A man who shot dead a co-worker at Alta Sierra Ski Resort and buried him in a shallow grave faces 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter.
The Bakersfield City Council — following a rare tie-breaking vote from Mayor Karen Goh — voted Wednesday night to deny a permit for a six-person rooming house for people with mental health issues.
Deputies found guns, a silencer and methamphetamine, among other items, during a probation search Wednesday of a house in Tehachapi, sheriff's officials said.
With high school graduations filling up the rest of the May calendar, many parents will soon be watching their little birdies fly the nest, and it's going to be tough. How will they handle it? Five local parents who have already gone through this emotional passage in life agreed to help by s…
Bakersfield City School District Trustee Raymond Gonzales, an educator who has devoted his life to public service, announced his resignation from the board Tuesday over health issues.
Bakersfield attorney Phil Ganong responded on Wednesday to fraud charges brought against him, his wife and son, regarding a $22 million urine test billing scheme.
Facing multiple counts of insurance fraud, a defiant Philip Ganong on Wednesday denied wrongdoing in the operation of companies he said were set up to help people fighting addiction.
Kern County supervisors launched an operational investigation into the structure and funding of the Kern County Fire Department Tuesday.
After working for 13 years as the principal of Emerson Middle School, Kempton Coman was demoted to a classroom teacher last month – a move that has drawn ire from some, and the attention of the local NAACP, which alleges the veteran administrator was unfairly targeted by his bosses.
Fair warning to all of you planning to shoot off illegal fireworks this 4th of July: L.O.I.S. will be watching.
1 Say What? Here in the TBC Media newsroom, we just can't believe our ears some days. What people say in life's unscripted moments has the power to move us, anger us, uplift us or make us laugh ourselves silly. We're collecting those quotes for our readers in a new weekly segment called, app…
TBC Media spoke with parents who's children have left their home to and pursue their careers, they tell their stories and offer advice to others who may be letting go of their children this graduation season.
Bakersfield attorney Phil Ganong, his wife and son are among those charged with fraud in a $22 million urine test billing scheme, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office.
DaVita Dialysis employees purchased more than 1200 pairs of shoes for children at Roosevelt Elementary School and Pauly School. The children at Roosevelt were welcomed at the door of the cafeteria and escorted to DaVita teammates who helped them try on their new shoes.
Philip Norwood’s part-time employee at the kennel he owns in Ridgecrest showed up more than 30 minutes late for work the afternoon of May 6.
Caltrans is offering jobless Kern County veterans a new opportunity for employment. And although the California Department of Transportation program is all about road cleanup, the potential for advancement is real.
Bakersfield massage parlors that lose their licenses could face new, additional penalties and massage practitioners could see a simpler licensing process under a new proposal brought forward by the Bakersfield Police Department.
A Bakersfield man pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring with a former business partner in structuring deposits of more than $4.2 million from the sale of smokable synthetic drugs to avoid filing legally required reports.
1. Stay comfortable: Getting ready to cheer on your grad? Ask yourself if you really want to do so in a full length suit jacket or six-inch heels. Graduation ceremonies can last for a few hours, so dress according to your own comfort. Think about wearing something cool, or bringing a light s…
The State Bar Court of California has ordered a Bakersfield attorney to cease practicing law and advised her that she faces possible disbarment after she failed to attend a hearing regarding allegations she misappropriated nearly $1 million from a client.
Craft Tap House and Grill hosted its first Pizza and Craft Beer Festival Sunday in the parking lot of Craft Tap House. In addition to Craft Tap House, four other pizza vendors are taking part in the event: Milan's Market, Mountain Mike's, Cataldo's Pizzeria and Slice of Italy.
Is there any better combination than pizza and beer? Jeff Hentges, one of the owners of Craft Tap House and Grill, doesn’t think so.
On Saturday, just after 11:30 a.m., Bakersfield Police officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 400 block of 20th Street regarding a possible deceased person, says a BPD news release.
The Californian asked readers to help with a graduation-themed "Through Your Lens," and we received some great photos. The photos are from years ranging from the 1940s to 2016. We want to see more of your photos that capture Kern County. We also want to see your summer vacation photos. Send …
The Californian won 10 awards, including eight first-place honors, Saturday at the California Newspaper Publishers Association's annual contest, the premier competition for newspapers in the state.