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Local & Regional Black Friday crowds appear thin around Bakersfield (New) Black Friday crowds appear thin around Bakersfield (Video)
The crowds appeared thin this Black Friday, as more people headed to stores earlier Thursday. What used to be simply Black Friday, has turned into a multi-day shopping event. Many speculate the smaller crowds on Friday are due to stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.
Local & Regional Restaurant employees get the day off, celebrate together      Restaurant employees get the day off, celebrate together
The football game Richard Martinez played at Beach Park Thursday morning wasn’t the only one going on. “Turkey Bowls” have become a time honored tradition on Thanksgiving.


But not very many other games Thursday morning were played between co-workers.
Local & Regional Mojave shooting suspect arrested
A shooting suspect has been arrested in Kern County's desert. The shooting occurred Monday in the 8900 block of Lone Butte Road in Mojave, according to the sheriff's office.
Local & Regional Man killed by train in Rosamond
A man has been struck and killed by a train in Rosamond. The man's body was found Tuesday morning near railroad tracks in the area of Sierra Highway and Orange Street.
Local & Regional Japanese firm to build rail cars near Los Angeles
A Japanese firm said it will go ahead with plans to build light-rail cars in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled, transportation officials announced.