Optimal Hospice Care will hold a New Volunteer Orientation for people throughout Kern County who want to help create a better quality of life for patients and families in its care.
Inc. magazine has named Visalia-based CalCom Solar to its list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country, CalCom said Wednesday.
A town hall meeting will be held in Lake Isabella Aug. 28 where residents and business owners in the Kern River Valley can address concerns to law enforcement officers who work there.
Greg’s Petroleum Service is developing a new facility at the corner of Coffee Road and Downing Avenue in northwest Bakersfield to better serve the Bakersfield area as a commercial fuel and lubricants supplier, it says.
The eastbound Westside Parkway loop off-ramp to Truxtun Avenue will be reduced to one lane next week to enable work on the Kern River Bridge Improvements Project, according to the City of Bakersfield.
More than 600 people gathered Thursday and Friday in Bakersfield to participate in the annual international Global Leadership Summit, where they obtained inspiration and received practical leadership training to enhance their businesses, organizations and communities.
Several closures have been scheduled for construction work on the Beltway Operational Improvements Project for next week, the City of Bakersfield said Thursday:
Robert Barton, a former Kern County deputy district attorney who now lives in Rancho Cordova, has been appointed to the Board of Parole Hearings, the governor's office said Thursday.
Twenty-two students and two adults were recently in Bakersfield from sister city of Wakayama, Japan, staying with host families and going on "a variety of adventures, both in Bakersfield and beyond," event participants said.
On Aug. 5, hundreds of volunteers and local children gathered at the northwest and southwest Kohl's stores to participate in the Bakersfield Active 20/30 Club’s annual Child Spree event in which club members donate back-to-school supplies and clothing to underprivileged children in Kern County.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County announced Tuesday it has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Ford Motor Fund to launch “Ford Junior Youth of the Year” to support education for underserved youth.
The Early Childhood Council of Kern — a 30-member volunteer board that provides a forum for identifying local priorities for childcare and developing the means of meeting those needs — is taking applications to fill nine vacancies on it, according to a news release.
Power Machinery Center, which has been in Bakersfield since the mid-1950s has received the Platinum award from UniCarriers Americas Corporation as part of its Aftermarket Excellence Program Awards. The honor recognizes dealers who have excelled in aftermarket parts and service, according to …
The Kern County Heart & Stroke Walk kick-off for 5K participants to learn more about forming a team, recruiting team members and fundraising tips will be held Thursday.
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Mercy Hospital Southwest received a five-star achievement award for their OB/GYN Care and seven national awards from Healthgrades, Dignity Health announced in a press release Tuesday.
Madison Street will experience one-way traffic and Cottonwood Road's outside southbound lane will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Thomas Roads Improvement Program announced Tuesday in a news release.
National Parks and Federal Recreational Land senior passes is increasing in price from $10 to $80 on Aug. 28, Joshua Tree National Park announced in a press release Wednesday.
The intersection of Highway 155 and Browning Road in Delano will be closed for nine weeks starting Monday, the California Department of Transportation said in a press release Tuesday.
The valley air district is asking residents to forgo personal fireworks to protect themselves and their community from even worse bad air.
Highway 99 will be closed from Sherwood Avenue to Perkins Avenue in McFarland from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, for Kern Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing construction operations.
Clinica Sierra Vista, a large chain of clinics for low-income residents, was named Nonprofit of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District this week by Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield.
The estate of the late Beverly L. Layman, a local woman who battled addiction, has gifted Teen Challenge of Kern County $100,000, it was announced this week.
Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera made U.S. News & World Report’s new 2017-2018 Best Children’s Hospitals list in the categories of Pediatric Orthopedics (36th), Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology (46th) and Pediatric Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal Surgery (50th).
Assemblyman Vince Fong, R-Bakersfield, on Wednesday honored Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County as the Nonprofit of the Year for the 34th Assembly District.
New Kern County grand jurors were selected Tuesday during an annual transition ceremony held at Kern County Superior Court in downtown Bakersfield, according to a news release.
Artists, craftspeople, antique dealers and entrepreneurs are being sought for Randsburg's 16th Annual Old West Day & Bluegrass Jamboree, happening from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16.
Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to visit his valley district and see first-hand the negative implications of California's low Medicaid reimbursement rates.
It's important to include your cats, dogs, birds and/or other animals in evacuation plans, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Monday in a press release.
The Kern County chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving honored local law enforcement officers and prosecutors this week for their work to stop DUI crimes.
Congressman David Valadao, R-Hanford, is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran to work in his Bakersfield or Hanford congressional office.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley CAN will provide valley-area drivers who have owned their car for at least six months with a free vehicle emissions test Saturday, June 17, at the Kern County Fairgrounds.