In the wake of a mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead, teenagers from across the country have been rising up, speaking out and organizing for tighter gun control.
Hundreds of union healthcare workers plan to protest outside of two local hospitals this month as they demand better wages, benefits and pathways to improving patient care ahead of a merger between two healthcare giants that would be worth billions.
Well, it’s that time of year again.
Kern County Sheriff’s officials located a 73-year-old man who was reported missing Thursday in Rosamond.
How crazy is this? Crazy fun? Crazy memorable?
After two weeks of warm temperatures climbing into the 80s in Bakersfield, it’s finally beginning to feel like winter.
A 19-year-old concert-goer was stabbed to death Sunday night outside of the Fox Theater after a Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony show turned violent, police officials said.
After going nearly four years without a cost-of-living adjustment or pay increase, some city employees are publicly making their frustrations known.
Last month, a wounded pit bull was found wandering a mountain pass in Oregon.
Trees and greenspace provide environmental benefits to cities, for sure, but they also contribute to the economy of communities.
DELANO — A local nonprofit foundation that aims to address community health issues wants to tackle rising STD and teen pregnancy rates in the area.
DELANO — Students at Cesar E. Chavez High School are building their job skills by building a Tiny House.
About 150 teddy bears have been donated to the Delano Police Department, officer Darian Santaella reports. The stuffed animals will be distributed in Delano to kindergarten and preschool classes.
Send your images to firstname.lastname@example.org with a caption. The Californian is looking for photos of kids activities for this month. They will be in a photo gallery online, and we will do our best to publish them in print. See more photos at Bakersfield.com.
In the coastal village of Inn Din, located in northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, also known as Burma, two groups long coexisted, Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. The villagers fished in the Bay of Bengal and raised rice in paddies. But what happened at Inn Din on Sept. 2marked a turning point…
It’s time to have a real conversation about health.
When a student, as troubled as this Florida shooter is, is expelled, the person should be compelled by law to have mandatory therapy. I don't mean an anger management course. I mean one-on-one daily therapy with a qualified psychologist paid for by the county or state. Ideally, the student s…