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  1. Mike Griffith

    @UtahGrizz to wear full skeleton gear in tonight. How are @Condors going to top this? http://t.co/4PXga9eOJ8

    2 minutes ago via Twitter
  2. SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly'

    Virgin Galactic is reporting that the SpaceShipTwo rocket plane suffered an "in-flight anomaly" during a powered test flight Friday, according to NBC News.

    4 minutes ago via BakersfieldCalifornian.com
  3. The Bakersfield Californian

    BREAKING NEWS: SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly" http://bit.ly/1tItvGt

    10 minutes ago via Facebook
  4. Yes, there are apparently skeletons in the Utah Grizzlies' closet

    The Condors have long been known for some of the zaniest specialty jerseys, but the Utah Grizzlies may have moved to the head of the class with the outfits players will wear tonight.

    12 minutes ago via BakersfieldCalifornian.com
  5. Ruth Brown

    RT @tbcbreakingnews: SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly' - http://t.co/ZheUzNk8Yf http://t.co/ecIQ313DqD

    12 minutes ago via Twitter
  6. The Bakersfield Cali

    RT @tbcbreakingnews: SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly' - http://t.co/ZheUzNk8Yf http://t.co/ecIQ313DqD

    15 minutes ago via Twitter
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    SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly' - http://t.co/ZheUzNk8Yf http://t.co/ecIQ313DqD

    16 minutes ago via Twitter
  8. 'First Look': Pet of the Week features loving wirehaired terrier

    Olaf is a tiny, sweet wirehaired terrier full of love who enjoys pampering and hugs.

    17 minutes ago via BakersfieldCalifornian.com
  9. The Bakersfield Cali

    RT @NBCNewsScience: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Suffers 'Anomaly' http://t.co/oEpLzU1VYZ

    25 minutes ago via Twitter
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    RT @NBCNewsScience: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Suffers 'Anomaly' http://t.co/oEpLzU1VYZ

    26 minutes ago via Twitter
  11. Theo Douglas

    RT @semayer: Just learned there has been some sort of accident or crash of SpaceShipTwo in eastern Kern County. Details sketchy.

    29 minutes ago via Twitter
  12. The Bakersfield Californian

    A longtime activist for several community issues in Bakersfield has died. http://bit.ly/10FySvf

    about 1 hour ago via Facebook
  13. The Bakersfield Californian

    CARTOON: Today's cartoon comes from artist Nate Beeler. Happy Halloween! http://on.fb.me/10FyT25

    about 1 hour ago via Facebook
  14. Bakersfield Opinion

    CARTOON: Today's political cartoon comes from Nate Beeler. Happy #Halloween ! http://t.co/rVQv5Jcnq5

    about 1 hour ago via Twitter
  15. First Look with Scott Cox

    Today's video graphic. Have a safe and happy Halloween from all of us (including Scott) here at First Look. http://on.fb.me/1tps9ig

    about 1 hour ago via Facebook
  16. First Look with Scott Cox

    October 31 playlist (Happy Halloween!): Marilyn Manson - I Put A Spell On You Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand Metallica - Enter Sandman Buck Owens - It's A Monster's Holiday Bob Schneider - Cap'n Kirk Charlie Daniels - The Devil Comes Back To Georgia The Toadies - Possum Kingdom Cranberries - Zombie Rob Zombie - Dragula Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hell L7 - Pretend We're Dead White Stripes - Little Ghost

    about 1 hour ago via Facebook
  17. State Senate candidate's school board, Fresno City Hall attendance questioned

    State Senate hopeful Luis Chavez has missed a considerable amount of time from two taxpayer-funded jobs -- one in education, the other in government -- as he has campaigned for office the past two months.

    about 1 hour ago via BakersfieldCalifornian.com
  18. Deputies arrest two men in alleged drug bust

    Law enforcement served search warrants Thursday at two residences that resulted in the combined seizure of more than 12 pounds marijuana and the discovery of a drug lab.

    about 1 hour ago via BakersfieldCalifornian.com
  19. News@Noon for Oct. 31, 2014

