Downtown pedestrians will soon have a new signalized crosswalk on 24th Street.
Three suspected West Side Crips of Bakersfield gang members with open arrest warrants were still at large Wednesday, one day after federal agents, state and local law enforcement officers performed a major takedown targeting their organization and arresting dozens.
When Bakersfield police apprehended two alleged gang members on a Saturday night in October, the suspects were mere moments away from committing what could potentially have been one of the worst mass shootings in Kern County history, according to revelations from the federal indictment of mo…
“Star Wars” wasn’t front page news on May 25, 1977, the day it first hit theaters.
Picture this: You've taken a seat around the fireplace, gathering with family and friends, and engage in a heartwarming singalong of holiday classics. Although the reality of that might not be likely — given wood-burning restrictions and tone-deaf loved ones — Ovation Theatre can still grant…
There's a lot going on this time of year but most of it has Santa, a tree, manger or some elves involved. Art lovers who are up for a little drive for adventure have a couple of options as we close out 2017.
I can always trust that our city’s better instincts kick in around this time of year; our collective benevolent nature shows up — especially when it comes to charity.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking for three men suspected in a shooting on Nov. 1.
Extremely low humidity and high winds prompted state fire officials to again place Kern County under a red flag warning, signaling an extreme increase in fire danger.
Another week in December, another week of holiday activities. Even though your Eye Street team can't cover them all, we still wanted to let you know about what else is going on this week.
Good heavens! If the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra’s holiday concert program was Santa’s bag, it couldn’t be more chocked full of musical goodies.
At the drop of a hat, Braden Wingle went from waiting for his next opportunity to actually playing in it Monday night.
The rollout of layoffs in Chevron’s San Joaquin Valley Business Unit continued this week with Monday’s announcement of 122 layoffs from offices stretched across Kern, Fresno and Monterey counties.
Republicans are once again paying for nominating an unusually unpopular candidate for the United States Senate. It was worse this time, given the charges of sexual misbehavior against the candidate involving minors, and given the unusually unpopular Republican president.
The Senate-passed tax bill is a policy triumph that will provide a shot of performance-enhancing drugs to the veins of the economy. It's not perfect, but with the combined effect of cutting business tax rates, eliminating the state and local tax deduction and repealing the Obamacare individu…