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A protest against police brutality and racism held in downtown Bakersfield Friday night turned tense when a car drove through a crowd of people and police later dispersed the protesters.

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Reader: (in a voicemail for reporter Steven Mayer) I want to tell you how much I enjoy your column. I especially enjoyed the one about the man jogging or running around his block, because it brought a lot of memories back to me when I was trying to earn my foot travelers badge in grammar sch…

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Still more layoff notices trickled in Friday, as four additional companies announced a total of 234 job cuts two months after California's stay-home order took effect.

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Amazon expects to start hiring soon to fill the bulk of the jobs being created at a four-story distribution center nearing completion just north of Meadows Field Airport.

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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office detained 16 people who were inside an alleged illegal internet casino operating out of an industrial building in the 4600 block of Ashworth Road on Wednesday.

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Bakersfield College is partnering with the California Colleges Chancellor’s Office, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the California Department of Social Services and the UFW Foundation to provide virtual immigration clinics for Bakersfield College students, staff and faculty.

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Adventist Health’s Delano Regional Medical Center in Delano is resuming surgeries and procedures with additional safety measures to protect patients, staff and visitors, according to a news release from Adventist Health.

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Cal State Bakersfield announced Wednesday it was awarded a $25,000 grant from the California State University Chancellor’s Office that will further endeavors toward increasing the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, assisting the Leadership Academy and affinity groups on campus.

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The Kern High School District Transportation Department wanted to do something special for the Class of 2020. The transportation team and the KHSD Police Department maneuvered 22 school buses and six police vehicles in the shape of 2020 on Wednesday morning.