Let’s give it up for Tara, the badass Bakersfield cat who saved a child from a vicious dog attack last year. The seven-year-old Tabby has been recognized by the Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles for her fearless heroism and was given a very special prize.
California Assembly Member Shannon Grove is generating cascades of headlines over the last couple days for her very reasonable, well thought-out, scientific point of view that her state’s crippling drought is caused by abortion. She’s been defending that view to her constituents on Facebook, which, again — great plan.
The "suspicious material" in a passenger's luggage closed the Bakersfield airport today. Asked the local sheriff, "Why in this day and age would someone take a chance carrying honey in Gatorade bottles? That itself is an alarm." [AP, via Breitbart]