Two more victims of the Kern River, missing for weeks, were identified Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths in the Kern River this year to 10.
In today's edition of the TBC Five@4, the county board of supervisors takes on the Killer Kern, a local convalescent hospital is in big trouble and we take a look at the city council's important night ahead. Plus, a local business was recognized at Comic-Con.
The Grossman Burn Center at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital has been designated the first Kern County Emergency Medical Services "designated burn receiving center," officials said this week.
Several Bakersfield residents have asked questions about 1,2,3 trichloropropane, or TCP, and its connection to city water rate increases. The rates were revealed at the city’s water board meeting Wednesday, but the three-phase increases will be presented to the full City Council at its 5:15 …
Fox Theater Foundation officials declined to comment in recent days on allegations that $154,000 in ticket sales went missing following recent events at the popular downtown theater.
What's going on at the Fox Theater?
Today is National Hot Dog Day. You either like hot dogs or you don’t. If you don’t, you can ignore the day, but if you do, head over to Pilot Flying J, 17047 Zachary Ave., for a free hot dog. The promotion lasts for a week from July 19 through July 26. This offer can be redeemed by displayin…
For months, the Bakersfield Police Department has been beleaguered with negative attention.
A Bakersfield police officer shouldn’t have deployed a police K-9 to attack a 19-year-old woman he mistook for a much larger bald black man last month, Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin told The Californian Tuesday – one day after he called that woman’s parents to apologize and tell them …
Chris Vaughn runs a barbershop in Oildale.
How do you get a photograph that depicts the essence of cycling? To get a shot that shows what it's really like to be pedaling hard, going fast and flying free, just standing on the side of the road snapping a photo of someone else having all the fun wasn't going to cut it for artist Joe Fik…
It's not often everyday folks find themselves in a serendipitous moment but in the life of an artist it's far more likely. That's just what happened to Diego Gutierrez Monterrubio, who recently launched a new line of apparel with VIDA design collaborative out of San Francisco.
Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel might not have the same brand-name recognition of an Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix, but the sold-out status of his show Thursday at the Crystal Palace shows he’s far from being unknown.
These three canines at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever home. Can you help?
Those of us of a certain, shall we say, vintage, have some idea of what Duke Ellington meant when he said in his song, "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing." But how do you communicate the concept of "swing" to someone who doesn't know anything about swing music?
Between the search for the missing Trout’s neon sign, disturbing news from the raging Kern River, and sweltering summer temps, July hasn’t been easy on Bakersfield.
What can I say to the recent letter from the Center for Biological Diversity about my column on a recent court ruling, except “Hey! Thanks for proving my point.”
The Roadrunner Scholarship Fund, which supplies scholarship funding to all 16 athletic teams at Cal State Bakersfield, raised a record high of $800,000 in the 2016-17 fiscal year, CSUB announced Wednesday.
The last opportunity to see pavement racing at Kern County Raceway Park before a five-week summer break is this Saturday night.
Back when Richard Menjivar and Gyasi Zardes roomed together as Cal State Bakersfield soccer players, they found a bond by watching professional games together.