A man who was charged last month in the fatal accidental shooting of a 14-year-old Rosamond boy accepted a plea agreement Thursday.
1 Are you tired of hearing all the debate about who’s going to pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall?
Tristen Armstrong stood over a cold, lifeless body, her fists pressed over his ribcage as she pumped up and down. Her partner kept pace, coaching her along.
A man who was escorted out of the Rosedale Highway Walmart threatened an employee then led authorities on a high-speed chase, police said.
Golden Empire Supermoto held its "Bikes N Brews" event at the Lengthwise Pub this past Wednesday night to promote the upcoming motorcycle races this Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park. In addition to the motorcycles there will also be 4 divisions of car racing. Gates open at 5:30 wit…
The owner of a convenience store who authorities say shot a suspected shoplifter in the back was arrested Thursday on an assault charge, deputies said.
A woman traveling in a GET bus last week assaulted a passenger and the driver, police said Thursday.
I made a Smart & Final run recently. I bought Windex, Lemon Clean Pledge, a package of Soft Scrubs and a mixed case of San Pellegrino Limonata (which may be the best drink on the planet) and Aranciata (orange).
In what could be interpreted as a vote of confidence in Centennial graduate Cody Kessler, the Cleveland Browns, with three picks in Thursday’s first round of the NFL draft, declined to select a quarterback with any of them.
Braxton Huggins, the local product who was one of New Mexico State’s basketball stars this past season, has been given his release and will transfer, he confirmed via text message Thursday night.
When Ryan Branson looked at his players Thursday evening, he saw a team rolling through the Southeast Yosemite League and nothing like the one that went 3-11 in non-league games.
The passage of Measure J on November ballots hasn’t quite had a huge effect on Bakersfield College’s campus, but it’s coming.
HIT: County Counsel Mark Nations wisely denied a request by Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood that the Board of Supervisors declare this a “non-sanctuary county” for illegal immigrants, though Nations didn’t take the action for the same reasons we cited in a Wednesday editorial.
The Californian's April 25 Our View, titled "'Non-sanctuary' proposal sends a bad message" is definitely a bad message. It uses name calling, such a "smacks of intolerance" and "a bastion of belligerence." It is illogical. On the one hand it accepts cities declaring themselves as sanctuaries…
“Food grows where water flows,” read signs that scatter the 99. As a community raised up from the humble beginnings of fields and orchards that now scatter the Central Valley, we of all people know that water has been an integral part of our thriving community for generations.
I am writing this letter from the gulf coast of Texas, near Houston, a state that was one of President Trump's strongest supporters. Like Kern County, it has a very high percentage of Hispanics. And it is a border state. I did hear a local radio commentary that a word used by President Bush,…
I must take serious issue with the recent Californian article about there being fewer homeless on Bakersfield streets. My admittedly anecdotal view of the situation is that there have never been more zombies roaming the streets of Bakersfield than now. I don’t know what the study considers h…