    © 2014 by Tehachapi News The Tehachapi News presents the News@Noon for Oct.

    about 1 hour ago via TehachapiNews.com
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    SWAT team arrests man on suspicion of attempted murder - http://t.co/ZheUzNk8Yf http://t.co/JgX8K8ruar

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  1. 'First Look': Pet of the Week features loving wirehaired terrier

    Olaf is a tiny, sweet wirehaired terrier full of love who enjoys pampering and hugs. The 7-month-old puppy is available for adoption at the Bakersfield Animal Care Center. "He loves everybody," shelter executive director Julie Johnson said Friday on "First Look with Scott Cox." Olaf also kicked off the center's...

  2. SpaceShipTwo experiences 'in-flight anomaly'

    Virgin Galactic is reporting that the SpaceShipTwo rocket plane suffered an "in-flight anomaly" during a powered test flight Friday, according to NBC News. The station reported that the incident occurred after SpaceShipTwo fired up its rocket engine in flight for the first time in more than nine months. Kern County...

  3. State Senate candidate's school board, Fresno City Hall attendance questioned

    State Senate hopeful Luis Chavez has missed a considerable amount of time from two taxpayer-funded jobs -- one in education, the other in government -- as he has campaigned for office the past two months. But Chavez says he's done nothing wrong and everything has been by the book. Chavez, a Fresno Unified School...

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    'First Look': First News for Oct. 31

    Lead stories from "First Look with Scott Cox's" Top Stories: KERN FIRE CHIEF LIFTS ARVIN EVACUATION ORDER BUT RESIDENTS WARY: The more than seven-month-long mandatory evacuation of eight Arvin homes was lifted Thursday by Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall, who delivered letters to evacuees stating that "the...

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    Kern fire chief lifts Arvin evacuation order but residents wary

    The more than seven month long mandatory evacuation of eight Arvin homes was lifted Thursday by Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall, who delivered letters to evacuees stating that "the explosive gas is no longer present." Some of the letters were left taped to the doors of apartments that evacuees have been forced...

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Even the Wienermobile celebrates Halloween

    We spotted it. Well, who could really miss it? It's orange. It's yellow. And you can ride in it. The ever colorful Oscar Mayer Wienermobile passed through downtown Bakersfield Thursday afternoon with a Halloween greeting on the side of the vehicle. You guessed it: "Happy Halloweenie!" And it had a pumpkin "face" and...

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    County defeats Chevron in landmark tax case

    Kern County scored an important court victory against Chevron USA Inc. this week in a landmark property tax case that had threatened a key source of local government funding. A state appeals court ruling issued Tuesday supported the county's assertion that drilling new wells increases the value of oil property. It...

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    Worth noting in business: Workforce series opens Thursday

    The first in a series of workforce development workshops is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Kern County Board of Supervisors chambers, 1115 Truxtun Ave. Organized by the county Board of Trade, the event will present demographic and economic data, as well as workforce trends and information on...

  3. Holly Culhane

    HOLLY CULHANE: Take steps to handle potentially violent firings

    Recent incidents of workplace violence have created shocking headlines. Just last month, an Oklahoma man decapitated a co-worker with a knife used at a food packing plant shortly after he was fired. In Birmingham, Ala., a UPS worker returned to his workplace the day after he was fired and fatally shot two bosses and...

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    Almond board issues bee protection measures

    New guidelines on how almond growers can help protect the honeybees they rely on for pollination focus on pesticide and fungicide application and emphasize close communication with beekeepers and other stakeholders. A "best management practices" publication issued last week by the Almond Board of California offers a...

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    Oxy subsidiary posts 20 percent earnings drop despite record California oil production

    Despite record oil production, Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s California subsidiary on Wednesday posted a 20 percent third-quarter earnings drop attributed to higher energy costs. The report was the first earnings release from California Resources Corp., scheduled to be spun off Nov. 30 from Houston-based Oxy. At that...

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    GE shutting down wind manufacturing in Tehachapi

    General Electric will shut down the manufacturing side of its operations in Tehachapi by the end of November, impacting about 37 jobs, according to a company spokesperson. GE communications director Lindsay Theile said in a statement the company has decided to streamline its manufacturing process for wind farms....

