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Apr 12, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Jonathan Winters, the cherub-faced comedian whose breakneck improvisations and misfit characters inspired the likes of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey, has died. He was 87.
Feb 6, 2013 at 7:30 AM
Imagine a whole month's paycheck going toward a water bill. That's what Keene-area residents are facing in a potential water rate hike.
Jan 22, 2013 at 11:06 AM
Their parents sure aren't picking sides for the Feb. 3 matchup in New Orleans. These days, the Harbaughs' longtime coaching father, Jack, stays away from game-planning chatter or strategy sessions with his Super Bowl-bound coaching sons.
Jan 7, 2013 at 11:19 PM
The folksy host of "California's Gold" came to Kern County numerous times to explore places. He died in his home shortly after retiring.
Oct 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM
A Kansas battlefield where forces faced off over slavery several years before the Civil War, two New England churches, and several sites associated with indigenous North American cultures are among 27 places designated new National Historic...
Oct 8, 2012 at 6:48 PM

KEENE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farm workers who otherwise might...
Oct 8, 2012 at 12:14 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday designated the home of Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez as a national monument, calling Chavez a hero who brought hope to millions of poor, disenfranchised farm workers who otherwise might have remained "invisible" to much of the nation.
Oct 8, 2012 at 5:10 PM
President Barack Obama on Monday announced the establishment of the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument in Keene, Calif. Here's the uncut speech made by the president at La Paz.
Oct 7, 2012 at 5:41 PM
History will be made next Monday, Oct. 8, when President Barack Obama visits Kern County to establish a Cesar E. Chavez National Monument.
Oct 1, 2012 at 11:37 PM
History will be made next Monday, Oct. 8, when President Barack Obama visits Kern County to establish a Cesar E. Chavez National Monument.
Aug 1, 2012 at 8:35 PM
Students at many for-profit colleges will be looking for other ways to pay for their courses now that the state has cut these schools from the Cal Grant program.
Aug 1, 2012 at 8:36 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Students at many for-profit colleges will be looking for other ways to pay for their courses now that the state has cut these schools from the Cal Grant program. The state is out with new standards for which schools...
Jul 3, 2012 at 1:17 PM
ARCATA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California mother has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 3-month-old daughter, who suffered third-degree burns from a blow dryer.
Jun 22, 2012 at 1:25 PM
A Southern California man strangled his wife and bludgeoned his 6-year-old daughter to death after a paternity test showed the girl was not his biological child, prosecutors said.
Mar 12, 2012 at 4:09 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are kicking off Sunshine Week by honoring the author of the state's main open-meetings law.