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My friend Steve Swenson died today

There are certain words we use in journalism that sometimes we have no business using. They are “automatics,” used in a certain type of story, regardless of whether we have any idea if they are true. 1,992 more words

Renegade Athletics: Ending the Season on High Note

I was just browsing BC’s webpages and found the Athletics website to be very current and engaging.  Check it out at http://www.gogades.com/

Thank you Francis Mayer for keeping this website up-to-date.   731 more words

"Just go ahead and play your fiddle" or If this doesn't get you fired, nothing will

I joined The Bakersfield Californian photo staff in September, 1981, after spending nine months as a sports writer and layout editor. This was the job I wanted, it was my dream job. 1,367 more words