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  1. Valerie Schultz

    VALERIE SCHULTZ: Smartphone knows how to push my buttons

    I used to think I was pretty smart ... until I met Reggie. Reggie's full name is Reginald Apple iPhone, and he is the smartest man I know. (I changed the nasal, matter-of-fact, female Siri persona to a less superior-sounding British male, and christened him with a more appropriate name. Reginald means "wise king," and...

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

    DEAN: There is a heated debate going on ­regarding how California’s public ­universities and community colleges can better prepare students by providing more creative, inexpensive and efficient degree offerings. And right in the middle of the debate is former state Sen. Dean Florez, who serves as president and CEO of...

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    STEVE MERLO: Kern Refuge delays opening

    The historic drought continuing into fall and possibly beyond remains a difficult snag for most hunters whether they chase birds, fish or fowl. Severe water allocation cuts at the Kern National Wildlife Refuge have severely impacted the popular hunting Mecca, not to mention the deprivation migrating waterfowl rely...

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    HERB BENHAM: A top-flight seatmate is crucial

    I like to make friends on airplanes. It seems odd and almost unsporting to sit next to somebody for four hours and ignore them. I'm inclined to bring people on the team. Recruits can become your plane family, confidants in whose ears you murmur last words if the aircraft nose-dives. Befriending seatmates also makes...

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    MATT MUNOZ: Taft concert is the Nest big thing

    When Truxton Mile came up with the idea of honoring its hometown of Taft with a concert, "we just figured we would ask the city to close the street, buy some kegs, charge a cover and call it a night," said vocalist Ryan Coulter. But it turns out that even Taft, the Kern oil town that has managed to retain a healthy...

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    CAMILLE GAVIN: Magic will put you under spell

    Wrapped in the spirit of Halloween, Mark Price says the magic performance he and two long-time friends will do on Saturday at Stars is "triple tricky." Price, aka Gus Flamingo, calls it The Three Amigos of Magic, which he says will be an action-packed, one-night-only comedy magic show for all ages. "This is...

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    Clippers treat new owner to win in his first game

    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin scored 23 points, making two free throws with five seconds left, Chris Paul added 22 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 in their season opener on Thursday night to usher in a new era under owner Steve Ballmer. Los Angeles hardly resembled its new ad campaign...

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    Mustangs alone in first

    The Stockdale gym had a loud and festive atmosphere, but the loudest cheers might have come from the Mustangs' locker room after the volleyball match. Stockdale defeated Frontier 25-19, 25-18, 22-25, 25-19 to move to 7-1 in Southwest Yosemite League play with two matches remaining in the regular season. Through...

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    Centennial tops Drillers in volleyball

    Even though the Centennial High volleyball team lost the first game of its Southwest Yosemite League match against first-place Bakersfield High, the Golden Hawks delivered the message that they were going to give the Drillers all they could handle. As it turned out, Centennial was more than BHS could handle. Playing...

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    PHOTO GALLERY: Halloween collides with baseball in scrimmage

    Who says you can't play baseball while wearing a Halloween costume? Running "faster than a speeding bullet," Braxton "Superman" Argyle flew to second on a hit in the Taft College intrasquad scrimmage Thursday afternoon. Alfred" Hula Girl" Souza waited for a pitch. And Kendal "Woody" Daniels took a ball on a low and...

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    STEVE MERLO: Kern Refuge delays opening

    The historic drought continuing into fall and possibly beyond remains a difficult snag for most hunters whether they chase birds, fish or fowl. Severe water allocation cuts at the Kern National Wildlife Refuge have severely impacted the popular hunting Mecca, not to mention the deprivation migrating waterfowl rely...

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    Oct. 31 fish report

    Kern County, southern San Joaquin Valley LAKE ISABELLA: Catfish bite fair to good. The fish remain in 15-feet of water or more and the bite is best on garlic shrimp, chicken liver, shad, nightcrawlers, and some of the prepared baits. Top spots have been Red's Marina, Paradise Cove, or French Gulch. Most of the fish...

