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World-renowned wind energy expert Paul Gipe of Bakersfield joined The Californian's Robert Price for his weekly "One on One" webcast to talk about California's energy future. Watch the interview.

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Reader: The photographer caught this devastated woman at possibly the most extreme moment of her shock and grief ("Woman dies, four children left injured and orphaned in northwest Bakersfield house fire," Feb. 9). How unkind, actually cruel, to publish this picture for the public to witness.…

Disclosure, a dance music duo that lit up the charts in 2013 tops the lineup of the Lightning in a Bottle festival that is expected to take place at Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area May 8-13.

It's that time of year when Kernville goes back in time to the 1860s and becomes Whiskey Flat once again. Whiskey Flat Days returned Friday for its 62nd year, opening with the Whiskey Flat Cowboy and Mountain Man Encampments. The festivities continue Saturday through Monday, with four days o…

One day last week I got an early start to work before sunrise. The eastern sky was clear and bright with the twilight flow of approaching sunrise and there, in the middle of the eastern sky, were the two brightest planets, Venus on the left and Jupiter on the right. If I had my glasses on, I…

Bakersfield College baseball lost its second game in a row by one run, falling to Golden West, 5-4, at Gerry Collis Field on Thursday. The Renegades (7-5) led 4-2 after six innings before the Rustlers (5-4) took the lead with three runs in the seventh.

Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball put an end to its three-game losing streak, picking up a 75-62 win over Chicago State on the road on Thursday. The Roadrunners (16-9, 7-4 Western Athletic) led by as much as 19 and for almost 39 minutes (out of 40) — a significant improvement from the f…

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