The Bakersfield College 2018 Summer STEM Academy includes classes in 3D design and printing, guitar building, architecture and design and others in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics fields. An application process was used to select students from Jr High, Middle School, and…
San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts free lectures and lunches as part of their ongoing Community Education Series
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- Part of State Route 99 to be reduced to one lane on Wednesday
- Happy Hour Bar & Tapas closed June 8
- Fireworks season sparks reminders about safety and avoiding illegal products
- Kern County supervisors appoint homeless coordinator
- Los Tigres Del Norte, Alejandro Fernandez to break borders on tour with Bakersfield stop
- Funeral services for June 20, 2018
- BPD officer involved in shooting identified
- ROBERT PRICE: McCarthy must say where he stands on child separation policy
The Kern High School District is looking to make significant changes to a few of its policies, largely regarding student immigration status.
Three people have been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident in Wasco that wounded four people and killed one.
The Fourth of July is still a couple of weeks away but those already (or always) in a patriotic mood are sure to enjoy an upcoming concert from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West.
Just a year after it opened, Happy Hour Bar & Tapas has closed.
Two people suspected of robbing a 7-Eleven store on Wednesday were arrested, but not for that crime.
After all the talk and preparation, the Bakersfield City Council finally is set for a vote that would allow a 1 percent sales tax increase to appear on local ballots this November.
Authorities are on the lookout for a man and a woman Bakersfield police believe used a handgun Wednesday to rob a 7-Eleven convenience store located at 1701 Pacheco Road in south Bakersfield.
(Editor's note: This column was first published in the June / July issue of the Kern Business Journal.)
State oil regulators on Monday rolled out new health and safety rules inspired by a 2014 Arvin gas leak that forced about three dozen people from their homes for more then eight months.
Immigration policy is one of the most significant issues facing our nation.
Nobody seemed to be in the mood for outdoor activity in May, or at least a whole lot fewer people compared to last year.
The votes are (almost) in. The Kern County Elections Division reported Monday that 527 of 527 precincts have reported and no last-minute ballot-dumps have changed what was apparent from the first night of voting in local races.
Zachary Diamond, the 20-year-old who was assaulted and seriously injured at Bakersfield Speedway on June 9, remains hospitalized but is improving according to his stepfather Danny Valdez.
Some Bakersfield residents are getting upset about poop — the poop emoji, to be specific.
Summer is almost officially here and since the heat of summer has already arrived many Bakersfield residents are cooling off at the McMurtrey Aquatics Center where you can swim, splash in a shallow pool or use the waterslide to add excitement to your day.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
The Bakersfield Police Department Critical Incident Review Board has determined that all shots fired by officers in a confrontation last December with a gunman who shot out a glass door at Bakersfield Heart Hospital and threatened people inside acted within department policy, and within lega…
A swanky neighborhood near Rio Bravo Country Club became the scene of a SWAT standoff early Monday morning between Bakersfield police and the vice principal of a local middle school.
We’re about to hit the dog days of summer. But it’s never too early to talk high school football in Kern County.
- Altercation at Bakersfield Speedway leaves one hospitalized
- Maxwell's serves notice it will soon close
- Mary K. Shell: Beloved, trailblazing former mayor dies at 91
- Trevor Horn's Top-50: Kern County football preseason players to watch
- As we wave goodbye to Trout's nightclub, only its modest bench survives
- Bakersfield home builder no longer facing felonies, but court case ongoing regarding allegations he unlawfully gave son's Camaro to a friend
- Against all odds, Oildale action team won't quit
- Mongols affiliates planned Bakersfield attack on Hells Angels days in advance of fundraiser, reports say
- Three arrested in attempted kidnapping case
- Man killed after slamming into pickup in south Bakersfield intersection identified.
Why is it that children from foreign countries so often become victims of politics? While immigrants pile up on our border our politicians are seeing who can gain political advantage on the backs of innocent children. They're separating families whose adults are placed in holding places for …
When the West was untamed and wild, town folks wanted law and order. They'd hire guys like Wyatt Earp, and make them sheriff to clean up their towns. Dodge City and Tombstone Arizona were perfect examples of those wild and wooly towns back then.
In the late 1990s I was part of a group of law enforcement officers and members of the Department of Human Services who formed the Drug Endangered Children's program. This was during a time of skyrocketing methamphetamine use, sales, and illicit labs. Many of the drug investigations involved…