The drug phentermine is an amphetamine-like prescription medication used to suppress appetite. A story on page A1 in Saturday's paper was incorrect.
This summer was the busiest, toughest year for the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams.
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With the flick of a pen, Governor Jerry Brown undermined months of work Saturday that some California school districts — including Kern High School District — have undertaken to allow Concealed Carry Weapon permit holders to bring firearms onto campuses.
Some call it "The Forgotten War," but Kern County Veterans Service Director Dick Taylor prefers "the forgotten victory" when describing the Korean War.
Last week I was at a national planetarium conference in St. Louis. One of the invited talks was about the New Horizon mission to Pluto (and beyond!) by one of the scientists involved in mapping the minerals and ices on Pluto and Charon one of its moons. He shared many amazing pictures. Putti…
A Bakersfield nurse is facing felony charges after investigators said she wrote prescriptions for herself for controlled substances by falsifying physicians' signatures, according to the state Department of Consumer Affairs' Division of Investigation.
A man driving a stolen car crashed into another vehicle Sunday evening, killing its driver, police said.
A few weeks ago, the printer at home stopped working. I am the IT man in our house, which sounds good but it isn’t. Dante’s description about the entrance of hell also applies to me being the IT man: “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.”
Morgan Burnard requests the honor of your presence at the marriage of her daughter Lemon to Lincoln, the son of Vaun Thygerson, Saturday, the twenty-first of October, two thousand seventeen at 11 o'clock in the morning.
One local couple put off their wedding, scheduled for April, after they lost "everything" in a fire in Oildale last week.
WASHINGTON - At the Family Research Council's recent Values Voter Summit, the religious right effectively declared its conversion to Trumpism.
“Try to remember that time in September,” goes one of my favorite songs from the classic musical “The Fantasticks.” But I’ve forgotten the rest of the words.
Donald Trump is the president, for better or worse. There are perhaps innumerable things that can be said about him.
In many respects, Mark Fayne has done just about everything in his hockey career.
The air is a little cooler now and that means we are now in the home stretch of the high school football season in the Central Section.
After the top teams in the Tri-River Athletic Conference and the Southwest Yosemite League stayed the course last week, the league championships could be set Thursday evening.