The Convoy of Hope event was held at the old Montgomery Wards Plaza on F Street in Bakersfield where over 100 churches and community organizations came out to serve the community. Food, games, live entertainment, groceries, prayer, and some medical services were provided and everything was f…
A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores — climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years, gobbling up beachfront and overwhelming low-lying cities.
Why should Kern County worry about an incredibly ill-conceived anti-oil measure passed in Monterey County last year?
Who says it’s too early for graduation season to begin?
Readers shared their photos of rare and unusual sites spotted in Kern, and we wanted to share them with you. With graduation coming up, TBC wants to see your high school graduation photos. They could be recent or old grad photos. Let us know which high school you attended and what year you g…
With early voting for the Ward 5 Bakersfield City Council special election just a few weeks away, businessman Bruce Freeman is leading in fundraising, having raised about $42,800 more than the next candidate, according to newly filed campaign finance reports.
The 41st Western Street Rod Nationals are underway at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The three-day event runs through Sunday. The annual event not only features street rods but also includes vendors, family games, Saturday night rock and roll, nighttime cruising and other things.
Five-year-old Josiah Menjivar had been hearing about Give Big Kern from his dad at home, and he decided he wanted to help.
The success or failure of each Bakersfield College football season is determined by the quality of local talent that suits up every week.
Tyler Ferguson’s football journey has had many twists, turns and false starts.
There was a heck of a battle going on in the Hobby Stock feature Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, but Karl Noland Sr. didn’t see any of that.
Sorry, liberals, federal courts can't make law, period. Our courts have become in some cases unconstitutional and are trying to become lawmakers. The Supreme Court must rein them in and put them back on the course of enforcing the law. If these judges don't like the law, it is too bad, they …
An Orange County Register editorial that appeared in the April 25 Californian ("Charter schools meet demand for better education") criticized a well-researched report from In the Public Interest that questioned the practice of opening charter schools in areas where there is existing classroo…
State senators and Assembly members from Bakersfield recently voted against one of the largest tax increases in California history that will ensure it becomes more expensive to live, work and raise a family in California.
According to the DMV, each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle-automobile collisions. Bicycle-related crashes are connected to both cyclists’ and drivers’ behavior. Bakersfield is consistently ranked as one of the worst me…
As Cinco de Mayo nears, a perfect storm is swirling, threatening to leave many a tortilla chip high and dry on May 5.