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2 Americans Held In North Korea Released

The two remaining Americans who had been held in North Korea have been released and are on their way home, U.S. officials said Saturday.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2014

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Fundraiser, Minimum-Wage Roundtable Bring Biden To LA

Vice President Joe Biden will speak at a fundraiser and also take part in a minimum-wage roundtable discussion with Mayor Eric Garcetti during a two-day visit to the Southland that starts Monday afternoon.

10/05/2014

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Police Release Bakersfield Vice Principal Who Had Gun On Campus

Bakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws.

08/28/2014

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Kern County Deputy Pleads In Crash That Killed 2

A Kern County sheriff’s deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.

08/14/2014

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Married Nearly 62 Years, Couple Dies 4 Hours Apart

Granddaughter Melissa Sloan tells The Bakersfield Californian that her grandmother died first, and when her body was taken away, Don Simpson’s soul left with her.

08/04/2014

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Bakersfield Police Make $76M Marijuana Bust

A driver who ran a red light in Bakersfield led police to a $76 million marijuana bust.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2014

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Crews Race Weather In Shirley Fire

Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.

06/15/2014

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Hero Cat That Saved Boy From Vicious Dog Attack Takes Pitcher’s Mound

A family’s cat captured in a viral video saving a Central California boy from a dog attack has another challenge ahead, but this time from the pitcher’s mound.

05/16/2014

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Video Going Viral: Cat Saves Little Boy From Vicious Dog Attack In Bakersfield

The 57-second video already has 2,191,922 hits.

05/14/2014

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Local Shelter Asking For Miracle For Puppies Rescued From Bakersfield ‘Hell Hole’

At least four of the puppies have been diagnosed with deadly Canine Parvovirus, fatal in more than 90 percent of cases.

05/03/2014

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No Charges Filed Against Deputies In Bakersfield Arrest Death

Kern County sheriff’s deputies won’t face criminal charges over the death of a man they beat during an arrest.

04/11/2014

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Speaker Boehner Visits California For Drought Bill

Boehner visited a dusty field just outside of Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday with three Central Valley Republican colleagues to announce the bill will be introduced in the next couple of weeks.

01/22/2014

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Pit Bulls Shot After Attack Near Bakersfield

Police have shot a pack of pit bulls that mauled two people in the backyard of a Kern County home.

08/23/2013

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Fruit Breeder Taps Into Consumers’ Sweet Tooth With Cotton Candy-Flavored Grapes

A fruit breeder has tapped into the sweet tooth of consumers with cotton candy-flavored grapes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Advocates Caravan To Bakersfield To Press House Republican For Immigration Reform

Thousands of immigrant rights advocates are headed to Northern California Wednesday to urge House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy to support and press for a vote on immigration reform.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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