The Bakersfield College 2018 Summer STEM Academy includes classes in 3D design and printing, guitar building, architecture and design and others in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics fields. An application process was used to select students from Jr High, Middle School, and…
Summer is almost officially here and since the heat of summer has already arrived many Bakersfield residents are cooling off at the McMurtrey Aquatics Center where you can swim, splash in a shallow pool or use the waterslide to add excitement to your day.
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of immigrant children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Several thousand Gaza worshippers knelt on prayer rugs spread on sandy soil, near the perimeter fence with Israel, joining hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world Friday in marking the holiday that caps the fasting month of Ramadan.
The Tehachapi Area Boy Scouts of America and other groups held a Flag Retirement Ceremony Thursday at Coy Burnett Stadium. Tattered and faded American flags were respectfully retired on Flag Day.
Local high school football programs began the summer 7-on-7 weekly tournament on Wednesday at the Bakersfield Sports Village.
MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup.
Mary K. Shell, Bakersfield's first female mayor, died Thursday morning after a short illness. She was 91. Shell served three terms on the Kern County Board of Supervisors following her single term as mayor, 1981-85.
After weeks of speculation, it's now confirmed. Trout's nightclub, the iconic Oildale honky-tonk on North Chester Avenue, is up for sale. Not only that, the hunt is on for the Trout's sign, which Thomas Rockwell, the longtime operator of the bar, said on Facebook recently he was repairing an…
(Tribune News Service) The World Cup starts Thursday, when host nation Russia faces Saudi Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, which is also the venue for the July 15 final. The opening game pits the lowest-ranked teams in the tournament with Russia at No. 70 in the FIFA world rankings and …
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he…
In an effort to commemorate the crucial history and importance of the iconic Highway 99 in Bakersfield, the Kern County Historical Society, in concert with the city of Bakersfield, has begun erecting historic U.S. Route 99 signs along the highway's local routes.
SINGAPORE — After a sudden and welcome turn to diplomacy following last year's threats, insults and fears of war — remember "fire and fury" and "dotard"? — Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are ready to shake hands, sit down face-to-face and ... do what exactly?
North of the River Recreation and Park District (NOR), in conjunction with Dignity Health, the Kern County Sheriff’s Department and the Kern County Public Health Department hosted its annual summer kickoff with a free community swimming event.
PARIS — Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef and citizen of the world who inspired millions to share his delight in food and the bonds it created, was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions. He was 61.
Tehachapi High School students celebrated their graduation Thursday night with commencement at Coy Burnett Stadium. See even more photos from this graduation at TehachapiNews.com.
FRESNO - Centennial graduate Corbin Burnes made his first professional start in the Valley on Thursday as the starting pitcher for the Colorado Sky Sox of the Milwaukee Brewers organization against the Fresno Grizzlies.
The Californian's Robert Price heard about the new back-in diagonal parking spaces on 18th Street, between N and Q, and how some drivers were apparently having some trouble with them. So he decided to give it a try himself. Check out the video — and read his column about it in Sunday's Cali…