Thursday, September 25, 2014

US man's N. Korean prison life: Digging, isolation


US man's N. Korean prison life: Digging, isolation


Miller does not have routine access to phone calls home. The Bakersfield, California, native showed several letters he had written pleading for help from influential Americans, including first lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and ...


Bears Descend into Bakersfield at Historic Rate


The number of black bear sightings in Kern County is off the charts this year. At least six bears have entered residential areas in Bakersfield over the past two weeks. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has responded to ten to twenty times the ...


American Matthew Miller starts North Korean prison sentence; photo released


Mitch McConnell, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Sen. Barbara Boxer, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama. Miller's family lives in Bakersfield, California, and has not spoken to the press.


Sol Systems Finances 944kW California Church Solar Project in Partnership with Washington Gas Energy Systems


BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol Systems announced today that it successfully financed a 944 kilowatt solar project in partnership with its investor client, Washington Gas Energy Systems (WGES), a subsidiary of WGL. The operational ...


City of Bakersfield votes two new GET Bus board members


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield City Council voted in two new board members to replace its city-appointed representatives on the GET Bus board. Earlier this month, city leaders voted to replace long-time city reps, Norris Ledbetter and Howard Silver and ...


MHJH cross country wins at Bakersfield


The Mountain Home Junior Bombers posted a perfect score, and the Junior Lady Bombers were a mere 3 points away from perfection as both teams posted first-place finishes at the Bakersfield, Mo., Invitational cross country meet on Tuesday. The Junior Bombers ...


Bakersfield Tagger Arrested for Drugs and Over 100 Cases of Graffiti


BAKERSFIELD — A tagger suspected of being the primary suspect in over 100 cases of graffiti in the City of Bakersfield is behind bars after being arrested on Tuesday. Misael Flores,19, of Bakersfield was booked into the Kern County Jail for possession of ...


Bakersfield Jazz Music Examiner


Frank is an environmental engineer with a Master's degree in Environmental Pollution Control. His love of jazz was nurtured by growing up in a family of jazz musicians, one of whom (his mother) continues to perform in her 90's. As a result, it was a ...


Biden to stump for Renteria in Bakersfield


Vice President Joe Biden will visit Bakersfield on Oct. 7 to support the Congressional campaign of Democrat Amanda Renteria. Renteria announced the visit Tuesday night on her campaign Twitter account. "VP @JoeBiden is joining me in Bakersfield Oct 7.


Mariners trade High Desert for Bakersfield


The Mariners ended an eight year partnership with the High Desert Mavericks and began one with the Bakersfield Blaze. It's funny how different reading and writing about the Mariners right now. The focus on organizational structure, player development ...



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