Kern High School District Trustee Joey O’Connell was sworn into office Monday, but made it clear that he has taken no position on a controversial decision made two weeks ago to allow teachers with Concealed Carry Weapon permits to bring firearms to campus.
Peter Tirp, the chief investment officer for the Kern County Employees' Retirement Association, kept his job Monday despite his boss' call to fire him over hostile wording in an email.
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When the smart-as-a-whip students who compete in the We The People Congressional Hearings see a panel of judges march through the door, ready to test their constitutional knowledge, they can be understandably nervous.
When I came to BC many years ago, I saw by the front door of the administration building a plaque dated 1955, with the words “Only the Educated are Free.” I was beginning my teaching career in English and philosophy and was struck by this statement expressing the ideal served by Bakersfield …
I read the article titled, “Teacher shortage even worse than thought” (Dec. 1), and find it hard to believe that there is teacher shortage here in Kern County. My wife, who is fully credentialed — and has been since 1998 — currently teaches at an outlying rural school district.
My friend Steve Cronquist is a clear and thoughtful writer, and his published appearances are too few. However, in his Nov. 30 Community Voices article, “Ryan finally learns Trump truth," Steve seems guilty of a bit of bait and switch. The bait is the assertion that Donald Trump won a landsl…
While October is, by presidential proclamation, traditionally observed as National Energy Action Month, Community Action Partnership agencies, established to fight poverty throughout the nation, practice raising energy awareness year-round.
This is a response to “Testing lacks on crops and oilfield wastewater” (Community Voices, Nov. 29). As a public water agency, Cawelo is committed to ensuring that science-based factual information is disseminated to consumers regarding the use of recycled produced water. As such, Cawelo has …
Rich Hill needed only a handful of appearances to make a striking impression with the Los Angeles Dodgers last season.
LOS ANGELES — Gordon Hayward scored 23 points, and the Utah Jazz held off the Los Angeles Lakers for a 107-101 victory on Monday night at Staples Center.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — In its fifth road game in 11 days, the CSU Bakersfield men’s basketball team earned its first road win of the season by dominating Northern Arizona 81-47 on Monday.
The holiday season is typically the most anticipated time of the year. Good tidings. Great joy. Food. Family. Festive fun.
The recent attack at Ohio State University has left a somber mood at colleges and campuses throughout the nation.
This evening, just as they've done in holiday seasons past, the students at Bakersfield Christian High will focus on the three C's: Caroling, Christmas and cocoa. But this year they've added a fourth C: Community.