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It's not going to be a very merry Christmas at Taft's Historic Fort after thieves broke into a pair of Seatrains and stole the Fort's Christmas decorations and supplies for the West Kern Adult School.

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The California Living Museum (CALM) announced today that tickets are on sale online at www.calmzoo.org for the 20th annual HolidayLights. This year’s event will continue as a drive-thru experience. The event will return on Saturday, Nov. 26 and run nightly through Dec. 31, except on Christma…

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Kern Council of Governments is seeking nominations for its 2022 Regional Awards of Merit ceremony, which honors those programs, organizations, and individuals who are making life in the Kern region better through innovative, cooperative efforts.

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Senator Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) recognized Huddleston Crane Service as the Senate District 16 Small Business of The Year. Senator Grove was joined by local elected officials, community leaders, and members of her district to celebrate the contributions Huddleston Crane services has mad…

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The Kern County Board of Supervisors met today as scheduled for the Oct. 25 Board Meeting. Supervisor Phillip Peters (District 1), Chairman Zack Scrivner (District 2), Supervisor Mike Maggard (District 3), Supervisor David Couch (District 4), and Supervisor Leticia Perez (District 5) were in…

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The Taft College Foundation has reached its goal of raising $1,000,000 for TC's 100-year Centennial Anniversary

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Fire destroyed a motor home behind a house on the 400 block of Olive Saturday late Saturday afternoon.

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If elected in November, Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Dahle said he would bring California closer to energy independence and protect the environment better that Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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Public libraries provide critical resources to some of Kern County's most vulnerable residents on a daily basis. Because overdoses can occur anywhere, it's appropriate for staff working in public spaces such as a public library, be trained to administer and distribute Narcan, just as they wo…