Monday, September 29, 2014

Analysis: 'The Closer' Harvick needs to start living up to his nickname


Analysis: 'The Closer' Harvick needs to start living up to his nickname


How many times has the Bakersfield, Calif., native done this throughout his lengthy run in NASCAR's top series? Enough to lose count. And certainly enough to earn his nickname. But in a sport where they say a driver is only as good as his last race ...


Skateland closing after 59 year run in Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - After opening in the 1960's, Skateland is closing its doors 59 years later and had a goodbye skating party Saturday to reminisce. For Jennifer Digiacomo, Skateland was her world, "I spent probably more time here than I did in my ...


BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics and people


I was saddened to hear of the death of Eric Matlock, Bakersfield's first African-American police chief who led an exemplary life inside and outside the department. I got to know Eric 15 years ago and had the pleasure to dine with him multiple times during ...



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