On Nov. 8, Bakersfield family law attorney Bobby Cloud will attempt a feat no one has tried since 2004: he hopes to unseat Ward 6 Councilwoman Jacquie Sullivan, who's seeking re-election to a sixth full term.
Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, and Democratic challenger Emilio Huerta clashed sharply over water, air quality, immigration and political attack ads during their Thursday evening debate hosted by KGET-TV 17.
The day Brian Feeney walked into a Palm Springs dealership to buy a new Nissan Leaf, he was fulfilling the dream of state policy-makers to entice Californians to break off their love affair with gas-guzzling cars. But the amount of meticulous research that went into Feeney’s purchase was ide…
Let’s face facts, Bakersfield. We live in the downwind end of a valley that traps and holds air pollution like no other place in the nation. So every emission counts.
The assembly at Stella Hills Elementary School on Friday was alternately funny, sad and educational.
Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and now Msgr. Craig Harrison. Yep, that's quite an arrangement of names on the pavement outside the Fox Theater, where local stars continue to earn stars on the “Walk of Stars."
Cerritos 14, BC 14, 5:31 2Q
In the ever-changing world of minor-league hockey, Laurent Brossoit has become the face of the Bakersfield Condors.
The California Hot Rod Reunion was conceived for people like Wayne King.
Liberty’s unbeaten run in the Southwest Yosemite League is alive and well, thanks in large part to a running back who wasn’t with the team last year and was too injured to play much last month.
It was a different Bakersfield High offense once Caden Ochoa entered the game at quarterback in the second quarter Friday night.
Head coach Cary Mills has said all season that he has weapons all over the field for his South football team, but when it comes to crunch time, he goes to his senior leader, Aries Harris.
The Ridgeview team that showed up at East High on Friday performed nothing like the one that blasted its previous two opponents by a combined score of 98-10 and was averaging 411 yards per game this season.
No. 3 Liberty 33, No. 9 Garces 27
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We ate apple pie twice, the second time on our last day in Amsterdam. The pie was so good (from Winkel 43), the whipped cream so sweet and thick, that it was tempting to bring a piece home, which would have been dumb and in the blur of transit, would have become an apple pie smoothie.
On behalf of the Kern County Fair Board of Directors and staff, we extend our sincere gratitude to the residents of Kern County for making the 2016 Great Kern County Fair a resounding success.
Danny Morrison, I will be your old white guy because you would not listen to the other old white guy.
To my current high school and university students voting for the first time:
The Californian has a winner in Danny Morrison, whose column appears on Thursdays. His Oct. 20 column on homelessness and his personal story about the homeless man he helped out with a $10 bill is refreshing. And yes, that homeless man could very well have used all or part of that gift to pu…
When you have nine kids, you need a lot of room. Even when some of those kids grow up and move out, and especially when the grandkids start coming.
When James “Munky” Shaffer split for Los Angeles nearly 30 years ago, he was running, like other musicians in the area have before and since, toward his rock star dreams. But he also was running from something — a town that can be hard on kids who aren’t interested in being part of the herd.
Let’s get one point out of the way: “The Serenity of Suffering,” Korn’s 12th album is the band’s strongest and most confident release in years.
When sisters Elise Modrovich and Dawn Jordan opened the Starlite Lounge in Kernville in May 2015, they were ready to dream big. Along with making a name for themselves as the Kern River Valley’s only wine bar, tasting room and restaurant, they had plans for a big event. That becomes a realit…
Every once in awhile I read about foods of the future, and when some expert isn’t insisting we’ll soon be eating crickets and other bugs instead of meat, they usually bring up jackfruit.
Artist Claudia True still gets by with a little help from her friends. For nine years, she’s put together a calendar blending her two passions — painting and cooking — into a beautiful collection of art.