Few headlines have left me as speechless and flummoxed as the one I read in the June 23 edition of The Californian: “Kern County Supervisors could lobby for drastic reduction in Sequoia National Monument.”
The ongoing teacher shortage has hit special education students particularly hard in the state's largest elementary school district — which happens to be in Bakersfield.
An unexplained increase in autistic and emotionally disturbed students is driving up special education enrollments — a huge problem for school districts that aren't getting any additional state and federal funds to cover the ballooning costs.
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The key to the Republican contest for the 16th Senate District seat in 2018 will be Kern County.
It was one year to the hour from when the Erskine Fire started that Linnie Galetano told the story of how the Erskine Fire stormed into her neighborhood in Squirrel Valley and destroyed her home. Galetano and over a hundred more gathered at Mountain Mesa Park to remember and to continue to h…
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LAKE ISABELLA — Linnie Galetano stood on the green lawn at Mountain Mesa Park on Friday and pointed up the sloping hillside toward a barren patch of ground visible in the distance.
A proposed Bakersfield City Council resolution that called for official opposition to President Donald Trump's budget cuts is being scrubbed to remove a partisan tinge.
Group paranoia or true observation?
The Kern County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday on a response to the Trump administration’s Executive Order to review national monuments.
Motive in proposed Sequoia shift baffling
Braxton Huggins shouldn’t be alive.
Fans were treated to a fireworks show as part of the 6th Annual Richie McGowan Memorial on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.
LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw threw six innings and Joc Pederson kept the streaking Dodgers' power surge alive with a home run in a 4-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday, Los Angeles' ninth consecutive win.