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Trump’s Signature Could Mean More Water for Valley

More water will flow toward San Joaquin Valley farmers, President Donald Trump declared at an event in Bakersfield on Wednesday afternoon. Trump announced the completion of biological opinions that will increase water allocations in Californians. “A majo...
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Three Men Shot and Killed South of Bakersfield

LAMONT — Authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of three men whose bodies were found in a car and a nearby vineyard Friday evening. Kern County Sheriff's spokeswoman Angela Monroe said...
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California Is a Wondrous Place. I’m Leaving.

To me, California has always been an amazing place with a wondrous geography far more diverse than the other two largest states. This helps explain why historically it has been such a beacon for so many Americans, including myself, seeking a golden future i...