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California newspaper sale ends 122 years of family ownership

Jun. 3, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — After 122 years of family ownership, the Bakersfield Californian has been sold to a Canadian publisher, the newspaper announced. The Harrell-Fritts family said in a message to readers on Sunday that Sound News Media, a new company run by publisher Steven Malkowich, has purchased...

Jon Pardi kicks off new country album with fiddles

May. 20, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country traditionalist Jon Pardi is kicking off his third album just the way he likes his country music — with a fiddle intro. Pardi, whose 2016 album, "California Sunrise," shot him to the top of the country album chart, is releasing "Heartache Medication" on June 3, a...

San Diego beats Bakersfield in 4 OTs in AHL playoff game

May. 4, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Max Comtois scored 4:20 into the fourth overtime early Saturday to give the San Diego Gulls a 3-2 victory over the Bakersfield Condors in Game 1 of the American Hockey League's Pacific Division final. The teams had little time to recover with Game 2 set for Saturday night....