John Giumarra III told police he was playing with his radio as he drove along Golden State Avenue the night of Jan. 16 when he felt an impact and saw something along the right side of his SUV, then heard a dragging noise, according to court documents.
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Going through new student orientation at Cal State Bakersfield used to be a pretty dull affair, with students sitting through long presentations about resources, policy and programs.
Actor and former politician Alan Autry was in Bakersfield Thursday to speak at the annual “In God We Trust - America” fundraiser, but before the event he shared stories from his colorful life on the web-streamed program “Open Up Live.”
Brian Doyle, God rest his soul, may be the best spiritual writer you haven’t read. I knew him only through his writing and a couple of email exchanges. Still, I mourn his death as I would an old friend’s.
I think we are pretty much at a new height of excellence as far as Indian food goes in Bakersfield. There was a time when we had two options at best, and a few years ago Zaika opened on Ming Avenue and shook things up. Then the kitchen genius from Taj Mahal moved into an old buffet restauran…
In today’s hyper-charged political environment, former state Sen. Republican leader Dave Cogdill was an anomaly: A leader of a political party who dared talk with, and work with, the “other side.”
It must be fantasy finance month. On July 4, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie created $13.5 billion out of thin air and credited it to the state's troubled employee pension funds, making them look far less bad.
Putting aside for a moment the state of ruin in the Trump White House, I'm seeing nothing but chaos coming from Democrats. Granted, it takes a while to recover from a disaster, and it is especially discouraging when the disaster is of your own making, like burning down the house because you …
In a world where newer, faster and sleeker is often the mantra, a small group of racers have taken the opposite approach.
Faith Bender, who will start her freshman year at Liberty next month, won the girls 15-16 year old division shot put title at the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympics Track and Field Championships on Wednesday in Lawrence, Kansas.
Readers may recall that my column last Friday was about a recent hunting trip I took to New Zealand. It had an abrupt end because I failed to note that it was just the start of a two week story. I apologize for that.