A crash at Oak Street and California Avenue on Monday morning injured four people, Bakersfield firefighters said.
For the first time, East Bakersfield High School’s We The People team has been invited to Washington, D.C., for a chance to capture the national title. There’s just one problem — it's about $43,000 short.
The woman accused of gunning down the owner of the popular Southern-style restaurant J's Place made her first court appearance Monday on a charge of first-degree murder.
Another Black History Month has come and gone. Our month was filled with celebratory social events filled with negro spirituals and Nubian nostalgia.
A 43-year-old man was struck and killed by a pickup on Friday as he ran across the southbound lanes of Highway 99 north of Olive Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.
1. You’ve been updated on the winners of the Oscars, but what about the Razzie Awards?
The 5-year-old boy shot and killed in a drive-by shooting Thursday has been identified.
I went surfing in Ventura recently, which required strapping two boards to the top of the Jeep — a 9-foot, 8-inch paddle board and the Wavestorm, a foam board from Costco.
History can be made this weekend, but it must begin Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Bakersfield Californian this past weekend was named top 10 in two categories in the under-30,000 circulation Associated Press Sports Editors national contest: Sunday Section and Special Section.
All members of Congress swear to uphold the U.S. Constitution and protect it from threats both domestic and foreign. Well, Donald Trump has been operating unconstitutionally since he was sworn in. He has not divested himself of his businesses, neither domestic nor foreign, which makes any of…
I appreciate the Bakersfield Californian publishing Kevin McCarthy and David Valadao’s voting records. A bill to have an independent investigation into Russian influence was quashed by ultra loyal Republican representatives like Kevin and David by a vote of 233 for, 190 against. So, what loo…
The Confederate flag has generated a lot of negative publicity over the years but it is as much a part of our history as the American flag.
I am mainstream America. I don’t practice “political correctness.” I refer to something by what it is. I am not terrified of hurting other people’s feelings. I don’t need a “safe space” to which I can retreat.
I've known Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin for over 30 years. We worked patrol together, worked on special assignments together, and worked as homicide detectives together, and I know him to be an honest, decent man with integrity, loyalty, trust in others. He is an excellent leader and…