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Paradise on Wheels: 1990 Nissan 300ZX vs. Porsche 944 S2

They call it “The Streets of Willow Springs.” It’s a 1.3-miles asphalt snake; a miniature, 10-turn, simulated street course in the Mojave Desert, tucked into the foothills behind the main road course that is Willow Springs International Raceway. The Streets has a variety of tight corners, unsettling kinks, off-camber turns and esses, with just enough straight time in between each to allow a driver to throttle in a little extra excitement.
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Several mobile homes and vehicles catch fire in Rosamond

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — At least three mobile homes, several vehicles, and a barn in Rosamond caught fire Thursday evening. A call for a possible fire involving a shed or trailer came in at about 5:01 p.m. Several agencies, including LA County Fire, on are on scene, according to PulsePoint. The area is experiencing windy […]
Bakersfield Now

1 lane of Hwy. 58 reopens following big rigs' crash, fire near Tehachapi

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — UPDATE (3:45 p.m.) One lane on eastbound Highway 58 near Tehachapi has been reopened for traffic Thursday. Around 12:30 p.m. fire crews responded to a crash involving two big rigs on eastbound Highway 58, east of Broome Road. One big rig was loaded with wine, parked on the shoulder when it was hit by another big rig loaded with broccoli.

Luminous LED Basketballs

GOLDFIREFLY is a luminous basketball founded out of California City, CA, by a man named Jacob. He invented this ball because he loved to work out at night. He attempted to purchase many luminous balls, but none were up to his standards. The biggest problems were the grip of the basketballs and the LED lights needing to be replaced constantly.
Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Trona boys baseball loses to Boron in CIF playoffs

The Trona High School baseball season came to an end May 17th, losing to Boron during the 1st round of the CIF playoffs. Final score 10-0, but beyond the score Trona's season was special. After starting 0-5 alot of teams might call it quits but not this team. These guys continued to believe in each other and went on to win 7 of the last 11 games including a must win game against Lee Vining to make the playoffs, winning 8-4.

Aerotech News PCS Special Edition – May 2022

Digital and Print Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving California’s Antelope Valley, Edwards AFB, Calif., Nellis AFB, Nev., Luke AFB, Ariz., and Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. An Publication. – May 2022. Welcome to a special Aerotech News and Review publication – PCS: Home Is Where...
Bakersfield Now

Forward progress of 2-alarm Rosamond fire stopped at 60 acres

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — UPDATE (8:15 p.m.) Forward progress of the 2-alarm fire in Rosamond has been stopped at about 60 acres, according to KCFD. Crews will remain at the fire for the next several hours to contain it. -- A second-alarm fire is Rosamond was reported by the...
Bakersfield Now

Pete Graff running for Supervisor after "wrongful termination" from TPD

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Pete Graff, a candidate for the 2nd District Kern County Supervisor race was a police officer for the Tehachapi Police Department for nearly 10 years. He ran a security business in Mojave, Lancaster and Bakersfield for 11 years. He says he was wrongfully terminated by...
Tehechapi News

School board accelerates redistricting process, defers board reduction

With about a dozen members of the public present at a somewhat contentious special meeting May 17, the school board for Tehachapi Unified School District voted to accelerate designating new trustee areas — redistricting — aiming to get the job done in time for the November 2022 election.

Aerotech News and Review – May 13, 2022

Digital and Print Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley (“Aerospace Valley”) and Edwards AFB, CA. An Publication. – May 13, 2022. Welcome to the May 13, 2022, issue of Aerotech News and Review. Our cover story this week is about...