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  1. The Dish: After 50 years, Milt's still holds up

    Milt's Coffee Shop has gotten its share of news coverage this year, what with a 96-year-old customer (Serrill Brooks) who eats there every day and the upcoming 50th birthday on Nov. 11. But what about its humble cinnamon roll? I know the consensus is that the Old West cinnamon rolls at the Kern County Fair are the...

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    Guy Fieri's eatery coming to Bakersfield

    Celebrity chef Guy Fieri will open one of his Johnny Garlic's restaurants in Bakersfield, a company spokesman confirmed this week. And this place, with its seared yellow fin ahi and bourbon buffalo meatloaf, is no diner, drive-in or dive. Bruce Marano, chief operating officer for the chain, responded via email...

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    Stuart delivers on big talk with fabulous show

    On the off chance that some soul wandered in from the lobby oblivious as to what was about to take place on the Fox Theater stage Saturday night, Marty Stuart offered a bold guarantee of what he and his band were about to deliver: A "high-octane-hillbilly-Telecaster- Bakersfield-inspired show." Big talk, yes, but...

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    History museum looks ahead

    This aging beauty of Kern County's cultural scene is pushing 75, and looks it. But if her caretakers can turn intentions into reality, a rejuvenated Kern County Museum just may be turning heads again by 2016, the diamond anniversary of the Chester Avenue headquarters for local history. Several projects are in...

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    Museum open for altar-ations

    Death gets a bad rap this time of year: zombies want to eat your flesh, vampires want to bite your neck and ghosts want to scare the daylights out of you. But Dia de los Muertos -- which falls a couple of days after that other death-obsessed holiday -- is a chance to celebrate and honor loved ones. For the sixth...

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    MATT MUNOZ: Taft concert is the Nest big thing

    When Truxton Mile came up with the idea of honoring its hometown of Taft with a concert, "we just figured we would ask the city to close the street, buy some kegs, charge a cover and call it a night," said vocalist Ryan Coulter. But it turns out that even Taft, the Kern oil town that has managed to retain a healthy...

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  1. MANUEL FUDERANAN: Time has ruined the once-solemn, prayerful Halloween observance

    This time of the year always evokes some memories of the bygone years. I used to tag along with my parents and my siblings to visit and pray over the graves of my father's ancestors in his island hometown on All Souls' Day (Nov. 2). The day before, which is All Saints' Day (Nov. 1), used to be a church holy day of...

  2. OTHER VIEWS: Tagging Yosemite is theft, not art

    In the 10 million years since the Sierra Nevada heaved from the earth and the colossus that is now Yosemite National Park was created, the artifacts of many life forms have come and gone. So it will be, no doubt, for the work of "CreepyTings," the tagger whose graffiti appeared this summer along Yosemite's Mist Trail...

  3. BRIK McDILL: Know difference between stupid and criminal

    The Taft High School football team locker room "caper" was a booger of a case and needed the Wisdom of Solomon to see it through. Sadly, the file didn't land on his desk. For starters, let's remember we're dealing with teenage male brains which take notoriously long to fully develop and lag well behind developing...

  1. WILLIAM BEZDEK: No-fault compensation system needed, not a vote for Prop. 46

    The recommendation to vote yes on Prop. 46 by Messrs. Milt Younger and Wayne McClean that appeared in the "Another View" section on Oct. 24 needs further dissection. The writers are saying that in order for children, non-working spouses, the elderly and the disabled to get adequately compensated in malpractice suits,...

  2. DANA MILBANK: A few good canine heroes

    It's a good thing for Dominic Adesanya that U.S. marshals don't bite. If they did, he would have a new set of puncture wounds to match those given him by Secret Service dogs Hurricane and Jordan last week when he jumped the White House fence. From the moment he entered the courtroom of Magistrate Judge John Facciola...

  3. Geothermal story energizing

    Kudos for the geothermal generating article ("Regaining steam: New technology may revive geothermal industry," Oct. 25). The past failure or missed opportunity that was reported makes a really good case for regulation and government involvement in resource development. The "invisible hand" doesn't always operate to...

