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Old Town Kern train depot to remain standing, for now

By SAM MORGEN smorgen@bakersfield.com

The Bakersfield City Council has granted the Southern Pacific train depot in Old Town Kern a temporary stay of execution. Read more

News

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BPD: Felon flees from police; loaded firearm, drugs found

Bakersfield Police pursued a man who went across all lanes of Highway 58 Wednesday night before he surrendered. Read more

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KCSO to mark Peace Officer Memorial Week

The Kern County Sheriff's Office will join other law enforcement throughout the country in observing Peace Officer Memorial week May 10-14. Read more

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Kern Public Health Services: 6 new coronavirus deaths, 65 new cases reported Thursday

Kern County Public Health Services reported six new coronavirus deaths and 65 new confirmed cases Thursday morning. Read more

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City Council makes no comment about report urging reforms to BPD

The Bakersfield City Council received a report on proposed reforms to the Bakersfield Police Department without comment during a meeting We… Read more

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15-year-old arrested in Delano on suspected firearm, ammunition charges

Kern County probation officers arrested a 15-year-old juvenile in Delano on Monday on suspected firearm and ammunition-related charges. Read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Paranormal activity at Padre? TV crew investigates for 'Portals to Hell' series

The Padre Hotel has been the subject of many haunted Bakersfield stories. For the first time, it is being investigated for national televis… Read more

Sports

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Condors edge Colorado, creep closer to first place

A pair of timely second period goals were all the Bakersfield Condors needed, as Stuart Skinner and the defense did the rest in a 2-1 win o… Read more

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CCCAA to return to full athletic competition in the fall

Sports are expected to return in full to Bakersfield College and junior colleges throughout California during the 2021-22 school year. Read more

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BCHS' Noah Granillo bursts out of slump, delivers game-tying grand slam vs. Garces

Stepping up to the plate against Garces Memorial Tuesday night, Noah Granillo was literally in a fantasy come to life. Read more

Obituaries

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Maxine Clem

MAXINE CLEM Read more

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Karen Howeth

KAREN DENISE HOWETH Read more

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Helen Jones

HELEN MARIE DIEDRICH JONES Read more

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