Saturday, September 20, 2014

Man who Led Police on Chase, Hit Dog, Gets 2 Years in Prison


Man who Led Police on Chase, Hit Dog, Gets 2 Years in Prison


Rodriguez’s passenger, Gwendi Valenton, 26, of Bakersfield, also was arrested after the chase, but the District Attorney’s Office declined to file a case against her.


North Korea says imprisoned American tried to become 'second Snowden'


Matthew Miller, 25, of Bakersfield, California, had prepared his story in advance and written in a notebook that he was seeking refuge after failing in an attempt to collect information about the U.S. government, state media said. "He perpetrated the above ...


Man who hit Gordo the dog during police chase pleads guilty


Prosecutors declined to file charges against the passenger, Gwendi Valenton, 26, of Bakersfield, saying there was insufficient evidence that she knew the vehicle was stolen, district attorney's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. Support for Gordo came almost ...


Mariners are new MLB affiliate for Bakersfield Blaze


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves were all looking at the Bakersfield Blaze as their next Single-A affiliate. The Blaze announced Friday a two-season affiliation with the big league ballclub in the ...


Vermont musician John Cassel dies at 78


Longtime friend and fellow musician Tyrone Shaw, of Bakersfield, said Cassel's death is devastatingly sad for the community, Vermont and beyond. "To say John was beloved by all, by people from every walk of life, sounds trite, but it's true. For me ...


Beyond Bakersfield: News from around Kern County


TEHACHAPI: Tehachapi's inaugural GranFondo event attracted nearly 700 cyclists. On Sept. 13, riders from all over California and as far away as Chile tackled the hills in four races. Laura Liera is The Californian's digital news assistant. She compiles ...



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