What started out as a joke turned serious last November for Liberty High School English teacher David Ziegler, 45, and his then-fiancee, Charlotte Fraze, 37.
There’s an artistry behind tailoring that perhaps only those behind the sewing machines can attest to. Maybe it’s the rhythmic noise that happens during a blind hem stitch or the perfect seam on a pair of trousers.
Love is in the air throughout the month of February and the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra is setting the mood early with The Great Romantics.
The perfect image of the perfect dog is an illusion. Over our threshold passes every breed of dog, from the most elegant purebred greyhound to the tiniest Chihuahua, from collies to cocker spaniels, and Dalmatians to dachshunds. And, of course, we also get every possible mixture in between.
Philanthropy comes in many shapes and sizes. To prove that point, Kern Community Foundation and Bakersfield Young Professionals, a program of the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, have joined forces to host an exciting event series: Philanthropy on Tap.
Blake Shelton might be a jack-of-all-trades these days, but at the core, he’s still the same country singer-songwriter from Oklahoma who appeared on the scene in the ‘90s.
There are few things in life as universally applicable as the phrase “timing is everything.” When it comes to your taxes, timing is critical. With so much focus placed on information that belongs in your tax return – which deductions are allowable and which tax credits are available – it is …
Many people who have animals treat them as if they are a part of their family, sometimes calling them their fur babies or children. And giving them the best of the best is high on their priorities when it comes to their health.
The Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will celebrate 32 years of success during its 2017 Installation and Business Awards Dinner Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 3100 Camino Del Rio Court.
Vision is something we don’t really think about. When it works well, it’s an afterthought. That is until it starts declining and then suddenly we do everything in our power to make it better.
It is said that the ancient Babylonians were the first to make New Year’s resolutions roughly 4,000 years ago during a 12-day religious festival known as Akitu. They made promises to the gods to pay off debts – the predecessors to modern-day resolutions – and if they kept their word, the god…
When I arrived in Bakersfield in 1971 as a fledgling psychology instructor at the new Cal State campus, I was fortunate to be invited to play tennis with most of the top local players – and there were many in those days.
One lucky bride will win a $10,000 wedding and others will win eight-day, seven-night honeymoons to any destination of their choice when the Ultimate Bridal Event returns to Bakersfield Jan. 8 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton.
My initial assignment for this month’s “On the Road” column was the 2017 Subaru Legacy sedan. Though it’s handling and ride characteristics were considerably different than that of my 2015 Subaru Outback, I felt right at home behind the wheel, as the interior, controls and dash layout were n…
It is no secret that some of the greatest health benefits come from our own fancy footwork through dancing – stronger bones, muscle strength and endurance to name a few. Locally, there are some 50 dance programs whose genres span the dance floor, like ballroom, square, Scottish, Basque and ballet.
Growing up, my husband and I played team sports, but it was tough maintaining that level of activity once adulthood took over and gave way to a more sedentary lifestyle. Since having children, we decided to be intentional about being active so we could be good role models for them.
If you’re looking for a place to disconnect and recharge from everyday stress, Beautologie Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center is the place to book your next staycation.
The Probation Auxiliary County of Kern, a nonprofit organization associated with the Kern County Probation Department, is having its 28th annual Fog Run, Jan. 7 at 8 a.m., at Lake Ming that will benefit At-Risk youth and the Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault.
As our new president steps into the Oval Office, many taxpayers are wondering what to expect during the next four years. One of the buzz phrases tossed around before, during and after the campaign was “tax reform.” This seemingly ambiguous phrase has many asking how they will be affected. Wh…