Kern County Sheriff’s investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in a 2015 double-homicide that left two men from McFarland dead.
The flu vaccine might not be as effective this year against a common and virulent strain, H3N2, but local public health officials say that’s no reason to abandon the shot altogether.
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For the past handful of years, the Frontier Titans have built up their wrestling program to one of Kern County’s most established outfits.
Help the American Heart Association's Kern County chapter and Adventist Health Bakersfield by knitting or crocheting red baby hats for the Little Hats, Big Hearts program.
At the 35th annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade, the Bakersfield-area CHP continued a longstanding tradition — handing out candy canes to parade viewers.
It was last year, Aug. 16, when three men in a pickup rolled up in front of a home on Donna Street in central Bakersfield and started shooting.
Attorneys for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund have spent most of this week making the case that the County of Kern broke federal law when it drew boundaries for county supervisorial districts in 2011.
Shannen Smotherman had trademark symptoms for valley fever.
Everyone loves getting a package delivered to their door. And if it's a Christmas or Hanukkah gift, all the better.
If there's one thing Marcos Vargas could not bear to see, it was injustice. As an elementary-school child in Mexico, it bothered him to witness a teacher using corporal punishment on a student. As a child he knew he wanted to be a lawyer and stand up for the vulnerable.
A sea of leather jackets and Santa hats gushed throughout Beach Park Sunday morning for the 34th annual Bakersfield Toy Run.
The Centennial Corridor has begun rising out of the ground after decades of opposition, study and preparation.
When a white pickup truck parked near a residence on Woodrow Avenue in Oildale on Saturday, several kids came running outside in excitement and anticipation. It was as if Christmas had come early, and in a way, it had.
Shannon LaBare left her corporate job of seven years, and work that spanned the country, to focus on her community. She should have left earlier, she said, but, as a graphic designer and marketing professional, she believed the lie that her talents wouldn’t be needed here because “there aren…
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Say you are a gay couple and are wonderfully excited because the two of you bought a bakery and are making good money at something you enjoy. One day, however, this guy comes in and wants a cake for a rally against gay marriages. He asks for a design celebrating this event, and you say no si…
Once again it seems Los Angeles is dumping on Kern County and Bakersfield. For years we have been fighting to keep their human waste off our fields. They fought hard to defend their so-called right to send us their excrement. Those south of the Grapevine truly have a disdain for our communit…