This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions — which may be edited for space — are answered here each Saturday by Robert Price and The Californian’s editors.

This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions — which may be edited for space — are answered here each Saturday by The Californian’s editors.

The other day I offered Kevin McCarthy a deal he just couldn’t pass up: a sponsored town hall discussion of Republicans’ plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. We would make it invitation only, keep it to 30 guests, bar the doors and make sure a good portion of the participants…

You might think the story of Roger Logan and his recently liberated abdominal cavity was one of desperation, peril and resolve. And it was: Mississippi man rides 2,000 miles in the back of a cargo van to Bakersfield for surgery to remove a 140-pound tumor from his hideously distended belly, …

This feedback forum is designed to give readers a way to voice criticisms and compliments or ask questions about The Californian’s news coverage. Your questions may be edited for space and clarity.

In case country music fans have doubts about whether Ben Haggard is all-in on this music-business thing, consider this ultimate indication: He’s looking for a house in Nashville.

In case country music fans have doubts about whether Ben Haggard is all-in on this music-business thing, consider this ultimate indication: He’s looking for a house in Nashville.

I hope you had a chance to read our in-depth, semi-official commemoration of The Bakersfield Californian’s first 150 years, published in Sunday’s editions. It only stands to reason, I guess, that today’s edition marks the first day of our next century-and-a-half as this city’s preeminent new…

Mark Powell wrote a May 19 column about some of the, um, unique individuals around the country, including one in Bakersfield, who are running for president. His column, titled "Dreading Bush, Clinton? It could be worse," contained this line: "If you're paranoid about the White House being oc…

Reader: With all due respect, with very few exceptions, The Californian's representation of the "Birth of a City" (a May 2 special commemorative edition) appears to only document and praise the achievements of "the white folk," with little or no mention of early residents, including Spaniard…

Reader: I'm writing about The Californian's use of Rasmussen Reports' poll results. First, item No. 9 in your April 29 "10 Things You Need to Know" is based on another Rasmussen poll. It is no secret that RP is a Republican polling firm and that they readily admit that they conduct polls for…

Reader: I'd like to have a frank conversation about homelessness in Kern County. We have a problem -- and today, it begins with how the city and county have chosen to manage the issue of homelessness and completely disregard the countless homeless individuals who have no place to go other th…