The other day I caught up with Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin and we had an interesting talk as we walked around Jefferson Park. He's been on the talk circuit lately focusing on speaking to Latino students at various high schools around Bakersfield. Addressing a group of Latino student…
Renato Soto walks through floodwater that has washed down from the mountains on Caliente Creek and down Mountain View Road causing flooding on Weedpatch Highway just north of Lamont Saturday. It is the 3rd time this year the church Soto attends, New Life Church of God on Weedpatch Highway, h…
We always get a chuckle when media outside Kern County swoop in and do stories on what it’s like to live here.
A Phoenix-based laboratory is capturing detailed images of the fungus that causes valley fever, hoping to better understand how it works.
Kern County’s story is one worth telling.
As of Dec. 1, 2016, the salary threshold for exemption from the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act has been increased from $455 per week ($23,660 annually, roughly $11.38 hourly) to $913 per week ($47,476 annually, roughly $22.83 hourly).
Dear Kevin: As a Bakersfield resident my entire life, let me tell you about one of my favorite summer activities when I was a teenager in the 1960s. My father had a small telescope and we spent many hours looking at the spectacular beauty of the moon and stars. My two brothers and I were so …
Dear Kevin: When Kelleyanne Conway and Sean Spicer give conflicting interviews, who's lying?
Dear Kevin: Whisper in President Trump's ear, "Keep focused. The silent majority is with you and your values and goals."