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Jeff Morales, chief executive officer of the California High-Speed Rail Authority discusses the bullet train's revised business plan Thursday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bullet train officials push plan to head north

SACRAMENTO — The decision to build the first leg of California's bullet…

 

5 bodies found in plane wreckage in Kern County orchard

BAKERSFIELD — Rescuers pulled five bodies from the wreckage of a small…

 

Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood talks during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015, in Bakersfield, Calif., while showing a photo of Benjamin Peter Ashley on the screen. (Casey Christie/The Bakersfield Californian via AP)

Deputies shoot, kill target of 2-week manhunt in California

RIDGECREST, Calif. — Sheriff's deputies in California have shot and killed a…

 

In this May 21, 2015 file photo, workers prepare an oil containment boom at Refugio State Beach.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Pipeline firm couldn’t reach staff at California spill site

LOS ANGELES — As thousands of gallons of crude oil from a…

In this May 21, 2015 file photo, workers prepare an oil containment boom at Refugio State Beach.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Cal women’s basketball picks up seventh straight win

Hind Ben Abdelkader scored a career-high 18 points, Reshanda Gray added 14…

Bakersfield mulls anti-abortion resolution

The Bakersfield City Council is bracing for a large turnout when a…