A 54-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed Sunday in southwest Bakersfield has been identified.
After being diagnosed with what would turn out to be an inoperable, fatal brain tumor, Dan McGuire was asked by his wife, Amy, if he wanted to complete his bucket list in the time he had left.
A Merced girl killed in a crash on Highway 58 on Saturday has been identified.
Whether it's watching fireworks or resting a spell in a lawn chair waiting for the steaks to come off the grill, the Fourth of July is typically an outdoor holiday. So if you're really not interested in parting from the relief of air-conditioning, your options for holiday fun are usually limited.
The saga of a local icon of the 2007 real estate crash continues with yet another twist.
A 31-year-old man who was shot in Delano on Saturday has died, according to a coroner's release.
A Bakersfield man who threw his 4-month-old son to the ground then kicked him into a wall, inflicting fatal injuries, was sentenced Tuesday to a life term behind bars.
Readers shared their photos of the Kern River, and we wanted to share them with you. Now we want to see your photos of your summer vacations. Do you read the Californian while on vacation? Let us know by sending a photo of you relaxing with the Californian on the beach, in the cabin, on the …
Every so often, one song will kill you. Slay you. Drive you to your knees where you can give thanks to the musical gods.
Finally, words of wisdom from a Senate Republican on the matter of health care reform: The time has come, at last, for across-the-aisle cooperation.
Fireworks are looming, and with the heavier post-drought growth of seasonal vegetation, the Bakersfield Fire Department has already had a taste of what’s likely to come.
Are we to believe, O Great and Powerful Federal Legislators, that this is the best you can do? That in this country, arguably the wealthiest and smartest on the planet, millions of citizens will not have access to comprehensive and affordable health care? The for-profit health care industry …
2017 BVarsity All-Area Boys Tennis
Stockdale boys tennis coach Dave Hillestad started to say his top player, Brandon Park, was "competitive," but he stopped and searched for a better word.
Frank Thiessen has won 24 Central Section championships as the coach of Bakersfield Christian's girls and boys tennis teams, but this year's boys title stuck out for a few reasons.