To celebrate the life of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., scores of volunteers gathered at a central Bakersfield community center — his community center — to feed and clothe those less fortunate.
Nancy Clover was feisty, stern and fearless.
President Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield were alone in the presidential suite on Air Force One, flying east toward Washington in early October, when the president reached for a handful of Starbursts, the fruit-flavored, box-shaped chewy candies.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a security guard during a robbery at a Bakersfield internet cafe over the weekend.
Recently, it was Wool Growers for dinner. I assume most people in town have been to Wool Growers, but given that it is perched on East 19th Street, the East part may scare some off. If “East” deters, then they might be unfamiliar with the bustling hub of restaurants in east Bakersfield that …
Anyone who has lived a few decades in Bakersfield knows that the city's fog problem isn't what it used to be. As sprawling urbanization has paved over more land, and drought has sucked moisture from the soil, the number of school fog delays and closures have been in serious decline — especia…
They lined up around the block for a chance to be in "Oildale."
In terms of girls basketball in the Central Section, and at the state level, this seems noteworthy.
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A Kern County jury has found a 68-year-old Ridgecrest man not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a part-time employee who refused to leave his property.
A 15-year-old boy died Sunday night after falling out of the window of a vehicle driven by an alleged impaired driver, according to police.
Bakersfield police arrested four juveniles for alleged carjacking early Sunday morning after the driver sped away from an attempted traffic stop, crashed into a fence and the four of them tried to run away.Officers tried to pull over what BPD characterized as a suspicious vehicle at 12:15 a.…
Under a state law that went into effect Jan. 1, California teens 15 years and under are now required to consult an attorney before they can legally waive their Miranda rights.
When Iiro Pakarinen was waived by the Edmonton Oilers and assigned to the Condors on Dec. 2, he didn’t need to be told why.
I was shocked to hear what President Trump said about Africa in a meeting on immigration with legislators last week at the White House. Not so much because of the stupid language used (and denied), but because he managed to denigrate an entire continent — good, bad and in between.
I would like to make a few points in response to the Jan. 10 letter to the editor, "A Matter of ‘Privilege" regarding the Women’s March. Yes, we are accountable (liberals have nothing against that word) for our decisions. Unfortunately, many people have no disposable income and just can’t af…