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Local & Regional PG&E pleads not guilty in fatal pipeline blast PG&E pleads not guilty in fatal pipeline blast
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Local & Regional Counties tell Gov. Brown they need money for prison realignment Counties tell Gov. Brown they need money for prison realignment
In Kern County, Sheriff Donny Youngblood worries that county jails built to hold criminals for no more than a year are now housing inmates for a decade or more. Brown has proposed modifying his realignment law so that inmates sentenced to more than 10 years would again serve their time in state prisons, but Youngblood thinks the sentence length should be shorter.
Local & Regional Easter treats delivered to pediatric patients Easter treats delivered to pediatric patients (Video)
Sick children and their families at Memorial Hospital's Lauren Small Children's Medical Center got a special visit Saturday from the Dewar's family, a name synonymous with ice cream and candy in Bakersfield and around the country.