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Bail reduced for CA man caught on camera punching child in face

Bakersfield - The $1 million bail for a California man who was captured on video punching a toddler in the face has been reduced to $20,000 and he was released on Saturday.

Op-Ed: Cat attacks dog to save child — The law remains a jackass

Bakersfield - A Bakersfield toddler can thank his furry saviour after being attacked by a neighbor’s dog as big as he was. The dog, a Chow crossbreed, was walking loose down the street, spotted the child, and ran to the attack.

Op-Ed: California wants to pump aqueduct water uphill to save farmers

Los Angeles - California is getting serious about managing the water problem. A new option is to send water up the state aqueduct to help out irrigation for the state’s farms. What’s really unusual about this is that it’s an economically very good idea.

Teen allegedly gives semen-laced cupcakes to bullies

Bakersfield - A group of teenagers got their just desserts at the hands of their vengeful victim, who handed out cupcakes allegedly contaminated with semen.

Interview with country star Merle Haggard Special

The country legend chats to Digital Journal about his upcoming series of shows and, among other things, the trials and tribulations of crossing the Canadian border.

AMGEN Tour of California announces host cities

The AMGEN Tour of California has announced the thirteen host cities for 2012 and the cycling race is going through some of the best parts of California again.

A Trip from Atlanta to Ventura

The journey from Needles to Ventura, California is as diverse as any two continents. High-basin Mojave Desert scenes of cactus trees; desert bush; rocks; coal, and long trains that from a distance appear to be toys stretch out for over a hundred miles.

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