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Ask TBC: Why are the recycling drop-off locations closing? - Bakersfield Californian

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Ask TBC: Why are the recycling drop-off locations closing?
Bakersfield Californian
By Henry A. Barrios / The Californian. Bakersfield City worker Cliff Uptigrove prepares to haul away a full recycling bin from the Bakersfield College parking lot and return it back to the lot empty Thursday afternoon. The recycling drop-off spots will ...

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Ask TBC: Why are the recycling drop-off locations closing?

Bakersfield California Local News - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 21:00

Q: I noticed today that metro Bakersfield recycle drop sites will close June 30. Please tell me the reason for this decision.

I mainly recycle cardboard products at the Thorner Elementary and Bakersfield College sites, and as evidence of the bins always being full, so do other folks in the area.

BC, TBC Media team up on sports, football coverage

Bakersfield.com Junior College - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 18:04

Bakersfield College and TBC Media, representing The Bakersfield Californian and its affiliated publications and digital products, will partner to bring Renegade football games in video to bakersfield.com for the 2014 season.

For the first time, all 10 of Bakersfield College's 2014 football games will be live streamed in video on Bakersfield.com and GoGades.com, where video highlights from the games will also be made available.

A lesson, not a letdown for Haney at Prefontaine Classic

Bakersfield.com High School - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 17:50

EUGENE, Ore. -- Stockdale senior Blake Haney won't attend classes at Oregon until the fall, but his first valuable lesson came a few months early, on the track at Hayward Field on Saturday in the Prefontaine Classic.

Haney, with hopes of becoming the sixth American high schooler ever to break four minutes, ran a 4:10.41 in the International Mile, well behind the rest of a fast pack.

MICHAEL McCARTHY: Baseball provides an opportunity to give back

Bakersfield.com CSUB - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 17:37

PORTLAND, Maine — Day in and day out we go to the ballpark to play the game we love. There are moments of late-night rain delays, overnight travel and a variety of weather conditions but there are also moments of joyous walk-off wins, dominant shutout pitching and amazing web gem catches.

We are incredibly fortunate to play the game we do, and we try to never take that for granted. We also realize that while we are not in the major leagues, we do carry a voice that fans appreciate and value.

10 things home inspectors won't tell you - MarketWatch

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10 things home inspectors won't tell you
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But those “inspections” just can be a variation of “following Joe around,” and there's no guarantee your home inspector is getting the knowledge needed to do a good job when flying solo. If a not-so-sharp inspector misses a defect that eventually costs ...

Blaze outslugs High Desert, 15-10

Bakersfield.com Blaze - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 06:08

ADELANTO -- Jesse Winker hit a three-run home run and Marquez Smith hit a solo shot to help the Bakersfield Blaze beat the High Desert Mavericks 15-10 Saturday.

The Blaze had 18 hits, including three apiece by Ryan Wright, Smith and Seth Mejias-Brean.

True test of patriotism: Voting in a dull primary - Bakersfield Californian

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True test of patriotism: Voting in a dull primary
Bakersfield Californian
... Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield. To be counted, mail-in ballots must arrive at the department by the close of voting: 8 p.m. Tuesday. There are many reasons primaries generally attract little voter interest. Until California changed to its present ...
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Bakersfield all-stars win big over Central Coast

Bakersfield.com High School - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 06:04

It was a successful finish to high school baseball careers for the Bakersfield Senior All-Stars Saturday night.

The 22-player squad representing 10 city schools overwhelmed the Central California Coast All-Stars 13-5 at Bakersfield College's Gerry Collis Field.

PNC has course for home inspector exam - nwitimes.com

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PNC has course for home inspector exam
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The Purdue University North Central Office of Graduate and Extended Learning will offer a non-credit pre-licensing course to prepare participants to take the Indiana home inspector examination. The course will meet at the PNC Westville Campus from 6 to ...

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Funeral services for June 1

Bakersfield California Funerals - Sun, 06/01/2014 - 02:26

Services scheduled

The Rev. Karen J. Bryan, 71, Bakersfield, May 27 in Bakersfield. Visitation 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 2, Basham-Anspach Funeral Care. Funeral 10 a.m. June 3 at Basham-Anspach Funeral Care Chapel, 620 Oregon St. Basham Funeral Care.

Stockdale's Haney calm ahead of attempt at 4-minute mile in Oregon

Bakersfield.com High School - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 18:44

EUGENE, Ore. -- It's the fastest, and arguably the most prestigious, race of Blake Haney's budding running career.

He has the added pressure of trying to becoming the sixth high schooler in American history to break the legendary four-minute barrier in the mile.

JEFF EVANS: Kernen has change of heart, stays on at CSUB

Bakersfield.com CSUB - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 06:33

I must admit my surprise at Thursday's announcement that Bill Kernen had done an about-face and decided to put his coaching retirement on hold.

It was May 8 when the Cal State Bakersfield baseball coach -- who started the program from scratch after his hiring in 2007 -- said he was retiring to return to New York City and resume writing plays.

High Desert rallies past Blaze

Bakersfield.com Blaze - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 06:03

ADELANTO -- Burt Reynolds' two-run homer highlighted a three-run eighth inning that lifted the High Desert Mavericks to a 9-8 victory Friday over the Bakersfield Blaze.

David Vidal hit a two-run homer and he and Juan Perez had three hits apiece to lead Bakersfield, which outhit the Mavericks 16-12 but stranded 10 runners.

CSUB roundup: Kernen decides to stay on as baseball coach

Bakersfield.com CSUB - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 06:02

Cal State Bakersfield has received about 100 applications for its head baseball coaching position since the May 8 announcement that head coach Bill Kernen was retiring.

But everything changed shortly after May 24's season-ending 3-1 loss to Sacramento State at the Western Athletic Conference Tournament in Mesa, Ariz.

ACTION LINE: Don't get scammed while looking for work - Bakersfield Californian

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ACTION LINE: Don't get scammed while looking for work
Bakersfield Californian
... Better Business Bureau serving Central California. Send your consumer concerns, questions and problems to Action Line at the Better Business Bureau, 1601 H St., Suite 101, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or info@cencal.bbb.org. close. Have something to share?

Peralta, Blaze dominate Rawhide, 5-0

Bakersfield.com Blaze - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 05:49

VISALIA -- Wandy Peralta pitched seven scoreless innings with six strikeouts and only one walk to lead the Bakersfield Blaze to a 5-0 victory Thursday over the Visalia Rawhide at Recreation Park.

Peralta (5-4) allowed only two hits. He retired 12 in a row from the second through sixth innings.

New home inspector trying to get started - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/30/2014 - 05:22

New home inspector trying to get started
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. I am a new home inspector and am trying to break into the business. Some agents don't want to recommend me to their buyers because I don't have much experience. Others have looked at my detailed reports and that say I'm on the way to becoming a ...

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California's flawed water system can't track usage - Bakersfield Californian

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California's flawed water system can't track usage
Bakersfield Californian
In this May 1, 2014 photo, a dog plays in a rice field flooded with water that is owned by fourth-generation rice farmer Josh Sheppard in Richvale, Calif. Sheppard said he had more than enough water, thanks to superior rights to Feather River water ...

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Funeral services for May 30

Bakersfield California Funerals - Thu, 05/29/2014 - 23:05

Services scheduled

George John Hupp, 86, Wofford Heights, May 25 in Wofford Heights. Graveside service 11 a.m. June 2, Inglewood Park Cemetery. Sierra Valley Mortuary, Lake Isabella.

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