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THE DISH: Everyone is an Okie at Bubba's annual dinner

BY STEFANI DIAS Californian assistant lifestyles editor
Saturday, Sep 20 2014 11:02 PM

The organizers of Bubba's Okie Dinner, an annual fundraiser for Taft's Historic Fort, want to guarantee that you -- make that y'all -- feel at home. From the moment Bubba greets you with his hubcap laden with "horse ovaries" (that's country for hors d'oeuvres) to when Country George and Western Edition play until the last guest is out the door, you're expected to have a good time. That sense of...

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    Thursday, Sep 18 2014 04:17 PM

    Kaiser Permanente and the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting noon Friday at Walmart, 5075 Gosford Road in southwest Bakersfield, to celebrate the expansion of services at Kaiser's in-store telemedicine clinic.

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