On Nov. 8, Bakersfield family law attorney Bobby Cloud will attempt a feat no one has tried since 2004: he hopes to unseat Ward 6 Councilwoman Jacquie Sullivan, who's seeking re-election to a sixth full term.
Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, and Democratic challenger Emilio Huerta clashed sharply over water, air quality, immigration and political attack ads during their Thursday evening debate hosted by KGET-TV 17.
TEHACHAPI — Pastor Kevin Caudle expressed what perhaps was on the minds of some of the hundreds who attended a memorial service for a father and son on Sunday: “On Oct. 15, our world stopped as we all caught our collective breath in shock…
The day Brian Feeney walked into a Palm Springs dealership to buy a new Nissan Leaf, he was fulfilling the dream of state policy-makers to entice Californians to break off their love affair with gas-guzzling cars. But the amount of meticulous research that went into Feeney’s purchase was ide…
Let’s face facts, Bakersfield. We live in the downwind end of a valley that traps and holds air pollution like no other place in the nation. So every emission counts.
The assembly at Stella Hills Elementary School on Friday was alternately funny, sad and educational.
Funny Car driver Jason Rupert slayed the demons that kept him from victory lane at Auto Club Famoso Raceway, and Tony Bartone remained the top dog in Top Fuel as the 25th annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion wound up on Sunday.
Fresno State fired coach Tim DeRuyter on Sunday, one day after the Bulldogs’ losing streak reached six games.
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Joey Logano repeated as winner of the Hellmann’s 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, joining Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick as Chase for the Sprint Cup second-round race winners to advance to the third round, Round of Eight, of the Chase.
CHICAGO — It didn't take long for the customary white victory flag to be hoisted above the Wrigley Field scoreboard on Saturday night.
BC 28, Cerritos 21, FINAL
For the past three years, Jason Rupert has been the baddest Funny Car driver on the IHRA circuit which culminated with his third straight championship this season.
The Condors finally had the crowd roaring, momentum appeared to be turning and then one of those hockey plays happened.
This time the game didn’t get away from Bakersfield College in the fourth quarter.
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We ate apple pie twice, the second time on our last day in Amsterdam. The pie was so good (from Winkel 43), the whipped cream so sweet and thick, that it was tempting to bring a piece home, which would have been dumb and in the blur of transit, would have become an apple pie smoothie.
Did Kevin McCarthy fool us during the last open primary election? It is said that money is the mother’s milk of politics. By following the money, I will illustrate just how true this is with the congressman from Bakersfield.
On behalf of the Kern County Fair Board of Directors and staff, we extend our sincere gratitude to the residents of Kern County for making the 2016 Great Kern County Fair a resounding success.
Danny Morrison, I will be your old white guy because you would not listen to the other old white guy.
To my current high school and university students voting for the first time:
When you have nine kids, you need a lot of room. Even when some of those kids grow up and move out, and especially when the grandkids start coming.
When James “Munky” Shaffer split for Los Angeles nearly 30 years ago, he was running, like other musicians in the area have before and since, toward his rock star dreams. But he also was running from something — a town that can be hard on kids who aren’t interested in being part of the herd.
Let’s get one point out of the way: “The Serenity of Suffering,” Korn’s 12th album is the band’s strongest and most confident release in years.
When sisters Elise Modrovich and Dawn Jordan opened the Starlite Lounge in Kernville in May 2015, they were ready to dream big. Along with making a name for themselves as the Kern River Valley’s only wine bar, tasting room and restaurant, they had plans for a big event. That becomes a realit…
Every once in awhile I read about foods of the future, and when some expert isn’t insisting we’ll soon be eating crickets and other bugs instead of meat, they usually bring up jackfruit.
Artist Claudia True still gets by with a little help from her friends. For nine years, she’s put together a calendar blending her two passions — painting and cooking — into a beautiful collection of art.