Bakersfield City School District Trustee Raymond Gonzales, an educator who has devoted his life to public service, announced his resignation from the board Tuesday over health issues.
With high school graduations filling up the rest of the May calendar, many parents will soon be watching their little birdies fly the nest, and it's going to be tough. How will they handle it? Five local parents who have already gone through this emotional passage in life agreed to help by s…
Bakersfield attorney Phil Ganong responded on Wednesday to fraud charges brought against him, his wife and son, regarding a $22 million urine test billing scheme.
Kern County supervisors launched an operational investigation into the structure and funding of the Kern County Fire Department Tuesday.
After working for 13 years as the principal of Emerson Middle School, Kempton Coman was demoted to a classroom teacher last month – a move that has drawn ire from some, and the attention of the local NAACP, which alleges the veteran administrator was unfairly targeted by his bosses.
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TBC Media spoke with parents who's children have left their home to and pursue their careers, they tell their stories and offer advice to others who may be letting go of their children this graduation season.
DaVita Dialysis employees purchased more than 1200 pairs of shoes for children at Roosevelt Elementary School and Pauly School. The children at Roosevelt were welcomed at the door of the cafeteria and escorted to DaVita teammates who helped them try on their new shoes.
Hundreds of elementary school students received free shoes Tuesday.
Some might say Kathy Gomez’s connection to Selena borders on the divine.
When photographer Ethan Russell toured twice with the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards said maybe 10 words to him the whole time.
Memorial Day weekend is nearly upon us and along with honoring those brave men and women who died in service to our country, we can celebrate the freedoms afforded to us to enjoy a three-day break. Whether you’re ready for a road trip or some rosé by the pool, here are some things to consider.
Bakersfield mourns the loss of another loved country music great: “Mel Ray” Lawrence, a third-generation musician. His grandmother and grandfather played in a gospel quartet in Arkansas. His grandmother was first cousin to Johnny Cash and, coincidentally, she grew up singing in Bonham and Sh…
If you ever thought a place as hot as Bakersfield in the summer could support its own water park, the people behind Slide Fest sure hope you're right.
Naithen Dewsnap has a menacing look, even by baseball closer standards: He stands 6-foot-4, his cap pulled low and his bushy red beard hiding his expression, and he whips the ball in from an angle that batters aren’t used to seeing.
The Stockdale softball team went nearly an entire calendar year without a loss to a Central Section opponent.
This year, Independence’s softball team left no doubt – either Tuesday or all season long – that it belongs in the Central Section Division III championship game.
TAFT — On one side of the outfield grass, the Taft High softball team sat and somberly listened to their coach, Russell Emberson, give his post-game speech. On the other side, Kerman’s players smiled and posed for celebratory photos.
Fair warning to all of you planning to shoot off illegal fireworks this 4th of July: L.O.I.S. will be watching.