What are the most popular Halloween costumes this year? We researched this all-important topic by way of Google's new creation, Frightgeist.
David Edmiston, the longtime Kern High School District police officer named acting chief after whistleblower Joseph Lopeteguy was placed on leave this year, has also been placed on administrative leave, officials confirmed Thursday.
Hillary Clinton may be projected to win the election, but she is well behind Donald Trump when it comes to Halloween masks.
Stacie Avila has never heard her daughter, Serina, call her “Mommy.”
President Barack Obama has endorsed Democractic Congressional candidate Emilio Huerta to replace Congressman David Valadao, R-Hanford in the 21st Congressional District, Huerta's campaign announced Friday.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan parachuted into the small Fresno County town of Fowler Thursday to raise cash for embattled Republican Congressman David Valadao.
When Independence opened in 2008, there was so much undeveloped land around the new high school that folks presumed the region would grow and prosper along with the athletic programs.
Bakersfield businessman Stan Ellis said he’s never seen a mixed martial arts contest in person.
Bakersfield College’s 28-21 home football victory last Saturday against Cerritos kept alive BC’s hopes for a state playoff berth.
When Melani Gibson took over the Highland volleyball program three seasons ago, the Scots were a well-oiled machine.
Redshirt freshman quarterback Sam Darnold passed for 231 yards and five touchdowns and sophomore running back Ronald Jones II rushed for a career-best 223 yards as Southern California rolled to a 45-24 victory over California on Thursday night in a Pac-12 contest at Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES — For the fourth game in a row, the Los Angeles Kings prevailed after going beyond regulation.
We at TBC Media had an idea for a Halloween serial written by staffers one chapter at a time, each writer taking up the story where it left off, pushing the plot forward, with no one knowing exactly how it would end. A new chapter will appear every day on bakersfield.com and in The Californi…
Over the next few days, local movie theaters and other groups will screen horror favorites in time for Halloween.
The current genre-defiant music scene in Bakersfield is ideal for a band like Gadfly.
About two years ago, Sue emailed: “I want to talk to you about something.”
Allow me to present two words of the day today: determinate and rehabilitation. These two words sit at the nucleus of the Proposition 57 argument and I feel that in order to make an accurate assessment of the proposition’s intent, you must first evaluate the sequence of events that got us he…
Benjamin Franklin observed that only death and taxes are certain in life.
An exciting opportunity for local high school students is quickly gaining momentum within the Kern High School District. It’s dual enrollment, a program that allows high school students to enroll in college courses for credit, prior to high school graduation, potentially receiving both high …
I have been teaching chemistry for 28 years in a variety of states: private schools, public schools, high schools, colleges and universities.
The Kern High School Board of Trustees was wrong to allow people with concealed handguns access to our schools and to our school events. They were wrong to portray what they were doing as simply protecting parents with CCW permits from inadvertently falling into an unintentional act of crimi…
There was a time when Bakersfield was a barbecue wasteland, with the Hickory House and Mr. Tibbs as our only places for ‘cue.
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.