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Plant sale not the only thing blooming at Edible Schoolyard


Unless you're a student, staffer or parent from Buena Vista Elementary School, you're not likely to have checked out the nearby Buena Vista Edible Schoolyard, which partners with the school for classes throughout the year. For those aiming for a peek — and a plant or two to take home — the facility will host its annual plant sale on Saturday. The event promises a day of snacking, activities, learning and fun. Read more


McFarland's first traffic light signals change

McFARLAND — They may be bracing for the inevitable “one-horse town” wisecracks from big-city slickers. Read more

Looking to get in ahold of Rep. Kevin McCarthy? New app has you covered

Based on your "letters to the editor," some of you have had a hard time getting ahold of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield. Read more

New pact will guarantee some high schoolers admission to CSUB

More than 10,000 students projected to graduate as part of Kern High School District’s 2022 class will be guaranteed admission to Ca… Read more

Bakersfield buildings sell for $24.1 million

Adler Realty Investments Inc. announced Wednesday it has sold six multi-tenant industrial buildings in Bakersfield for $24.1 million. Read more

Fire Department to honor fire fighters, community members

The Kern County Fire Department will honor the following fire fighters and community members at a ceremony Friday that is open to th… Read more

Driver injured in crash after fleeing deputies, KCSO says

A man led deputies on a short chase through Oildale on Tuesday that ended when he rolled his vehicle at a railroad crossing, sheriff… Read more

Teen missing since Monday, deputies say

A 13-year-old girl has been missing since Monday and was last seen in the east Bakersfield area, deputies said. Read more


Photo Gallery: CSUB Men's Basketball Team Return To Bakersfield After NIT

CSUB's men’s basketball team arrived at Meadows Field after their trip to New York City to play in the final four of the NIT basketb… Read more

Community Voices: Thanks goodness my vote didn't stop Div. I move

Twenty-oh-five marked the first time I had ever heard of a feasibility study. California State University Bakersfield had announced … Read more

March 28 high school roundup

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Shirley Downs

Shirley passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a sudden illness. Shirley was born in Mojave CA and moved to Bakersfield a… Read more

Donald Gomez

Donald Gomez of Anaheim Hills passed away March 20, 2017. Read more

Frances Guerra

Faith is holding on to life, Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Let's get ready to rumba: Local stars dance for good cause

Dancing at the Stars, the annual fundraiser for Stars Theatre Restaurant, might not boast the likes of Simone Biles, Mr. T or Nancy … Read more

Shinedown still lighting up rock fans

As Shinedown continues the tour cycle behind its recently released fifth studio album, “Threat to Survival,” guitarist Zach Myers sa… Read more

Mennonite Men's Chorus: 100-plus voices raised in worship

Competition in contemporary praise music has cost traditional church choirs some singers, but the West Coast Mennonite Men’s Chorus … Read more

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