A former elementary school principal who was originally named a suspect in the shooting death of her husband in 2013 pleaded not guilty of first-degree murder in a Bakersfield courtroom Friday.
A new mural celebrating Basque heritage was unveiled Friday at Wool Growers.
1 If you’re looking for a good Saturday morning diversion, head out to Golden Valley High School to support local students competing in the “We the People” competition, a program that fosters understanding of the Constitution, Bill of Rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
The 34th annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade delighted young and old alike Thursday night. This year's theme was Christmas Stories.
It was only fitting that both end zones of Bakersfield Christian High School's football stadium were painted to look like checkered flags for the Eagles' Central Section Division III championship game against Tulare Western.
SANGER — The setting was primed for magic at Tom Flores Stadium as fans lined up 100-deep three hours before kickoff and flooded the gates to find a spot two hours before the start of the Central Section Division II championship game.
DALLAS — Southern Methodist University rallied in the final five minutes Friday night to beat Cal State Bakersfield 49-43.
Guillermo Ceja's Nov. 29 Community Voices column, "Tests are lacking on crops and oilfield water suitability," reminds us that there are never enough tests and never enough information when the facts of a case are at odds with one's agenda.
I congratulate Danny Morrison on his recent column concerning the black and brown working classes living in southeast Bakersfield ("There always has been black and brown working class," Nov. 29). I come from a hard-working family that also faced the challenges of living in southeast Bakersfi…
The contributions to American history and culture by people of color, women, members of the LGBT community and their allies are all too often overlooked in history books, even today. One way to ensure that our children understand the contributions of all members of our society — even if they…
Microaggression. Old word. Old concept. New minefield.
His dad knew it was time for a bike. Dads know. Dads may know less than moms, but bikes are part of some childhood truth into whose frequency they are tuned.
Stars Theatre Restaurant is preparing to send a sobering letter to patrons asking for donations through the end of the current season in February while disclosing the future of the venerable Bakersfield theater is uncertain beyond that point.
With the holiday season upon us, even First Friday is caught up in the hustle and bustle. Here's a roundup of what's going on downtown.
It’s a tale of two lunch spots this week, one a hidden gem of downtown and the other a sandwich veteran celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Iguana’s Grill and Cantina, one of Bakersfield’s newest Mexican restaurants, will be celebrating its grand opening Friday with a fiesta full of authentic food and music.