The Kennedy Thunderbirds took care of business Friday night, and continued to roll through their 2018 football season in the process.
San Joaquin Community Hospital hosts free lectures and lunches as part of their ongoing Community Education Series
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- WATCH: BVarsity Game Night for Sept. 21
- Today at the Kern County Fair: Saturday, Sept. 22
- High school football scores: Week 6
- High school football roundup: Wasco edges Delano
- WATCH: Chatsworth-Sierra Canyon beats Bakersfield 31-7
- Rough night for BCHS on national TV against Oaks Christian
- Aguilar airs it out as Shafter blanks Taft, 57-0
Bakersfield High coach Paul Golla in his pregame pep talk inside the Drillers’ locker room an hour before kickoff on Friday night spoke to his players about not making excuses.
Concerns are rising Kern might lose local control over groundwater pumping — an activity vital to farmers, ranchers, oil producers and others — after county officials moved to scale back their own oversight role.
Reader: Reference is made to Robert Price's Sept. 19 column, "It’s not easy to admit you’re a victim of sexual assault.” While the main theme of the piece is easy to identify, consistent with the headline — and well argued by Price, as usual in his works — there is an underlying theme that, …
The California Highway Patrol issued four citations and two warnings during a school bus pedestrian safety enforcement operation focusing on motorists who fail to stop for a school bus with its flashing red lights activated and stop arm extended.
GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. — With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel…
The Kern County Fire Department is responding to a grass fire east of Highway 65 in the area of Poso Creek, according to tweets by the department.
By the time you read this, you may have already been out to the Kern County Fair, which kicked off Wednesday. Then you would have certainly sampled some fair food favorites or maybe something new. For those who have yet to go — or plan to return for more — here's a closer look at some of tho…
It takes a special person to volunteer for what could be a months- or even years-long commitment of being an advocate for children in need, both in and out of the courtroom.
The two local sales tax initiatives that will appear on the ballot this November are essentially the same, but they will impact completely different portions of the county.
With less than one month until Cal State Bakersfield’s men’s basketball scrimmage, CSUB announced its 2018-19 schedule. The slate features non-conference road matchups at Texas Christian, USC and Gonzaga, and home contests against Lamar and Cal Poly.
A Bakersfield DUI attorney charged in connection with an alleged drunken driving crash that injured four has been released from custody after posting bond.
If you’re a Catholic in these difficult times, it’s a good bet that your non-Catholic friends are asking you: “Why do you stay?”
Santa Monica quarterback Paul Davis saw about 10 yards of open space in front of him as he took his first step to scramble out of the pocket on third down. But Bakersfield College defensive tackle Ricky Leung-Wai reached out his left arm a moment later, stripping Davis of the football and fa…
Prentice Foreman is once again trying to fire legal counsel representing him on a charge of first-degree murder in the nearly 40-year-old slaying of a young Bakersfield woman.
Police detained five people Thursday in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store in south Bakersfield.
A southeast Bakersfield convenience store has been shut down after health inspectors found it was operating without hot water and stored "marijuana product" next to pizza inside a freezer.
Reader and Liberty High band director Jason Armistead told us about PorkChop & Bubba’s BBQ, raving that it was the best barbecue he’d had since he was in Nashville. Reader David Irvine, a regular tipster for this column, sent me a Facebook message telling me I needed to check it out.
- DUI attorney who authorities say drove under the influence in crash that injured four is out of custody
- Taft shooting victims identified
- Body found in dirt field in Oildale
- Five detained in connection with armed robbery at Bakersfield convenience store
- Public Health shuts down convenience store for operating without hot water, storing 'marijuana product' in freezer
- Ex-wife in mass shooting had just filed for child, spousal support; gun was legally purchased years before
- Popular sixth-grade destination Camp KEEP opens new coastal campus
- BPD officer engaged on 'The Proposal' announces split with fiancee
- CARGILL MEAT SOLUTIONS RECALLS GROUND BEEF PRODUCTS DUE TO POSSIBLE E. COLI O26 CONTAMINATION
- Two killed in Taft shooting
- Relative of loved ones killed in mass shooting dismayed GoFundMe account treats shooter as victim
- A decade after the Great Recession, effects of housing bust linger in Bakersfield
- Former Cal State Bakersfield professor to serve 1,000 hours community service for child porn possession
- Bakersfield Christian gears up for nationally televised game
- BPD: Three arrests made in early morning carjackings; two still at large
In his Sept. 8 op-ed piece ("Community Voices: We all have a part to play in reducing homelessness"), City Councilmember Andrae Gonzales expanded on the reality that “we all have a part in reducing homelessness” – a totally correct statement (and challenge).
This is the cost when institutions have lost public trust.
What would a sensible immigration policy look like? It would have three goals: be humane, enforce the laws and meet America's need for labor. This can happen only if our political fringes get out of the way.