• District Attorney Lisa Green listns as the Kern County Board Of Supervisors discuss budget cuts Tuesday that would greatly affect her department.

    Supervisors launch budget review

    Tempers, still hot after a contentious budget process, flared again as the county started an effort to streamline government, save money and survive financial crisis.

  • Kenny Graham answers a 600-question test at the end of a 6-hour session with a psychologist as part of qualifying for benefits from the NFL Player Care Foundation.

    Lois Henry

    Life throws good and bad at former Chargers football player.

  • Young people listen to a debate by Bakersfield Mayor candidates Kyle Carter and Karen Goh Tuesday evening.

    Mayoral candidate debate

    More than 100 students, most from Bakersfield high schools, crammed the Idea Hive work space to hear Kyle Carter and Karen Goh answer questions.

  • Balze worker Ben Hakimi puts the final touches on the lettering behind home plate before the start of Sunday night's game at Sam Lynn Ballpark.

    WATCH: Last days of the Bakersfield Blaze

    The Californian captures the emotional last moments of Bakersfield's professional baseball team in one, touching video.




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