I saw enough “Twilight Zone” episodes back in the ‘60s to be very wary of any robots, particularly those that always want to take over humankind. It’s to the point that you wonder if any other type of robot exists. Must they all be power-hungry?
For the second game in row, Cal State Bakersfield’s women’s basketball team held a lead in the final minutes. But for the second game in a row, CSUB lost.
I am intrigued by the effort to split California into two states despite its dubious hopes for success. I propose that all coastal counties become the Peoples Revolutionary Loony Tune Republic of California. That which remains will be called California. I'm all for this because I'm always em…
Ridgeview High beat East Bakersfield High in girls basketball Thursday night.
Brian Pickett and his assistant coach Raymond Francisco didn’t need to look far for added motivation going into a pivotal South Yosemite League road game on Thursday.
Increased pedestrian and bike access, additional parking facilities, and a shuttle service are just a few of the things that the City of Bakersfield is hoping will be developed in downtown once high-speed rail arrives.
Missouri-Kansas City guard Xavier Bishop isolated against Cal State Bakersfield forward Shon Briggs with the final seconds winding down in a tie game. Bishop faked a jab step inside before nailing a step-back 3-pointer at the top of the arc with 1.4 seconds left.
The issue of bullying has been brought to the forefront of discussion at West High School after a student recently revealed to staff that she had thoughts of suicide after being physically attacked.
A Kern County investigation into 10 years of fatal collisions between pedestrians and cars has turned up "startling" information that could be used to save lives.
Police have identified a vehicle of interest that may be connected to the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old boy.
Last week, I put down my phone. I went two days without checking emails or text messages. I felt like I kicked Oxycontin, at least for 48 hours.
Louise Thomason, literally the first lady of Bakersfield television, died Monday in Long Beach at age 96, her son Jody said Thursday.
A Bakersfield woman who fell asleep after leaving two young boys in a bathtub — including one who died after being found unresponsive in the water — was sentenced Thursday.
With a fiddle humming in the background, punctuated by the occasional twang of a dulcimer, Grant Maloy Smith described the worst duster to ever tear through the Great Plains.
After meeting a teenage Facebook friend at a party, 26-year-old Edward Gonzalez invited him back to his place to play a drinking game, according to court documents.
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After leaving office, President Ronald Reagan created the Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to recognize individuals who have fought to spread liberty worldwide. Nancy Reagan continued the tradition after her husband's death, and in 2008 she bestowed the honor on human rights icon Natan Sharansky,…