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  • BY TREVOR HORN thorn@bakersfield.com

The third week in the league slate for most of the Central Section played out as it should have, which sets up for schedule-makers' dreams: League title games in the final week of the regular season come Nov. 3 with one biggie coming this week.

  • BY TREVOR HORN thorn@bakersfield.com

The final week of the season leaves little room for the imagination for most of the Central Section in terms of league championship races. They're all but finalized with one week left before the playoff brackets are announced — except for one.

  • The Bakersfield Californian

A federal grand jury has returned a single-count indictment charging a Bakersfield man with being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California.

Readers submitted their photos of recent trips to California beaches, and TBC wanted to share them with you. TBC wants to see photos of your Halloween celebrations. Send your images to photos@bakersfield.com with a caption. They will be in a photo gallery online, and we will do our best to p…

  • By Brenda Ratliff

The Volunteer Center of Kern has been mobilizing people and resources to deliver creative solutions to address community issues through volunteerism for nearly 50 years. Now, we need some creative solutions to fix a problem that’s impacting every one of us who call Kern County home.

Community members came together this weekend for Via Arte at the Marketplace. Organized by the Bakersfield Museum of Art, the Italian street painting festival celebrated its 19th year. This year's festival featured the most artists ever gathered for the event, according to museum curator Rac…

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In Jan. 17, 1989, a gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle fired more than 100 rounds at an elementary school in Stockton, killing five children and wounding 30 people. President George H.W. Bush responded by stopping the import of dozens of models of semi-automatic rifles and proposing a …

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