Thursday, August 28, 2014

Open Division in for a change

Open Division in for a change

With less than a minute to play, Bakersfield quarterback Asauni Rufus scores the winning touchdown against Mission Hills in Friday’s Southern California Regional game. — Earnie Grafton


BAKERSFIELD–The Bakersfield Master Choral is holding an open rehearsal on Tuesday September 2. Singers interested in joining Bakersfield’s only community choir are invited to a rehearsal with the full choir to sample the music and artistry of the choir.

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MCCARTHY: There is no greater threat to peace on the world stage than the Islamic State terrorist group that has carved out a caliphate in a large swath of Syria and Iraq. This is the same group that videotaped the beheading of American journalist James ...

Calling all boogie people

Ask George Thorogood about playing at the Kern County Fair in Bakersfield next month and the legendary performer is hardly at a loss for words. In a phone interview recently, Thorogood praised the area as “the original area of the hardcore country music ...

VEDC Offers Funding to Small Business Owners in Bakersfield

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After receiving a $2-million loan from Rabobank N.A., VEDC plans to open a northern office in Bakersfield, California. As the local economy continues to struggle to bounce back from the Great Recession, countless local small ...

City-picked GET board members asked to resign [The Bakersfield Californian :: ]

(Bakersfield Californian, The (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 27--If the city's two appointees to Golden Empire Transit's board don't resign by 5 p.m. Monday, the Bakersfield City Council will consider removing them, Vice Mayor Ken Weir has warned.

Bakersfield grandmother nearly falls victim to phone scam

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - When Betty Olling picked up the phone Tuesday morning, she heard a desperate call for help from her "grandson." He told her he needed $2,000 after being an involved in a car accident. The problem was, it wasn't her grandson.

Bakersfield at Stockton - Box Score

BAKERSFIELD AB R H BI STOCKTON AB R H BI B Amaral CF 5 1 2 0 D Robertson SS 2 1 1 0 Z Vincej SS 5 0 2 0 C Pinder 2B 3 0 2 0 J Gelalich RF 5 0 2 0 M Olson 1B 4 0 1 1 S Buckley DH 5 0 0 0 R Nunez DH 4 0 0 0 M Smith 3B 4 0 1 0 B Taylor C 4 0 0 0 J Perez 2B 2 ...

Bakersfield police looking for man who stole merchandise from hair salon

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help in identifying and locating a man wanted for burglary. Police said between August 12 at 8 a.m. and August 13 at 8:40 a.m., the suspect forced his way into the Regis ...

Wildfire near Bakersfield nearly contained

KERNVILLE, Calif. -- The smoke is clearing from a wildfire that destroyed eight homes northeast of Bakersfield. The U.S. Forest Service says crews continue to build lines around the blaze near Lake Isabella. It's 72 percent contained Thursday night after ...

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