Kern County will continue to struggle with rising pension costs over the next six years, supervisors were told Tuesday.
1 The Bakersfield City Fire Department announced Tuesday on Facebook that the one and only BFD Hazmat #15 has been re-certified.
A state program to reduce a whole slew of traffic and other types of fines that people have not been paying is coming to a stop on April 3.
When their clothes iron quit working, John Tweed’s wife, Debbie, was ready to throw it away and buy a new one.
Like father, like daughter? In this case, it’s more than just an old aphorism.
1 Next week, the Arts Council of Kern will kick off the third annual Kern County Plein Air Festival. Seventeen artists will take part, including returning painter and Bakersfield native Keith Wicks. In advance of the festival, Wicks will be in town this weekend conducting a two-day oil/acryl…
A tennis club that’s been serving southwest Bakersfield for nearly four decades is closing its doors at the end of next month.
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Georgia Tech 76, CSUB 61, FINAL
Cal State Bakersfield has had nearly a week since it beat Texas-Arlington on Wednesday to advance to the semifinals of the National Invitation Tournament.
Alma Gonzalez likes the view from her customary spot — shotgun and low to the ground — in either her husband's '57 Chevy Bel Air or her daughter's '77 Monte Carlo.
In her dancing days, Kristina Steinke spared no expense — or feathers or sequins or spandex — in the design of her Vegas-style costumes. She once saw a picture of Cher in a magazine wearing a body-conscious getup, complete with headdress, that to most of us would seem pretty flamboyant and u…
Nasty Woman art show
Twenty-oh-five marked the first time I had ever heard of a feasibility study. California State University Bakersfield had announced it was performing just such an analysis to gauge whether or not a move to Division I was something the school should do.
We tried. You told us to stop whining and give the ol' Trumpster a try. We did. You told us that he wasn't a regular politician and was coming to "drain the swamp." He didn't. You told us that if he fails, we all fail. Nonsense.