The certificates are displayed proudly on windows, walls and offices like badges of honor earned after countless hours, days, weeks and years serving the community.
Delicious barbecue tri-tip will be served from noon to 5 p.m. May 19 at the group picnic area behind Kern River Golf Course, next to Lake Ming, to benefit Pyles Boys Camp.
If there is one event that truly captures the spirit of our community, it’s Kern Community Foundation’s Give Big Kern – now our region’s biggest day of philanthropy.
Highgate at Seven Oaks is the newest addition to the Seven Oaks legacy started by Castle & Cooke over 25 years ago. A gated, master planned community, Highgate at Seven Oaks consists of four unique neighborhoods each offering a variety of floor plans, lot sizes and amenities. Among those…
Bakersfield Museum of Art’s mission is to “enhance the quality of life through art appreciation,” and to fully immerse in that experience, people must venture out and view pieces at other venues.
A faded photograph plucked from the gutter on a recent wet morning is all our family has left to remind us of our dear, sweet neighbor of more than two decades. It’s hard to say when it was snapped, but it froze in time a group of women enjoying spirits at Wool Growers.
Nuestro Mexico Restaurant is a little gem on 21st Street. Deceiving from the outside, this quaint restaurant packs a big punch with its colorful atmosphere and excellent food.
Laura Journey’s love for baking began when she was 7 years old making banana bread in her grandmother’s kitchen in British Columbia, Canada.
Growing up in a family of nine, Colleen McGauley knew two things early on: She wanted to have adventures and she never wanted children.
Is it a stay-and-play day or a short in-and-out day? Sonder is a great lunchtime pick either way. The relaxed, casual environment with the table arrangements and couch areas make a great gathering spot to enjoy food with friends or family. Sonder is not only for everyday lunches, but also yo…
If the sight of Mickey ears bouncing through a crowd and the joyful giggles of children and adults alike don’t fill your heart with glee, then you may not be the Disneyphile I am. I won’t go so far as to call that “a shame,” but it’s quite possible you’ve been doing Disneyland wrong thus far.
Nothing is certain but death and taxes. Arguably, it is also certain that some people will cheat on their taxes. For the bold and brass, their attempted tax deductions are downright outrageous. Surprisingly, the IRS allowed some pretty wild write-offs. Let’s see which deductions slid by the …
Long known for its well-built, practical, value-oriented sedans and sport utility vehicles, with the launch of the all-new 2018 Kona, Hyundai has officially entered the fun zone.
Enjoy a night under the stars celebrating local burn survivors, clinicians and community partners May 18 at 6 p.m. during Lite Up the Nite at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, 1930 R St.
Kern Schools Federal Credit Union is holding its annual Community Recycling Day April 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 11500 Bolthouse Drive, in the Kern Schools administrative parking lot.
It started with a Travel Channel show at a restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina. The clips of quaint city streets, historic sites, unique architecture and ample restaurant choices were enough to entice us for a visit.
In a digital age where nearly every social application can quickly turn into a dating service, one developer dared to go against the grain and focus solely on friendship.
Twenty-five years have come and gone, but one thing remains constant through the sands of time: Links for Life continues to be a beacon of hope for hundreds of Kern County’s breast cancer patients, survivors and their families.
The Kern County Museum has been the keeper of the history of the people and places of the county for over 70 years. It is an important piece in the quilt of the community that started as an endeavor of the Kern County Historical Society in 1940.
Owing money to the IRS can be unsettling to say the least. Ignoring it is even worse. If you are surprised with an unexpected tax bill, but cannot afford to pay, you have options. Most importantly, face the issue and address the problem so you are not in this position again. Burying your hea…
Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg may be retiring as Bakersfield College’s vice president of instruction, but she does not intend to rest on her significant laurels.
Ahoy, matey! Ye and yer pirate crew have just been captured and held prisoner aboard the Crimson Storm, a mystical ship with the power to control the seas. You must find the source of its power, the Crimson Heart, buried deep within its hull.