McCarthy: Obamacare is a disaster, a crazy Jenga like puzzle that will punish employers and give workers fewer and more expensive choices
If there really is a heaven, there must be a special place for veterinarians; and my take on the bone headed called by Rolling Stone to run the Boston bombing suspect on its cover
A dying man reaches out to share life lesson; if you had to do it all over again, what would you change in your own life?
A dying friend reaches out to touch base, radio show host Ralph Bailey gets some good news and remembering DiRico's Italian eatery
Bakersfield ranks high on a list of cities with strong job growth, thanks to the boom in the oil and gas fields. And remembering swim teacher Owen Nelson, a role model for so many others
Bako Bits: a bit of good form around town and a dose of bad form and more memories of the old Haberfelde Foundry
A young woman is attacked and mugged in downtown Bakersfield and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush makes a convincing argument for immigration reform
McCarthy: On this Fourth of July, celebrating the wisdom of our Founding Fathers and the strength and courage that make our country great