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Kern County Fire prepares to honor Brian Massey for duty-related death - The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County Fire prepares to honor Brian Massey for duty-related death
The Bakersfield Californian
The Kern County Fire Department is preparing to bury one of its own, Fire Chief Brian Marshall said Monday. The co-workers of Kern ... Marshall said he has created an incident management team to handle the situation, including the deployment of ...

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Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 00:40:36 GMT



Trump administration rejects ban on harmful insecticide, dozens of farmworkers get sick - ThinkProgress

ThinkProgress

Trump administration rejects ban on harmful insecticide, dozens of farmworkers get sick
ThinkProgress
More than 50 farmworkers in California became sick from pesticide drift, Kern Golden Empire reported, one month after a controversial pesticide was deemed safe to use by the Trump administration. On May 5, workers harvesting cabbage on a farm near ...
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Posted on Mon, 15 May 2017 14:04:08 GMT



Bakersfield woman cited for illegally climbing Morro Rock - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Bakersfield woman cited for illegally climbing Morro Rock
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
A woman who illegally climbed Morro Rock on Sunday was cited and will be fined, according to the Morro Bay Fire Department. Authorities responded to a ... The woman, a tourist from Bakersfield, was issued a citation by State Parks for climbing the rock ...

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Posted on Mon, 22 May 2017 01:04:32 GMT



Officer shot at suspect who opened fire with an imitation gun, police say - The Bakersfield Californian

Officer shot at suspect who opened fire with an imitation gun, police say
The Bakersfield Californian
The officer has been placed on routine administrative leave pending review by the department's critical incident review board. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Detective Glen Davis at 326-3511 or the Bakersfield ...

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Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 20:10:12 GMT



Trump administration trades cash for rejecting insecticide ban, farmworkers get sick in the process - Daily Kos

Daily Kos

Trump administration trades cash for rejecting insecticide ban, farmworkers get sick in the process
Daily Kos
On May 5 in California, more than 50 farmworkers near Bakersfield became ill after they were exposed to an insecticide (Vulcan) on a farm as they were harvesting cabbage. Under the Obama administration, the active ingredient in Vulcan ...


Posted on Wed, 17 May 2017 00:50:36 GMT



Turkish security involved in DC protester assault - KERO 23ABC News

KERO 23ABC News

Turkish security involved in DC protester assault
KERO 23ABC News
... outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, two law enforcement sources tell CNN. The US State Department said it is "concerned by the violent incidents involving protestors and Turkish security personnel" in a statement on Wednesday.

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Posted on Wed, 17 May 2017 19:21:00 GMT



Bakersfield police: Officer exchanges gunfire with suspect shooting blanks - Bakersfield Now

Bakersfield police: Officer exchanges gunfire with suspect shooting blanks
Bakersfield Now
The suspect, 19-year-old Jesus Bello, climbed atop a roof before he was caught. Bello was in possession of a "blank" gun, which appears and sounds just like a real gun but doesn't actually fire bullets. Bello claims that he was drunk at the time of the ...

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Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 14:49:39 GMT



City departments pitch their project wish lists - The Bakersfield Californian

City departments pitch their project wish lists
The Bakersfield Californian
The City Council began its dive into the next fiscal year budget Monday, listening to presentations from the police and fire departments, financial services, the convention center and the city manager's office. This is one ... The overall theme of each ...


Posted on Tue, 16 May 2017 01:48:27 GMT



Bakersfield - Kern Golden Empire

Kern Golden Empire

Bakersfield
Kern Golden Empire
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - More than 50 farm workers were exposed to a pesticide drift Friday morning southwest of Bakersfield. The incident shut down harvesting operations after some of those workers complained of sudden illness. The workers were in the ...


Posted on Sat, 06 May 2017 01:06:19 GMT



VIDEO: Migrant Farmworkers May Have Been Sickened by Toxic Pesticide Greenlighted by EPA Under Trump - Democracy Now!

Democracy Now!

VIDEO: Migrant Farmworkers May Have Been Sickened by Toxic Pesticide Greenlighted by EPA Under Trump
Democracy Now!
This week Amy Goodman is on tour in California, where earlier this month more than 50 farmworkers in California were exposed to a highly toxic pesticide after it was greenlighted by the EPA in one of the agency's first decisions since Trump took office ...

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Posted on Fri, 19 May 2017 17:44:31 GMT



 

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