Art is subjective, several members of the board that runs Kern Pioneer Village agreed Monday — which was another way of saying they were underwhelmed by the museum’s new logo, unveiled at their monthly meeting.
Kern County sheriff's detectives cited and released 12 people Monday for alleged alcohol-related offenses, according to a sheriff's department news release.
Following a nearly two-month trial, a Kern County jury Tuesday acquitted Robert Garrett on charges of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in connection with a 2014 shooting.
Nearly 1,000 runners from 55 cities, nine states and Canada have pre-registered for what’s believed to be Bakersfield’s first foray into hosting a marathon, one that will take runners from the southwest to the northeast and even possibly qualify some for the Boston Marathon.
1 Listen up single people of Bakersfield: If you’re looking for true love, it might be best to move out of town.
More than a year after the burned body of Justin Brewer was found in an orchard, two people charged in his killing have accepted plea deals and the other two will be tried separately on charges including murder.
Someone broke into mayoral candidate Karen Goh’s work office over the weekend and stole a laptop computer and several information storage drives, she said Monday.
Demolitions, empty, vandalized houses and — coming this week — discussions by the Bakersfield City Council are signs the Centennial Corridor freeway connection is coming.
1 .If you’re looking for something to do around Halloween, you might want to check out Boo-at-the-Zoo at the California Living Museum on Oct. 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The second-best thing about Arnold Palmer was the drink they named after him. Long after people have forgotten his athletic greatness, they’ll be ordering Arnold Palmers at bars, restaurants and oceanside cafes.
There was a nationwide increase in violent crime in 2015, a trend seen locally in cases of homicides and aggravated assaults, according to FBI statistics released Monday.
Two men who are convicted felons were arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of multiple felony charges after they were discovered near the scene of an injury shooting outside a northwest hookah lounge.
Golf legend Arnold Palmer died in Pittsburgh at the age of 87 on Sunday. The news was first reported by Golfweek and was later confirmed by the United Stated Golf Association.
How does one go from being born into a farmworker family in Delano in 1940 to being named a 2015 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities recipient?
OAKLAND, Calif., — A surgical procedure recommended to reduce the future risk of ovarian cancer has been successfully implemented throughout Kaiser Permanente in Northern California without a change in surgical outcomes, according to research published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Fall is often a busy time of year for many of us. School is back in session. After-school and after-work activities pick up pace. And many homes and businesses are bustling with activity again after a nice summer lull.
With the stroke of a pen, California Gov. Gray Davis signed legislation that gave prison guards, park rangers, Cal State professors and other state employees the kind of retirement security normally reserved for the wealthy.
You couldn’t have asked for a better real-life, real-time example of how much Northern California’s pollution affects the valley than we got last Monday from the Soberanes Fire burning near Monterey.
Multiple people have bought fake tickets, including ride bracelets, to the Kern County Fair through social media, the Bakersfield Police and Kern County Sheriff's Office reported.
The Velarde family’s smiles could be seen a mile away during the key passing ceremony held Saturday for their new home on South Owens Street.
Four Bakersfield men were killed Friday afternoon when their car collided head on with a semi tractor-trailer rig on Highway 65 south of Ducor, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Six months ago when Bakersfield community activist Danny Morrison began sharing the seed of an idea to create a locally produced Stop-the-Violence music video, he had no clue that just days after its release, “Self Destruction 2.0” would be on a viral trajectory to 50,000 views.
The field of candidates for the most powerful administrator in Kern County government — the county administrative officer — has been whittled down to a handful of people.
A Bakersfield Police Department officer and two others were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries Friday when the cop collided with another vehicle in a southwest Bakersfield intersection, spurring a four-car crash, officials said.
Sierra Club members and other backers of Proposition 67 gathered in front of a mammoth inflatable turtle and a pile of grocery bags at Emmanuel Lutheran Church Friday pushing for voters to support a statewide initiative that would ban plastic bags from supermarkets.
Ask anyone who’s been to Bakersfield’s Gospel Fest in the last few years and they’re sure to sing praises about the experience. And San Joaquin Community Hospital’s seventh annual gathering of music, worship and community outreach on Oct. 2 should be no exception.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has cited seven more people for alcohol-related offenses at the Kern County Fair under a grant designed to reduce alcohol-related crime and underage drinking.
Bomb squad technicians safely detonated a package found stowed beneath a large propane tank in Oildale near Highway 99 that they suspected could have been an explosive, Sheriff’s officials said.
Police officers tracked a stolen cell phone on Thursday afternoon and arrested three Bakersfield residents in connection with a home invasion robbery that injured an elderly woman that morning in the southwest.
A former Delano High School counselor who was out on bail while awaiting a preliminary hearing for a handful of alleged sex crimes with minors was arrested this month for violating a court order barring him from seeing those minors, court records show.
Is it possible that the angelic face of a 5-year-old girl fighting brain cancer could help recruit a whole new army of platelet donors, folks whose continuing donations could help save the lives of many future trauma and cancer patients who often count on such donations?
A $9 billion state construction bond that local school leaders are banking on passing this November is trailing in preliminary polls, which could leave some local districts struggling to complete projects they’ve already promised to voters.