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 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 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 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…