The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying and locating a man wanted for identity theft.
Evening lane closures will continue on westbound Truxtun Avenue through the end of the month between Oak Street and the Highway 99 overcrossing, according to the city manager's office.
Nick Pruitt is aware there is no clear-cut favorite in terms of individual boys golfers this season in the Southwest Yosemite League.
A 21-year-old man suspected of gang ties pleaded not guilty Monday to prostituting a minor over the age of 16 and two counts of human trafficking — a rare charge that the Bakersfield Police Department has leveled against suspects just eight times in three years.
More than 15,000 Dignity Health workers in California signed a five-year contract with their employer this month that included 13 percent raises over five years, ending speculation from employees that the merger between Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives would lead to diminished …
California faces a statewide drinking water crisis that affects a million Californians each year, but most of us have no idea what’s going on.
Charles Manson's cremated remains have been scattered nearly four months after the cult leader died in prison. A funeral was held Saturday following a court battle for the 83-year-old's remains.
A 57-year-old man who conspired in growing thousands of marijuana plants in Sequoia National Forest was sentenced Monday to five years in prison.
A California City man who was killed Friday when his motorcycle left the roadway and crashed has been identified.
Popular Papa was, for a moment, mean old Papa but mean old Papa can live with mean old Papa. Live with it and sleep like a 3-year-old.
Commercial drones are typically used to capture aerial footage, but some inventive criminals are using the unmanned craft to drop contraband into prison yards.
David Bynum knows what people say about Bakersfield — "There's nothing to do here!" — so he's doing what he can to address that.
Top seeded Mathias Bourgue of France concluded his dominance at the Bakersfield Open and took home the $25,000 top prize as he defeated third-seeded Jan Choinski of Germany 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday for the crown.
There are many reasons Rex Tillerson's tenure as secretary of state was a failure, from his notorious isolation from his subordinates to his failure to help quickly staff the political appointment positions at State with competent Republicans. But it was his insubordination to the president …
On a nine-month trip across America in 1831-32, the French political historian Alexis de Tocqueville identified the solution for curing America’s gun violence disease in 2018. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m convinced his quote of insight unlocks the door currently freezing Americans into soc…
Recently a local talk show host made such an asinine observation: He said that the military having assault weapons, then returning home and being unable to possess them was a hard problem. Really?