Kern County supervisors launched an operational investigation into the structure and funding of the Kern County Fire Department Tuesday.
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TBC Media spoke with parents who's children have left their home to and pursue their careers, they tell their stories and offer advice to others who may be letting go of their children this graduation season.
DaVita Dialysis employees purchased more than 1200 pairs of shoes for children at Roosevelt Elementary School and Pauly School. The children at Roosevelt were welcomed at the door of the cafeteria and escorted to DaVita teammates who helped them try on their new shoes.
Hundreds of elementary school students received free shoes Tuesday.
Caltrans is offering jobless Kern County veterans a new opportunity for employment. And although the California Department of Transportation program is all about road cleanup, the potential for advancement is real.
The Kern County Fire Department is preparing to bury one of its own, Fire Chief Brian Marshall said Monday.
Bakersfield massage parlors that lose their licenses could face new, additional penalties and massage practitioners could see a simpler licensing process under a new proposal brought forward by the Bakersfield Police Department.
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Craft Tap House and Grill hosted its first Pizza and Craft Beer Festival Sunday in the parking lot of Craft Tap House. In addition to Craft Tap House, four other pizza vendors are taking part in the event: Milan's Market, Mountain Mike's, Cataldo's Pizzeria and Slice of Italy.
If you ever thought a place as hot as Bakersfield in the summer could support its own water park, the people behind Slide Fest sure hope you're right.
An annual fundraiser is looking for a few good men — not to contribute funds but rather fun. The Boots & Bachelor Auction, which benefits the Bakersfield Homeless Center, is seeking at least a dozen available men to flash a smile and sway some attendees to bid big bucks for a night out.
The competition continues to heat up in the sushi niche of the Bakersfield restaurant market, and one of the places ramping up the heat in more ways than one is downtown’s newest Japanese restaurant, Yamato Sushi & Bar.
In celebration of the three C's — charity, country and craft (beer) — the Boots & Brew Country Music Festival returns for its second year Saturday at Temblor Brewing Co. The event honors fallen Bakersfield Police Officer David Nelson, who died in 2015 from injuries suffered during a vehi…
These four canines at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever home. Can you help?
The Stockdale softball team went nearly an entire calendar year without a loss to a Central Section opponent.
This year, Independence’s softball team left no doubt – either Tuesday or all season long – that it belongs in the Central Section Division III championship game.
TAFT — On one side of the outfield grass, the Taft High softball team sat and somberly listened to their coach, Russell Emberson, give his post-game speech. On the other side, Kerman’s players smiled and posed for celebratory photos.
Cal State Bakersfield senior Max Carter was on Tuesday named the Pitcher of the Year in the Western Athletic Conference.