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  1. LOIS HENRY: On water issues, 1 vote each isn’t always fairest

    By LOIS HENRY, Californian columnist
    Monday, Jul 21 2014 12:47 PM

    There’s so much going on with groundwater, it’s a whirlwind! OK, a whirlwind you can’t see and probably haven’t heard of, but a whirlwind nonetheless.

    It’s no secret that Californians have been abusing our aquifers for more than a generation. Mother Nature has, so far, bailed us out with a few wet years between droughts to refill the tank. Not this year.

    Now, we’re looking at frighteningly low groundwater levels.

  2. BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics and people

    By Richard Beene
    Sunday, Jul 20 2014 05:05 PM
  3. JOSE GASPAR: Here's a thought, McFarland: hire police with clean records

    By Jose Gaspar
    Sunday, Jul 20 2014 03:00 PM
  4. ROBERT GAUTNEY: Local golfers finish fifth and seventh at the SCGA Amateur

    BY ROBERT GAUTNEY Tee to Green
    Saturday, Jul 19 2014 10:31 PM
  5. HERB BENHAM: It's any porch in a storm for disloyal outdoor cats

    By HERB BENHAM, Californian columnist
    Saturday, Jul 19 2014 09:00 AM
  6. ROBERT PRICE: My visit to a Denver marijuana store

    BY ROBERT PRICE, Californian executive editor
    Friday, Jul 18 2014 06:12 PM
  7. SOUND OFF: Did publisher have an ulterior motive for writing?

    BY ROBERT PRICE, Californian executive editor
    Friday, Jul 18 2014 05:26 PM
  8. VALERIE SCHULTZ: Big news -- voters on the right don't like our president

    By VALERIE SCHULTZ, Contributing columnist
    Friday, Jul 18 2014 02:47 PM
  9. SHERRY DAVIS: The most popular dogs -- and what we spend on them

    By Sherry Davis
    Friday, Jul 18 2014 01:00 PM
  10. BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics & people

    By RICHARD BEENE, Californian president and CEO
    Friday, Jul 18 2014 08:36 AM
  11. STEVE MERLO: Rockfish and Virg's Sportfishing on the Central Coast rebound

    By STEVE MERLO, Contributing columnist
    Thursday, Jul 17 2014 08:33 PM
  12. HERB BENHAM: Cyclists send thoughts, and photo, to injured pal

    By HERB BENHAM, Californian columnist
    Thursday, Jul 17 2014 04:22 PM
  13. CAMILLE GAVIN: Young actor ready to graduate to adult roles

    By CAMILLE GAVIN, Contributing columnist
    Wednesday, Jul 16 2014 10:06 AM

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