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Zimmer, Youngblood, Louie, McKnight: our votes for Primary

For nearly a decade the state of California has been fighting a losing battle against violent crime, a trend many attribute to the series of state initiatives that have reduced jail time, sentencing guidelines and whole classes of felonies — all of which have pushed recidivists back onto the streets and left stewards of public…
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DA candidate Zimmer talks cannabis and gangs

Kern County prosecutor Cynthia Zimmer wants to be the county’s next District Attorney. She is running for the job as the county’s top prosecutor against Assistant District Attorney Scott Spielman in the upcoming election, but that’s not what she was at the Rotary Club of China Lake meeting to talk about on May 2. Instead,…
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Kern Valley Sun Endorsement: “Our Opinion” – Election Year

Our Opinion – Elections It is rare for the Kern Valley Sun to endorse candidates. However, after meeting, listening, and watching the dedication and honesty of several of those running, and the lack of from others, we have rethought our position. We are committed to support the following candidates: Sheriff Donny Youngblood . . .…
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High-ranking prosecutors battling for position of District Attorney in first contested race since 1982

District Attorney Lisa Green went unchallenged when elected to the position of Kern’s top prosecutor in 2010. Eight years later, with Green having announced her retirement, the race to choose her successor is shaping up to be a hard-fought, divisive one. The race between Assistant District Attorney Scott Spielman, the office’s second-in-command, and Supervising Deputy…
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Video – Kern County District Attorney candidate: Cynthia Zimmer

Kern County District Attorney candidate: Cynthia Zimmer
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Video – Cynthia Zimmer, why she believes you should vote for her.

Cynthia Zimmer, why she believes you should vote for her.
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Zack Scrivner’s power family visits the mountain

Poppies bloomed, and then the politics began this year. A candidate for Kern County District Attorney, Supervising Deputy D.A. Cynthia Zimmer, held a meet ‘n’ greet reception at Pine Mountain clubhouse on Friday afternoon, April 20.
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Meet & Greet – Tuesday, April 24th

Join us for a Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 24 @ 6:00 – 7:30PM in Bakersfield.
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