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"The other, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority leader, has not made clear where he stands on the legislation." Or is McCarthy waiting for the word from his liege and lord?

Stephen

Too many, particularly on the populist right, confuse affirmation with information. Journalism that portrays facts unpleasant to the right wing narrative is dismissed as "fake news." Right wingers see a different reality because they simply and stubbornly refuse to consider demonstrable f…

Stephen

In addition to the only residence in Kern County designed by the well-known architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, there are a number of serious expressions of period design by local masters including David Gardner Cross, Jack Hayslett, Whitney Biggar, and Eddy & Paynter, among others. My hop…

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Hart Park has been described as the worst maintained regional park in the state. That is changing for the better and it can't happen soon enough.

Stephen

Among our goals here is to teach history of Kern County with focus on the era of the Great Depression. This building that was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project is an example in 3 dimension people can see and touch.

Today we can see a stamp in a curb outside the house ide…

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Trafficking in anti-scientific and false notions has become a tragic hallmark of the Republican narrative. Like ignorant populist notions about rapid climate change and what's driving its speed is not unlike this superstitious notion he trafficked in by promoting the claim of some religio…

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So, history of this ended in 1946? Where's the rest of the story?

What about the ham handed remuddles that afflict so many historic buildings that start out as attractive interesting assets and end up as plain boxes with empirically determined cheap changes? What about demolitions b…

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As some here have observed, reducing demand vs. cutting supply would be far more effective and cause fewer problems in moving California's population away from carbon based energy. It's not a good idea to feed the economies of countries whose leaders hate us and whose practices aren't acc…

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And what ever happened to that neon animated boat with girl sign that used to be on the Quonset hut store on Bernard St.?

Stephen

Arrest the jerk and hang him high!

Dewars is a sacred Bakersfield institution and we can't tolerate the insult! 😡