Centennial High School took top honors Saturday at the annual "We the People" competition that tests knowledge of the U.S. Constitution, the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office said.
He rose to prominence protesting the death penalty, even as Californians backed it
Kern County supervisors could create a new city on Tuesday.
A former elementary school principal who was originally named a suspect in the shooting death of her husband in 2013 pleaded not guilty of first-degree murder in a Bakersfield courtroom Friday.
Colton Schmidt knows how many punters there are that would love to have his job. After all, it’s only been three years since he was one of them.
This was the kind of night the Condors needed.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — No. 11 UCLA used 10 3-pointers and 53 percent shooting to upset No. 1 Kentucky, 97-92, on Saturday at Rupp Arena.
Guillermo Ceja's Nov. 29 Community Voices column, "Tests are lacking on crops and oilfield water suitability," reminds us that there are never enough tests and never enough information when the facts of a case are at odds with one's agenda.
I congratulate Danny Morrison on his recent column concerning the black and brown working classes living in southeast Bakersfield ("There always has been black and brown working class," Nov. 29). I come from a hard-working family that also faced the challenges of living in southeast Bakersfi…
The contributions to American history and culture by people of color, women, members of the LGBT community and their allies are all too often overlooked in history books, even today. One way to ensure that our children understand the contributions of all members of our society — even if they…
Microaggression. Old word. Old concept. New minefield.
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His dad knew it was time for a bike. Dads know. Dads may know less than moms, but bikes are part of some childhood truth into whose frequency they are tuned.
Stars Theatre Restaurant is preparing to send a sobering letter to patrons asking for donations through the end of the current season in February while disclosing the future of the venerable Bakersfield theater is uncertain beyond that point.
With the holiday season upon us, even First Friday is caught up in the hustle and bustle. Here's a roundup of what's going on downtown.
It’s a tale of two lunch spots this week, one a hidden gem of downtown and the other a sandwich veteran celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Iguana’s Grill and Cantina, one of Bakersfield’s newest Mexican restaurants, will be celebrating its grand opening Friday with a fiesta full of authentic food and music.