testimony heard in court Monday.
I've been going around bragging that my history of Bakersfield country music, published nearly two years ago, has been adapted for the stage a la Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables." And every time I do, my nose grows a tiny bit.
The murder trial of Sabrina Limon continued Wednesday with Emily Hearn testifying about the relationship of her brother, Jonathan Hearn and Sabrina Limon. Sabrina Limon is on trial for the murder of her husband, Robert Limon.
Testimony continues Tuesday in the murder trial of Sabrina Limon who is on trial for the murder of her husband, Robert Limon.
While giving the eulogy at Robert Limon's funeral service, Kelly Bernatene described Limon's wife as her best friend and someone who was "too sweet to be true."
The first day of the Sabrina Limon murder trial begins with opening statements and witnesses. Limon is charged with murder in the shooting of her husband Robert Limon.
In the days after her husband was gunned down, Sabrina Limon sent "countless" text messages to Redlands firefighter Jonathan Hearn, according to prosecutors.
A Kern County judge on Friday denied a motion for a change of venue and said accused murderer Sabrina Limon will stand trial Monday in the death of her husband three years ago.
The carnival can kick rocks. The rodeos can rope themselves off. Concerts can cool it. We know what you're headed to the fair for: Food, and lots of it.
Everybody has their list of must-see, must-eat, must-do when it comes to the Kern County Fair. But just as the Ferris wheel turns, each person is ready to share their favorites — to commiserate, debate and plan for the big day(s). Here are a few things that might be worth adding to the list.
For some the best thing about the Kern County Fair is being shaken, spun, flipped on their head or dropped to the ground from 90 feet in the air — or all of the above at once.