A Delano man who spent more than two decades on death row was released from custody Thursday after all charges against him were dismissed.
San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts free lectures and lunches as part of their ongoing Community Education Series
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- PHOTO GALLERY: The 2018 Bakersfield Women's Business Conference
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A collaboration between a home improvement store and a museum that maintains several old buildings seems like a natural fit.
District attorney candidates Scott Spielman and Cynthia Zimmer shared their vision for the county's prosecuting office and answered questions regarding whether teachers should be armed, how to use body cameras as evidence and what they'd do to ensure wrongful convictions don't occur during a…
Cal State Bakersfield’s baseball team was a little down, pitcher Naithen Dewsnap said. The Roadrunners had lost eight games in a row and were in desperate need of a confidence booster — or what head coach Jeremy Beard refers to as a “shot in the arm.”
I’ve come to hoarding sugar. “Hoarding” because sugar is under siege. First salt and pepper disappeared, now sugar.
An admitted gang member accused of gunning down Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich repeatedly denied involvement in the killing after being told a witness identified him as the shooter and the suspect vehicle — a silver Kia registered to his mother — was found set ablaze at the Kern-Tulare co…
Two Voorhies Elementary fifth grade students are facing criminal charges after falsely convincing police that a student was kidnapped while boarding a bus in east Bakersfield, launching an hours-long search that involved multiple agencies, dozens of officers and an airship to search for susp…
A short vehicle pursuit in central Bakersfield Wednesday night ended in an arrest and the recovery of drugs and a handgun.
A Bakersfield man was robbed and then restrained in a vehicle on the 5800 block of Sienna Lane about 3 a.m. Thursday. Bakersfield Police said two suspects forced their way into the 58-year-old man's home and restrained him while they took valuables. The victim sustained minor injuries during…
The annual Women's Business Conference is going on now at the Rabobank Arena.
Readers submitted photos of wildflowers popping up this Spring season. We want to see more of your wildflower photos. Send your images to email@example.com with a caption. They will be in a photo gallery online, and we will do our best to publish them in print. See more photos at Bakers…
Bakersfield College baseball coach Tim Painton doesn’t like looking too far down the road and thinking about more than the upcoming game. But his players could do the math and Painton heard talk around the club on Wednesday that he hadn’t heard all year.
As of a week ago, Cal State Bakersfield third baseman Luis Martinez had just three home runs in his last three seasons, including two at Bakersfield College.
Falcons top Bulldogs 8-1
Carbs plus carbs divided by an 80-plus-degree afternoon seems like an equation for disaster. But never underestimate the power of the mac. The Mac and Cheese Festival returns for the fifth year to Cal State Bakersfield, promising a day of pasta and generous pours of beer and wine.
Kern County may have a cannabis face-off on the November ballot.
Nothing to do in Bakersfield? Not if The BLVD has anything to say about it. The new venue, which will open next month, will include bowling, laser tag, an arcade, a ropes course, food, drink and so much more.
Aera Energy engineer Bill Senecal gives a simple demonstration on drilling for oil during the Aera Energy Academy Wednesday. He had students from Ramon Garza School probe a cupcake with a straw looking for a spot of chocolate. Not all the cupcakes had the chocolate spot and it was located in…
Bakersfield has ranked worst, second worst and third worst in the nation for three categories of air quality, shining a light on the community's ongoing potential for health risks associated with breathing poor air, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association in…
- Death row inmate Vicente Benavides released from custody Thursday after charges dismissed
- KCSO: Story of kidnapping at Voorhies Elementary was fabricated, 'masterminded' by two school kids
- Police investigating whether three men found dead in parked car in Burbank are same men reported missing from Bakersfield
- Missing woman considered at risk due to medical condition
- Bakersfield High student brought gun on campus, school officials say
- COMMUNITY VOICES: A school run amok: A counselor's perspective
- At Bakersfield High, students 'cuss up a storm,' fight and assault staff; teachers say new disciplinary practices are to blame
- John Giumarra III made call from jail requesting family friend to contact judge following arrest in fatal crash, attorneys say
- Man arrested in Delano homicide case
- Man reported missing April 4 has medical condition, family says
- Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich fatally shot, Sheriff says
- Dana Haggard memorial set for April 23 at Valley Baptist
- Accused killer of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich ordered held on $2 million bail
- Latino leaders agree to back Delano Mayor Grace Vallejo to face Couch
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Katie Price's Community Voices article about the lack of addressing the real causes and effects of disruptions at the schools was right on ("A school run amok: A counselor's perspective," April 18). I'm a 1957 grad of Bakersfield High when there were 4,800 high school students and more than …
James Comey did it, naturally, for the children.
I agree with Wednesday's article by Katie Price. The problem that teachers have now is that some of the parents are not teaching their children respect or appreciation for the people in authority. The majority of parents work and they are too busy or tired to investigate how their children a…