Cal State Bakersfield pitcher Isaiah Moten pounded the ball into his glove in frustration as he circled the damp and deteriorating mound at Hardt Field.
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Proposition 47 is not — as has been claimed by law enforcement — responsible for increased crime throughout California, a recent study by UC Irvine suggests.
Kern County ranks toward the bottom of the state and the worst in the San Joaquin Valley for poor health outcomes — but it has been making progress when it comes to a few key measures, according to a report published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation this week.
Winter sports in Kern County are now in the rearview mirror, and now we are in the homestretch of the 2017-18 high school sports year.
A 2-year-old boy died after being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot Friday afternoon.
Last Saturday, I attended a talk by a “numerical relativist” who told us about his group’s work on simulating Einstein’s general theory of relativity with supercomputers. The goal is to understand what happens when super-compact objects merge such as black holes and neutron stars. It was one…
A scammer may be using The Californian to perpetrate a fraudulent scheme.
A registered sex offender has pleaded not guilty to new charges following his arrest this week in connection with assaulting underage girls.
Agitated over recent problems with his neighbor, Alfred Neith left his house the evening of March 9 armed with a loaded Glock 9mm handgun, according to court documents.
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What better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than to be someone's lucky charm? You can do this at Houchin Community Blood Bank's seventh annual Granite Construction Pot o' Gold Blood Drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 11515 Bolthouse Drive.
Phil Keaggy is perhaps one of the most admired guitarists in music today. His fans range from those who aspire just to be able to play Keaggy's mistakes, to professional musicians who have been strongly influenced by his style. In between are those who don't play guitar, yet find solace in h…
Stay away from my lake, Californians. It’s too important.
Two letters struck my eye this past Sunday. One suggested that every religious leader wishes their devotees would follow their teachings with blind faith. Another claimed that the Ten Commandments constitute God’s “immigration laws” — that only those who follow them are admitted into the Div…
The use of a military-grade Russian nerve agent in an attack inside Britain shows that Western governments are failing to deter the regime of Vladimir Putin from increasingly audacious acts of aggression. The British government's conclusion that it is "highly likely" that Russia carried out …