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Eleven high schools and seven colleges, including one from Iowa, took part in the Bakersfield College cross country invitational on Friday at the Kern County soccer Park.

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, …

Though still well behind the rest of the state, Kern posted a big improvement in its jobless rate last month, dropping from a seasonally unadjusted 8.1 percent in July to 7.3 percent in August.

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…

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 might not be the only day they come out to the Kern County Fair, but for those 62 and older, Senior Day is the best day to come. After all, free admission, health information and early access to all the fair favorites is hard to beat.

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.

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…

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.

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