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  • The Bakersfield Californian

For 20 years, the global activist movement V-Day has raised funds to end violence against women and girls. The fight continues this week with performances of "The Vagina Monologues" at Bakersfield Community Theatre.

  • By ROBERT PRICE rprice@bakersfield.com

The contract negotiation team of the Kern High School Teachers Association is bringing the issue of health and safety conditions back to the 2018-19 bargaining table amid a growing undercurrent of anger and frustration.

  • By JON METTUS jmettus@bakersfield.com

A large group of the Foothill girls soccer team charged after forward Alexis Corona. Another chunk of the team had its sights set on goalie Alicia Ramirez. Eventually, the two celebratory masses turned into one giant pile with the two players largely responsible for Foothill’s win in the middle.

  • BY STEVEN MAYER smayer@bakersfield.com

How often do you see three police chiefs, a California Highway Patrol commander, an FBI agent and an assistant district attorney all in the same room — and all there to answer questions about bridging the racial divide and facing challenges posed by 21st century law enforcement?

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