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The downtown Justice building is currently being evacuated due to a possible gas leak, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.

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President Trump has directed the Department of Transportation to cancel $929 million in funding that had been designated for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project, and he wants the state to return the additional $2.5 billion in federal money it has already spent.

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Ada VanHooser Gipson Winget lived through most of the history of the 20th century, an incredible span of years that included the dawn of powered flight, World War I, the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression, World War II, the dawn of the "Atomic Age," the Korean War, Vietnam, the turbulent 196…

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February in Bakersfield can often seem like a dress rehearsal for spring, with sunny days, mild nights and blossoming flowers.

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SACRAMENTO — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.

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Local investors' plan to redevelop East Hills Mall has been thrown into question by their partnership's failure to make a large loan payment due last summer to the previous owner of the increasingly troubled shopping center in northeast Bakersfield.

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The California Highway Patrol responded to a crash that left a man dead Tuesday morning at Garces Highway and Wasco-Pond Road near Delano. 

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A two hour delay has been issued for El Tejon Unified School District and Peak to Peak Mountain Charter, according to Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office. 

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A freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service. 

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(AP) San Bernardino County Fire officials say a mountain lion was rescued Saturday in Hesperia after being perched about 50 feet up a tree. State wildlife personnel tranquilized the animal, and firefighters lowered it to the ground using a rescue harness.