A CHP officer stopped a car for speeding on Highway 65 Tuesday morning and found a dead man in the passenger seat.
For last year's first national Women's March, Kimberly Kirchmer arranged for buses to take people from Bakersfield to the march in Los Angeles, where around 750,000 people took to the streets for women's rights. When she asked L.A. organizers if she could arrange another caravan for this yea…
If there is one thing I hear most often when talking to friends and neighbors in Bakersfield, it is a belief that our city’s best days lie ahead. There’s a growing community of residents — young and old[er], lifers and transplants — who share a vision for a better Bakersfield.
A request to fire his attorneys by a man charged with murdering a young woman almost 40 years ago was denied Tuesday in a closed hearing at Kern County Superior Court.
To celebrate the life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., scores of volunteers gathered at a central Bakersfield community center — his community center — to feed and clothe those less fortunate.
Nancy Clover was feisty, stern and fearless.
President Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield were alone in the presidential suite on Air Force One, flying east toward Washington in early October, when the president reached for a handful of Starbursts, the fruit-flavored, box-shaped chewy candies.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a security guard during a robbery at a Bakersfield internet cafe over the weekend.
Recently, it was Wool Growers for dinner. I assume most people in town have been to Wool Growers, but given that it is perched on East 19th Street, the East part may scare some off. If “East” deters, then they might be unfamiliar with the bustling hub of restaurants in east Bakersfield that …
Anyone who has lived a few decades in Bakersfield knows that the city's fog problem isn't what it used to be. As sprawling urbanization has paved over more land, and drought has sucked moisture from the soil, the number of school fog delays and closures have been in serious decline — especia…
They lined up around the block for a chance to be in "Oildale."
In terms of girls basketball in the Central Section, and at the state level, this seems noteworthy.
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A Kern County jury has found a 68-year-old Ridgecrest man not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a part-time employee who refused to leave his property.
Victims of domestic violence in Kern County don't have to travel all over town anymore searching for all of the assorted services they may need to get their lives back.
Dissolving his national commission on voting fraud, as President Trump did last week, was certainly the right thing to do. There was little evidence of such fraud in the first place, and the commission didn’t turn up any new polling skulduggery.
Sunday’s Bakersfield Californian Opinion page had many people asking, "Where is Kevin McCarthy?" Writers wanted to know when Kevin was going to address the vulgar remark made by Donald Trump at a meeting that Kevin attended. Letter writers asked Kevin when will he addressing a multitude of i…