The city is looking at some changes to make street bike paths and sidewalks more friendly to pedestrians and cyclists.
Since the Give Big Kern's website went live on April 1, community members have donated more than $30,000 to the campaign. That's more than six times the amount received last year at this point in the fundraiser, said Kern Community Foundation President and CEO Kristen Beall at a news confere…
The Bakersfield City School District Education Foundation is holding its annual Luau for Education on April 21.
CSU Bakersfield is marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, Tenn., with several free campus events on April 4.
Volunteers with the Dolores Huerta Foundation will be going door-to-door in some parts of town on Saturday to educate voters about the April 10 special election.
The Bakersfield Police Department will host a "Coffee With A Cop" event on Saturday, giving residents a chance to voice concerns and get to know the officers who patrol their neighborhood.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $20,000 for the replacement of an older diesel school bus in the Di Giorgio Elementary School District in Arvin.
A team of middle school students from Bakersfield won the regional competition for the 2018 National Science Bowl this past weekend and will advance to compete in the national finals this spring in Washington, D.C.
The Kern Council of Governments held its annual Regional Awards Program event on Thursday, recognizing 17 people or programs for their contributions to the community.
Bakersfield College will host the Bakersfield City School District’s annual Junior High/Middle School Band and Orchestra Standards Festival on March 8.
The Youth2Leaders Education Foundation is holding a free workshop to help people complete applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and other programs.
This Saturday, at the Kern County Superintendent of Schools' maintenance yard, volunteers from the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women will distribute 20,000 new books to children from underserved Bakersfield communities.
The first Firehouse Subs restaurant in Bakersfield opens today, and local people are invited to stop by to try the sandwiches and speak with local franchisees Mike Kamrani and Navid Sapir.
The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity will celebrate February with a special nonprofit awareness night Friday at the Bakersfield Condors' game against the San Jose Barracuda.
Truxtun Avenue will be closed at the Westside Parkway bridge next week for the demolition of barrier rail for the Kern River Bridge Improvements Project, according to the City of Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield City School District is seeking input from the community about the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)/Local Education Agency Plan (LEAP). BCSD invites the public share its feedback in an online survey, available in English and Spanish, on the proposed actions to meet th…
The east Westside Parkway off-ramp onto Truxtun Avenue will be closed Tuesday through Thursday for construction work, according to the city.