CaliforniaHamm

CaliforniaHamm

Housing homeless drug addicts in jail seems like a very expensive, short-term fix. However, hoping a person will check themselves into treatment is overly wishful thinking. We need a secure, drug treatment hospital. With a great sigh, we resign ourselves to another 1% tax.


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Was this an anti dove hunting demonstration in light of the annual kick-off celebration?


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In the original naming contest, proper names were not allowed. Robert Price wrote a whole column about it. Now half the final 8 names are local people? If these are the top 8 out of over 900, I can't imagine how bad the other 800+ names must be.


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Why would we need a new sports complex in extreme SW Bakersfield when we already have one at the Sam Lynn Ball Park. Oh yeah, rotten core. With the some of the worst air quality in the nation we need to focus on bringing everything toward the center. I agree with the Sierra Club on this o…

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A couple years ago, I stumbled on a 20ish year old guy defecating in a corner. By the look on his face, he was just as embarrassed as I. If forced me to consider what I would do if I was in his situation. I've seen pictures of the type of public bathrooms mentioned in the article and it s…

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Around the golf course sounds like a great addition but spending the money to get us closer to the canyon would be better. Ultimately, I would like to see the path go from BV to a lap around Isabella. The bike trail could run on the north side of the river. That would be something Bako co…

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I know of at least one young black man that would love one of those jobs. He tried before, and told me, it's not a welcoming environment for black men (paraphrased to put it nicely). It seems to me, we have an opportunity to change some things around here. Maybe some of our most desperat…

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Yes, this is a big loss for BHS. He is a great guy on and off the field and will be missed by his coworkers.

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How many students would be hit by red light runners? I hope they have a plan to keep the kids safe.

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This is probably not the life for me, but when the stress of keeping up with the Joneses gets too high, living in a bus and helping a neighbor seems like a nice change. Long live the spirit of Chris McCandless.