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  • A city of south-central California at the southern end of the fertile San Joaquin Valley north-northwest of Los Angeles. Gold was discovered in the region in 1885 and petroleum in 1899.

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  • proper noun A major city in Kern County, California, USA.

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  • noun a city in south central California at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley

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  • Earlier this week, Chevron unveiled Project Brightfield, a solar plant featuring 7,700 solar panels on 18 acres of an old refinery site in Bakersfield, CA.

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  • A hazardous material crew and bomb squad were called to Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield when sharp eyed TSA spotted jars of honey in a passenger's luggage.

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  • I was an engineer for Shell Oil in Bakersfield, California, an unhappy engineer, and was looking for an exit strategy.

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  • Forbes caught up with Bill Fawns, CIO of Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, Calif., to talk about what happened and what to do when a cyber attack does occur.

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  • Just head north on 285, hang a left where you see La Llorona, bear right past the howling Chupacabras, then a hard right at the Vaudeville Express Melodrama Musical Theatre in Bakersfield, then come in for a smooth landing near the Winchester Mystery House.

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  • The first incident was a severe black bear mauling in Bakersfield, Calif., on July 22.

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