Kelley Butler's dad came home one day in 1969 and announced to his family that he bought a Tilt-A-Whirl and that the family was moving from Minnesota to California to work a fair.
It’s time for liberal Californians – and that appears to be most of us – to take a chill pill.
The future of Hart Park needs a professional inspection, Kern County administrators believe.
On Aug. 15, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer made a presentation to a meeting of the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco regarding the future of the Republican Party in California.
I was in San Francisco a few years ago, and after walking up a few steep hilly streets with a friend, we sat down on a small bench, surrounded by potted plants in a tiny, meticulously designed miniature park.
Wiretaps, wiretaps, wiretaps.
The Kern County Planning Commission is scheduled to meet on Thursday and the agenda could include one of the toughest debates facing county leaders this year.
Kerry Self watched as her 6-year-old grandson, Gavin, flew in centrifugal circles high over the midway at the Kern County Fair.
I suspect there is a lot that Jeannie Burton, fair concessions supervisor, and I would agree on but nothing more so than knowing that food is the No. 1 draw for the Kern County Fair. For any fair really, since the carnival/livestock/community exhibit extravaganza can make you feel like a kid…
America pioneered aviation. Since the Wright Brothers first flew at Kitty Hawk, we have led the world in air travel. But, like most great American innovations, the passing decades have added bureaucratic morass and unnecessary costs that stifle productivity, burden the taxpayers and threaten…
The picture of Jeff Evans, next to the story announcing his retirement from the Bakersfield Californian, is so appropriate. I, like the many other subscribers, looked forward to reading his sports coverage and columns every week. Sports seems to bring out the best in our greatest writers, pe…
The 2017 Kern County Veterans Stand Down Organizing Committee, made up of various veterans service organizations and Kern County nonprofits, would like to thank some generous donors who have helped with sizable donations that will enable us to provide a hot lunch and quality comfort to Stand…
LANDOVER, Md. — Kirk Cousins threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns, Chris Thompson had 188 all-purpose yards and a score and the Washington Redskins sacked Derek Carr four times and held the Oakland Raiders to 128 yards in a dominating 27-10 victory on Sunday night.
CARSON — The Chiefs own the Chargers, whether they play in Kansas City, Los Angeles or San Diego.
Kyle Heckman put the exclamation point on an impressive IMCA Modified run with a victory in the 30-lap feature on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway.