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.
Sangera Subaru will present a check of more than $35,000 to the NOR Recreation and Park District Meals on Wheels program Wednesday after raising the funds through the annual “Share the Love” campaign.
A half-acre grass fire in the Tehachapi area was stopped cold by Kern County Fire Department personnel a little after 6 p.m. Friday evening.
The U.S. subsidiary of MRC Global Inc. has opened a new regional distribution center in Shafter that will hold about $15 million in inventory to support the company's operations on the West Coast and Alaska, officials announced Friday.
On Monday, June 19, Goodwill Industries of South Central California will open its sixth store in Bakersfield, on the southeast corner of Ming Avenue and Ashe Road.
Central Valley Congressmen David Valadao of Hanford and Jeff Denham of Turlock have introduced legislation to fix flaws in California's Medicaid reimbursement system to encourage doctors to practice here, it was announced this week.
Want to help create an emergency animal response team locally? The Greater Tehachapi Valley Central California Animal Disaster Team is seeking volunteers.
Critters Without Litters is offering free spay/neuter surgeries to low-income pet owners for a limited time, thanks to the generous support of PetSmart Charities.
Sequoia and Kings Canyon parks are starting the summer season with one-third fewer campsites and very dangerous river conditions, the National Parks Service announced Thursday.
Bakersfield Fire Engineer Brian Massey's memorial services will be open to the public and will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave.
The Kern County Black Chamber of Commerce has appointed a man with more than 30 years experience working with small businesses, non-profits and government agencies as its new executive director, KCBCC announced Monday.
The California Transportation Commission has allocated $328 million to 88 transportation projects designed to alleviate traffic, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking.
The Kern County Veterans Service Department and the Kern Veterans Memorial Foundation will host its annual Memorial Weekend program “Salute to Kern’s Fallen Heroes” May 27.
A "NO KILL" initiative will be unveiled at Tuesday's Kern County Board of Supervisors meeting during the morning session.
Lucas Espericueta, 29, of Bakersfield, has been reappointed to the Kern County Fair Board of Directors, where he has served since 2016, the governor's office said Monday.
Two Cal State Bakersfield Department of Nursing faculty members recently received awards from the Kern County Chapter of the Association of California Nurse Leaders for their accomplishments in town.
Kern County had a strong showing with six groups or individuals winning their categories at the California History Day competition May 5–7 in Rocklin, Calif., according to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office.
For children and teenagers who lost a loved one, Hoffmann Hospice is offering a free camp to help them explore their emotions and begin healing through fun activities.
Take out your nonperishables and leave them by your mailbox next Saturday, May 13. U.S. Postal Service letter carriers will be collecting canned and boxed food left by mailboxes to donate to Kern County food banks and pantries.
Gosford Road will be reduced to one lane in either direction and part of District Boulevard will be closed to traffic as construction at the Gosford-District intersection happens this weekend.
After recording strong earnings over the last year, Mission Bancorp has approved a 5 percent stock dividend to be applied to shareholders as of May 22, the bank said Friday.