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So far, no Labor Day bump in local COVID-19 cases

BY STACEY SHEPARD sshepard@bakersfield.com

By all accounts, there has been no significant jump in COVID-19 cases following Labor Day weekend and the spread of the virus continues to slow in Kern County. Three weeks past the early September holiday, new cases and hospitalizations in Kern remain on a downward trajectory, county data shows. Read more

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Retail construction continues locally despite pandemic

Judging only by construction of new retail buildings around Bakersfield, it would be easy to conclude the pandemic has hardly disrupted the… Read more

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BPD seeking assistance identifying vehicle in pedestrian hit-and-run on California Avenue

The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking assistance identifying a vehicle in a Saturday evening vehicle versus pedestrian hit-and-run i… Read more

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Road reconstruction project announced for portion of White Lane

The city of Bakersfield announced a road reconstruction project taking place this week on White Lane between South H and Kenny streets. Read more

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STEVE FLORES: Local breast cancer survivor’s son to run solo 12-hour fundraising marathon

Oct. 3, 2017 is a significant date for the Tobias family. Read more

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Meet BCSD's school board candidates at a forum this week

This year four of five seats are up for grabs on the Bakersfield City School District school board. On Wednesday, parents, staff and commun… Read more

Obituaries

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Valerie Meadows

VALERIE KAY MEADOWS Read more

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Carolyn Barrett

CAROLYN BARRETT (FORETAY, ROBINSON) Read more

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David Milazzo

DAVID YOUNG MILAZZO Read more

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