• BY ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com
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This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions — which may be edited for space — are answered here each Saturday by The Californian’s Robert Price.

  • By KASEY MEREDITH kmeredith@bakersfield.com
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Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Thursday announced plans to establish the Environmental Justice Bureau which will help those in communities that bear the burden of environmental pollution. Many of these communities also are low-income and communities of color that suffer the consequences …

  • By ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com
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About that countywide, get-up-and-go-right-now evacuation alert that went out to the public Thursday afternoon: Never mind.

  • By KASEY MEREDITH kmeredith@bakersfield.com
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Gloria Patterson looked to her Urban Intellectuals flashcards for inspiration for this year's Bakersfield Black American History parade. These flashcards highlight positive, historical black figures and stories, some of which Patterson found might not be covered in schools, but are still important.

  • By Al Williams
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Chevron has operated in Monterey County for over 70 years, and in Fresno and Kern counties for over 100 years. For our Chevron family and yours, we spend considerable time and effort conducting our operations in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner that meets or exceeds regulatory req…

  • BY HAROLD PIERCE hpierce@bakersfield.com
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In the wake of last week’s mass school shooting in Florida, Kern High School District Trustee Mike Williams is calling on state legislators to reverse a bill passed last year that revoked local superintendents abilities to allow Concealed Carry Weapon permit holders to bring firearms on publ…

  • By ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com
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The contract negotiation team of the Kern High School Teachers Association is bringing the issue of health and safety conditions back to the 2018-19 bargaining table amid a growing undercurrent of anger and frustration.

  • BY STEVEN MAYER smayer@bakersfield.com
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How often do you see three police chiefs, a California Highway Patrol commander, an FBI agent and an assistant district attorney all in the same room — and all there to answer questions about bridging the racial divide and facing challenges posed by 21st century law enforcement?

  • THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
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Nighttime lane closures are planned for westbound Truxtun Avenue for two weeks as fiber optic lines are relocated.