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    Yes, there are apparently skeletons in the Utah Grizzlies' closet

    The Condors have long been known for some of the zaniest specialty jerseys, but the Utah Grizzlies may have moved to the head of the class with the outfits players will wear tonight. They team wil be skating in full skeleton Halloween garb, showing bones from the legs up in great detail thanks to socks, pants and the...

  2. Deputies arrest two men in alleged drug bust

    Law enforcement served search warrants Thursday at two residences that resulted in the combined seizure of more than 12 pounds marijuana and the discovery of a drug lab. The first residence was in the 600 block of Bohna Street, where Juan Zavala was allegedly found with half an ounce of suspected heroin, about 7...

  3. SWAT team arrests man on suspicion of attempted murder

    A man who fired multiple shots at a person following a fight was arrested Thursday on suspicion of attempted murder. The Bakersfield Police Department's SWAT team responded to the 1400 block of Flower Street after officers tracked 23-year-old Charleston Weaver to an apartment complex in the area. He was taken into...

  1. Deputies seek suspects in stabbing

    Kern County deputies are seeking the suspects involved in a southeast Bakersfield stabbing on Thursday that left one victim with a wound to the chest. The incident occurred around 5:42 p.m. in the 400 block of Layne Street, and left the 32-year-old man with a single wound to his chest. The suspects fled the scene,...

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    Week 9 Kern County Scoreboard

    Once again, we have three games tonight broadcasted live at Bakersfield.com Bakersfield at Stockdale - Adam Resendez Centennial at Liberty - Louis Amestoy and Trevor Horn Tehachapi at Ridgeview - Zach Ewing and Justin Roberts You can also tune into the BVarsity Game Night, where Vance Palm will take you around all...

  3. Juvenile corrections officer arrested for alleged sexual assault of detainee

    Bakersfield police arrested a juvenile corrections officer Thursday who is accused of sexually assaulting a Kern County Juvenile Hall detainee Sept. 30. Juvenile Corrections Officer Cesar Navejar, 36, was arrested around 3:15 p.m. at 2005 Ridge Road, on a warrant for the juvenile's assault, according to BPD. He was...

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    Guy Fieri's eatery coming to Bakersfield

    Celebrity chef Guy Fieri will open one of his Johnny Garlic's restaurants in Bakersfield, a company spokesman confirmed this week. And this place, with its seared yellow fin ahi and bourbon buffalo meatloaf, is no diner, drive-in or dive. Bruce Marano, chief operating officer for the chain, responded via email...

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    Kern fire chief lifts Arvin evacuation order but residents wary

    The more than seven month long mandatory evacuation of eight Arvin homes was lifted Thursday by Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall, who delivered letters to evacuees stating that "the explosive gas is no longer present." Some of the letters were left taped to the doors of apartments that evacuees have been forced...

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    Stephanie Campbell, longtime Bakersfield activist, dies at 61

    Stephanie Campbell spent a lifetime trying to improve conditions in southeast Bakersfield, from keeping youth out of trouble to cleaning up neighborhoods. The longtime Bakersfield activist died of cardiac arrest Oct. 25. She was 61. The Bakersfield resident ran for elected office twice, owned a business,...

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    Museum open for altar-ations

    Death gets a bad rap this time of year: zombies want to eat your flesh, vampires want to bite your neck and ghosts want to scare the daylights out of you. But Dia de los Muertos -- which falls a couple of days after that other death-obsessed holiday -- is a chance to celebrate and honor loved ones. For the sixth...

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    Wins tonight can set up league title games next week

    The anticipation of what could be in Week 10 will not happen if work isn’t done in Week 9. That means there are teams in Kern County that have definite trap games ahead tonight. In the Southwest Yosemite League, BVarsity Central Section-ranked No. 2 Bakersfield (7-1 overall, 3-0 SWYL) and No. 4 Liberty (6-2, 3-0)...

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    Centennial tops Drillers in volleyball

    Even though the Centennial High volleyball team lost the first game of its Southwest Yosemite League match against first-place Bakersfield High, the Golden Hawks delivered the message that they were going to give the Drillers all they could handle. As it turned out, Centennial was more than BHS could handle. Playing...

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