For years, students living northwest of Highway 99 have historically gone to Centennial High School, but if the district adopts the proposed boundary changes it presented Monday, those students could be attending North High School in Oildale.
For the first time in six months, the Ward 5 seat will not be vacant at a Bakersfield City Council meeting.
A critical event in California’s water world was announced Monday that was either a step in the right direction or the wrong one, depending on your viewpoint.
A public service for attorney Benjamin R. Greene, who died after collapsing during a 5K run last week, has been scheduled for July 7 at a southwest Bakersfield church, his wife said.
Michael Ramirez jumped into the Kern River at the Keyesville Campground Thursday evening and disappeared.
A Burbank man whose body was found 10 days after he went missing in the Kern River died of drowning and his death was an accident, according to a coroner's release.
Tehachapi Unified School District’s special education department is failing, according to a California Department of Education review prompted by scores of parental complaints.
A correctional officer accused of gunning down another correctional officer at his estranged wife's apartment was arrested in Mexico and is currently being held in Yuma, Ariz.
Keith Majusiak drove into a northwest Bakersfield intersection three years ago and broadsided a car, killing a 79-year-old woman. Prosecutors charged him with three felonies.
On TBC Five @ 4, Kern High School District will consider attendance boundaries, newest city councilman, Bruce Freeman, will take the ward five seat just in time for the regular meeting, the pros and cons of personal fireworks will be debated in the opinion section, and much more.
The second annual Bakersfield Wings festival was held at the Kern County Fairgrounds in blistering weather Sunday afternoon and our Nick Ellis was there.
A person had to really, really enjoy chicken wings to venture out to the blazing Kern County Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon.
The Kern Community College District has three years to spend about $32 million — the majority of a $40 million bond it sold last month as part of the $503 million Measure J voters approved in November.
There are historical living figures in Kern County that sadly, many don't know about or have forgotten. Ray Gonzales is one of them.
Courageous Kids Climbing isn't just the name of the Idaho-based nonprofit that set up an event at Action Sports on Saturday morning. It's also precisely what anyone who walked into the store saw that day. As the end of the two-hour session neared, parents and volunteers weren't just seeing c…
The ongoing teacher shortage has hit special education students particularly hard in the state's largest elementary school district — which happens to be in Bakersfield.
An unexplained increase in autistic and emotionally disturbed students is driving up special education enrollments — a huge problem for school districts that aren't getting any additional state and federal funds to cover the ballooning costs.
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It was one year to the hour from when the Erskine Fire started that Linnie Galetano told the story of how the Erskine Fire stormed into her neighborhood in Squirrel Valley and destroyed her home. Galetano and over a hundred more gathered at Mountain Mesa Park to remember and to continue to h…
LAKE ISABELLA — Linnie Galetano stood on the green lawn at Mountain Mesa Park on Friday and pointed up the sloping hillside toward a barren patch of ground visible in the distance.
A proposed Bakersfield City Council resolution that called for official opposition to President Donald Trump's budget cuts is being scrubbed to remove a partisan tinge.
A reward of up to $2,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect wanted in a home invasion robbery in Oildale earlier this month.
On TBC Five @ 4, today is the one-year anniversary of the Erskine fire and the Kern Valley community is marking the occasion with a gathering, the City of Bakersfield has shade quota for shopping center parking lots, a review from Pete Tittl on a new downtown restaurant, and much more.
An investigation into comments KNZR radio host Jaz McKay made on Facebook last month has been completed and no charges are pending, according to sheriff's officials.
Authorities are searching for a man who kidnapped and was about to sexually assault a 72-year-old woman before a farm laborer interrupted him.
The Hall Ambulance crew that responded to a medical emergency Tuesday evening involving Bakersfield attorney Benjamin Greene arrived on scene at Hart Park in 12 minutes, 7 seconds, a Hall spokesman said in a news release Thursday.
A 25-year-old man went missing in the Kern River Thursday evening after jumping into the river near his camp near Keysville, according to sheriff's officials.
Kern County supervisors will be asked Tuesday to urge the Trump Administration to shrink the size of the Giant Sequoia National Monument.
On today's TBC Five @ 4, Bakersfield's own Derek Carr is now the highest-paid player in the National Football League, a man who shot a co-worker dead at Alta Sierra Ski Resort is sentenced to 14 years in prison, the Trout's Nightclub closing is confirmed, and much more.
Bakersfield attorney Benjamin Greene, 48, died Tuesday after running a 5K race sponsored by the Bakersfield Track Club in 107-degree heat. Many on Facebook are asking why the race was held at all when local and state public health agencies were advising people to stay out of the heat, and li…
The wildfire that began along Highway 178 west of Lake Isaballa on Sunday is nearly fully contained after burning more than 1,500 acres, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Three men have been sentenced in connection with beating a man at Wasco State Prison in a case that marked the first time a Kern County jury returned a guilty verdict on gang charges for a crime that occurred in prison.