In today's edition of TBC's Five at Four, we take a look at the new front-runner for a local state senate seat, readers 'wish-lists' for businesses they want to see put in the East Hills Mall.
Two fundamental visions for how to manage forests — specifically the Giant Sequoia National Monument — clashed around the Kern County Board of Supervisors over the past five days.
Connie Conway of Visalia is changing political course.
For years, students living northwest of Highway 99 have historically gone to Centennial High School, but if the district adopts the proposed boundary changes it presented Monday, those students could be attending North High School in Oildale.
For the first time in six months, the Ward 5 seat will not be vacant at a Bakersfield City Council meeting.
A critical event in California’s water world was announced Monday that was either a step in the right direction or the wrong one, depending on your viewpoint.
Michael Ramirez jumped into the Kern River at the Keyesville Campground Thursday evening and disappeared.
People have tried to build water amusement parks in Bakersfield many times over the years.
After being diagnosed with what would turn out to be an inoperable, fatal brain tumor, Dan McGuire was asked by his wife, Amy, if he wanted to complete his bucket list in the time he had left.
Whether it's watching fireworks or resting a spell in a lawn chair waiting for the steaks to come off the grill, the Fourth of July is typically an outdoor holiday. So if you're really not interested in parting from the relief of air-conditioning, your options for holiday fun are usually limited.
While sometimes you want to get out and celebrate a holiday, there are plenty of reasons to chill this Fourth of July. If your home festivities include watching some television this weekend, we have some suggestions.
Every so often, one song will kill you. Slay you. Drive you to your knees where you can give thanks to the musical gods.
These three canines at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever home. Can you help?
When the congregation of Olive Drive Church left the north Bakersfield street that gave it its name, it had to start from scratch, and not just by finding a new location. For the church's leaders, the next chapter of the congregation's long history also started with a new name and the chance…
Stockdale boys tennis coach Dave Hillestad started to say his top player, Brandon Park, was "competitive," but he stopped and searched for a better word.
Frank Thiessen has won 24 Central Section championships as the coach of Bakersfield Christian's girls and boys tennis teams, but this year's boys title stuck out for a few reasons.
2017 BVarsity All-Area Boys Tennis