His life ended in 2012, but friends and admirers say Vernon Valenzuela's legacy lives on.
Have you ever been wrongfully terminated or blamed for a bad situation you never created? Or perhaps it was you who jumped to wrong conclusions about an individual and found out they had nothing to do with what you assumed about them.
The Kern County Homeless Collaborative has kicked off its 10-year plan to end homelessness within Kern County with the announcement that it received $3.8 million in funds from the state.
Beginning next year, the Kern County Sheriff's Office will initiate twice-yearly random drug testing of its employees.
After years of delays, local military veterans and their families learned the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic on Westwind Drive in Bakersfield will be replaced with a new $40 million, state-of-the-art facility.
With thoughts of freedom and service to country on their minds, Delano Union School District’s Pioneer School celebrated the area’s first responders and military during a flag ceremony held Tuesday, Sept. 11.
The theme “Delano Hands, Feeding the World” was strongly evident in the entries in the Delano Kiddie Parade held Friday afternoon. The event, co-sponsored by Delano Harvest Holidays Association and the Delano Union School District, was one of several parts of the 73rd Delano Harvest Holiday …
On a unanimous 4-0 vote, the Delano City Council voted Monday, Oct. XX, to allow Delano Golf Management Group LLC to operate Delano’s Municipal Golf Course.
As the majority of the Cal State Bakersfield volleyball team traveled around the country last year, eventually winning the Western Athletic Conference championship, Brooke Boiseau was stuck back on campus at CSUB.
Not a single vote has been cast in the closely watched race for 4th District Kern County supervisor, but Delano Mayor Grace Vallejo has a big lead in the second-most important measure of electoral success — money.
The race for the state's 14th Senate District seat pits incumbent Andy Vidak, a Hanford Republican, against Democratic challenger Melissa Hurtado, a member of the Sanger City Council.
Bakersfield College is receiving $200,000 from the state to help pay for its new Veterans Resource Center, which will break ground on Nov. 5.
The Delano High Tigers met the Tulare Union High Tribe on Friday night. The Tribe beat the Tigers, 52-0. Delano falls to 3-4 overall and 0-2 in East Yosemite League play.
Veteran GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield is gearing up for yet another election season as the local congressman faces a new challenger in the upcoming general election Nov. 6.
Before the cranes and the concrete pourers arrived, there was nothing at the southeast corner of Truxtun Avenue and N Street but a parking lot, a chamber of commerce building and a bold idea.
Democrats are hoping to retake the House of Representatives come November, and the 21st Congressional District seems like the perfect place to start.
The race for the 4th District seat of the Kern County Board of Supervisors has the potential to shake up the political dynamics of county government.
Cal State Bakersfield men’s soccer took down the No. 7 team in the country, beating Air Force, 1-0, at home on Oct. 5. At No. 7, Air Force (3-1 Western Athletic) is the highest ranked team CSUB (4-6-1, 2-1-1) has beaten in the program’s Division I history.
The Delano Union School District has taken its stiffest stand yet in reaction to school board member Ramon Cardenas whose behavior in district matters and attendance have put him in a bad light with the other four district trustees.
Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball started the 2018-19 season with its first official day of practice on Sept. 26. The newest version of the Roadrunners features a smaller but deeper and more versatile roster.
Jalen Simpkins looked over his left shoulder, then his right shoulder, and saw no one that could catch him. The Bakersfield College linebacker eased up as he crossed inside the 10-yard line and eventually the goal line.
Sebastian Vecchio is in his first season as a Division I head coach and his first year at Cal State Bakersfield. He’s implemented new playing styles and a new culture this season.
Shell wants to sell a pipeline connecting Kern County oilfields with Bay Area refineries, a move that probably wouldn't affect consumers in the near term but which could lead to changes for local oil producers.
It is undeniable that homelessness has increased in Kern County. Individuals with nowhere to live are visible in every corner of our city and county. We have heard a great deal from the voices of those who are uncomfortable with this truth because in Kern County, we don’t wish for our neighb…
Michelle Lyon is a Cal State Bakersfield student who is trying to support herself and a child in her care as an Uber and Lyft driver. Having enough money to provide food for the both of them has been a challenge.
For nearly 40 years, TBC Media chief photographer Felix Adamo has chronicled Kern County with an artist's eye through photographs capturing moments of tragedy, joy and stunning beauty.
For years Kern County has struggled with homelessness among military veterans, but local advocates and housing officials believe that might soon be coming to an end.
One seeks to cut taxes on consumers and overhaul state regulations. The other wants to raise taxes on wealthy corporations and make sure Kern County gets its fair share of the revenues.
On Friday night, the Kennedy High Thunderbirds traveled to Wasco to take on the 4-1 Tigers. The Tigers are one of the most formidable opponents the undefeated Thunderbirds would have this season with their very physical offense and stout defense.
McFarland High School traveled to Hawaii on Sept. 15 to compete in the Iolani Cross Country Invitational.
Delano Union School District’s Pioneer School multipurpose room was decorated smartly Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor the newest members of the district’s Hall of Fame during a
Coming from various educational backgrounds, the principals of the sites in the Delano Union School District bring many years of experience of learning and teaching to their positions in the district. This is the first of several articles featuring these educational leaders.
I find it amusing how some hold to the view that Christians are not to get mad, angry or upset. It all depends on what caused them to become angry and if they have a right to be mad.
The Fall Street Fair sponsored by the Delano Chamber of Commerce will take place tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. in the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Main Street.
A question often arises in Central Valley politics: How can a legislator effectively represent the interests of a rural area when Sacramento continues to be dominated by big-city politicians?
The Delano High School Tigers battled the Tulare Western Mustangs for their homecoming on Friday, Sept. 28. Tulare Western, being undefeated through six games, proved to be the much better team beating the Tigers 56-0.