Thursday, September 18, 2014

Officials slam pay raise for GET chief [The Bakersfield Californian]

Officials slam pay raise for GET chief [The Bakersfield Californian]

(Bakersfield Californian, The (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Sept. 18--Reaction to Golden Empire Transit CEO Karen King's new, nearly $4,100 raise was swift and negative Wednesday from many of the officials who appoint the bus agency's board of directors.

Bakersfield Blaze owner considers a minor-league team – and stadium – for Salinas.

A chain-link fence topped with concertina wire surrounds tall stacks of fresh two-by-fours at Hayward Lumber off Front Street in Salinas. It’s a dusty industrial area next to the tracks, but Mayor Joe Gunter sees something entirely different. “When you ...

APNewsBreak: NKorea unresponsive to US envoy offer

North Korea this week sentenced 24-year-old Matthew Miller of Bakersfield, California, to six years hard labor, deepening U.S. concern over the cases. Miller, who according to the court tore up his visa on arrival in Pyongyang in April, was convicted of ...

American jailed in North Korea spent months in Seoul pretending to be English

The 25-year-old native of Bakersfield, California, did not seem to have close friends, a regular job or means of support during the months he spent in Seoul over a period of at least two years, they said. He gave no inkling of any interest in nuclear ...

Last tournament of season in Bakersfield

The Long Beach State women’s volleyball team will embark on its last tournament before conference play, facing three teams in the Roadrunner Classic Volleyball Tournament this weekend in Bakersfield. The 49ers (8-3) hold a three-game winning streak and ...

Bakersfield Blaze MLB affiliation up in the air

Our night sky can be very dramatic here in Kern County under the right conditions. Here is one of those such nights where all the elements aligned.

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