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  • 'America's Next Top Model' back with smaller contestants

     
    I guess Tyra Banks is hoping that the saying “Big Things Come In Small Packages” will work to her advantage this season of America’s Next Top Model. This cycle, the host and creator of the show has opened up the competition......
  • Bakersfield police fatally shoot man who tried to set woman on fire

    Bakersfield police fatally shoot man who tried to set woman on fire
    A man was shot and killed Wednesday after he allegedly poured gasoline on a woman and tried to set her on fire before charging a Bakersfield police officer. The man, who has not been identified, suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to Kern Medical...
  • Why isn't every cat Tara the Hero Cat? Take mine, for example.

    Why isn't every cat Tara the Hero Cat? Take mine, for example.
    By now, everyone in the known universe seemingly has seen the video of Tara the Hero Cat, the terror tabby that saved a Bakersfield family’s 4-year-old son who was being attacked by a neighbor’s dog. Cat lovers everywhere rejoiced. Dog...
  • Dee Hart just trying to have fun with difficult life decision

    Dee Hart just trying to have fun with difficult life decision
    Here we go again with Dee Hart. The Dr. Phillips running back said Thursday evening that he is currently not committed to any school. He's been committed to Michigan and Alabama for about four days and now, no one. Despite video to the contrary by...
  • Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness

    Not quite hard times for Social Distortion and Mike Ness
    During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician. But in putting...
  • Maria Shriver Files For Divorce

    Maria Shriver Files For Divorce
    BRENTWOOD (KTLA) -- Independence Day comes early for Maria Shriver after she filed divorce papers Friday, ending her 25 year marriage with former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In papers filed with the Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, Shriver cited...
  • Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California

    Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California
    Is the world ready for a major new pomegranate variety? We'll soon see whether Angel Red, touted as having softer seeds than conventional varieties, fulfills the great hopes of its discoverer and the many farmers who have rushed to plant it, as it...
  • Soccer: Southern California Regional scores and pairings (updated)

     
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SOCCER BOYS DIVISION I Semifinals, Thursday, 4 p.m. #4 San Diego Rancho Bernardo at #1 Clovis Buchanan Bakersfield Golden Valley at #2 San Clemente Note: Championship, Saturday, 6 p.m. at Warren. DIVISION II Semifinals,...
  • Orlando Shakespeare Theater PlayFest! schedule

     
    Here is the schedule for the events, readings, workshops and production of “Charm” that will make up Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2011 edition of PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays: Keynote event A Chat With Mark Brown: 7-8:...
  • Car Theft at Lowest Level in Over 40 Years

     
    Auto theft in the U.S. has reached its lowest levels since 1967. In 2010, vehicle theft rates dropped 7.2% from 2009???s 794,616 stolen vehicles, according to a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, which is based on FBI......
  • Soccer: Southern California Regional scores and pairings

     
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SOCCER BOYS DIVISION I Semifinals, Thursday Clovis Buchanan 1, San Diego Rancho Bernardo 0 San Clemente 2, Bakersfield Golden Valley 0 DIVISION III Semifinals, Thursday Salesian 3, Annenberg 1 San Diego Parker 0, Mendota 0...
  • Retail roundup: Wedding dresses at Costco, home improvement sellers ramp up competition, more Borders closures, fast-casual restaurants see sales rise

     
    -- Costco is making it possible to pick up a year's supply of toilet paper and a wedding dress in the same trip. That's right, the discount warehouse chain is now hawking designer wedding dresses at 40% off retail, joining......