Members of Kern County’s largest union, the Service Employees International Union, Local 521, voted Wednesday to approve a “first step” contract with the County of Kern.
Born of fire-ravaged oak from the Piute Mountains of Kern County, a corn base and a private distillation process, Wade Bowen's handcrafted American whiskey has found a loyal following since he perfected his recipe nearly a decade ago.
Arvin High's Jalen Magana sends a shoot past the Tulare Union defenders to score in double overtime and defeat Tulare Union in the Garces Holiday Soccer Festival Friday 1-0.
Garces Holiday Soccer Festival
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Building upon a week of exceptionally poor air quality due to stagnant atmospheric conditions and smoke from wildfires, the San Joaquin Valley could see gusty winds and localized blowing dust Friday night through Saturday evening, potentially worsening the region’s already poor air quality.
The majority of the previous 102 minutes of soccer were frustrating for Arvin and head coach Noah Weber on Friday afternoon at Kern County Soccer Park.
If the air feels a little thicker, and your throat a little scratchier, you can thank the fires on California's Central Coast.
Some residents of Bakersfield have reported hearing — and feeling — unexplained "boom" sounds this week.
Somebody told me recently that Woolworth's downtown had the last lunch counter in the country.
If a long Sunday afternoon in a honky tonk is your holiday wish, have we got the show for you. Head on down to The Old River Monte Carlo for "A Bakersfield Christmas."
We invited children (and the young at heart) to share their letters to jolly old St. Nick; we present them here.
Christmas is a time to bask in the warm glow of family and friends. It's also a time when everyone is exhausted after shopping for all those loved ones. If making a big holiday meal is not on your to-do list, you can turn to these restaurants who are serving Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or both.
There’s a strong contingent of locals playing in college bowl games this month. Plenty, actually.
What if they changed a restaurant’s name, but kept the same owners and menu?
Kern County has released an independent report that details more than $12.75 million in savings that could be achieved by changing the way the Kern County Fire Department pays firefighters, buys vehicles, and provides service to small cities and county airports.
There are many ways to describe what Georgia Southern did to Cal State Bakersfield in Statesboro, Georgia in what was the second game of the season for both teams.
The City of Bakersfield has its own mobile app, called Bakersfield Mobile. The app acts as a civic engagement platform for the residents of Bakersfield and provides a free and simple way to use your smartphone to report community problems, such as ugly graffiti, irritating pot holes, damaged…
Josephine "Joey" Gay should have celebrated her 12th birthday this week. She should have been surrounded by friends and family in a place festooned with purple, her favorite color.
If we disqualified every patriot or politician because they had a lapse in judgment or needed some behavior modification (counseling) concerning sexual advances we would have missed out on the accomplishments of people like Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin among many others. As long as th…