Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Orel Hershiser, who won a World Series with LA and holds the Major League Baseball record for longest scoreless innings streak, will be the featured speaker for Cal State Bakersfield’s 2019 Hot Stove Dinner.
Cal State Bakersfield baseball’s 2019 schedule includes two games (home and away) with Fresno State and a March trip to Hawaii for a four-game series with the future Big West foe. In total, CSUB will play 25 games at Hardt Field and 33 away from home once the regular season starts in February.
They interacted with the President in two very different ways. One helped George Herbert Walker Bush govern the country; the other fielded his phone calls from the White House switchboard.
Recent high school graduates with no clear idea of their next move will want to sit still and read this. The rest of you, too, of course.
Congressman David Valadao has conceded the race for the California 21st Congressional District, his office announced Dec. 6.
A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of falsely reporting an active shooter at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Dec. 4 then inserting himself into the investigation by alternately claiming to be a security guard and a peace officer, authorities said.
Mario Thompson, the man accused of two false active shooter alarms at two local hospitals, said he didn't initiate the alerts but that it was exhilarating to be around SWAT officers who responded to the scenes.
A Delano man who had faced a murder charge in the death of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich was found dead Dec. 3 with "traumatic injuries," according to authorities.
Robert Mistriel, complicit in one of Kern County's most brutal and infamous murders, has been recommended for release by the Board of Prison Terms, his husband confirmed Dec. 5.
The man who authorities say twice falsely reported an active shooter at Bakersfield hospitals pleaded not guilty during his formal arraignment Dec. 6 afternoon.
Congratulations to La Vina Middle School eighth-grade teachers Mr. Mendivil and Mrs. Wesir. Both teachers were recipients of Delano Union School District Educational Foundation grants.
Thousands of Delano residents braved the threat of winter rains Tuesday night to attend the annual Delano Christmas Parade.
County government is considering pulling out of a coalition of local water agencies after failing to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to rein in local groundwater pumping.
Pesticide regulations scheduled to take effect Jan. 1 in Kern County are expected to have a substantial negative impact on local crop production.
For the next month, the Icardo Center will serve solely as an occasional practice venue for the Cal State Bakersfield women’s basketball team.
She tried to play it normal. She went to basketball practice and waited for her mom to pick her up. Her mom was taking longer than usual.
A company that a group of Centennial High students have formed allows students and others to purchase bulletproof backpacks, pepper spray, stun guns and other items to protect themselves in case of a shooting or similar incident on campus.
The number of local businesses that have been caught selling tobacco products to underage customers has dropped by half from 20 percent in 2007 to an expected 9 percent this year, according to Kern County Public Health.
Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball coach Rod Barnes has a similar conversation with his team every year. This season, sophomore guard Jarkel Joiner took special note of it.
About 40 students, Delano Union School District employees and other volunteers spent a few hours on Saturday creating an impromptu holiday assembly line.
A group of Delano middle school students developed a connection with freshman students at an eastern New Jersey university through a person who has ties to both schools.
One of United Way of Kern County’s focus areas is on education — early childhood literacy and development. Our emphasis is on building parents’ capacity to play the role of their child’s first teacher, making books available in the home, encouraging use of the public library and developing a…
Two weeks ago, Bakersfield College received the 2018 state Chancellor’s Student Success Award for modeling outstanding methods and outcomes that led to increased graduation and transfer from BC to four-year institutions. This is a particularly prestigious honor because the California Communi…
Darlene Doughty walked into one of several land/sea containers behind a church in south Bakersfield where her local Toys for Tots organization keeps thousands of donated toys before their distribution in mid-December.
A Mexican citizen pleaded guilty Nov. 26 to delivering 15 pounds of methamphetamine to a person in Delano who turned out to be an undercover officer.
Philanthropy would be so much easier if every year you could just choose a charity — or maybe two or three charities — and let someone else write the donation check.
Democrat TJ Cox declared victory Nov. 28 over three-term Republican incumbent David Valadao in the 21st Congressional District race after the latest ballot count showed him leading by more than 500 votes.
Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in the use of a substance or in a behavior repeatedly regardless of severe consequences. Addiction may involve the use of substances such as alcohol, methamphetamine, opioids, cocaine, marijuana, nicotine and others or behaviors such as gamb…
A meeting is planned Tuesday at Delano’s DADD, 612 Main St., at 3 p.m. of the Kern County Homeless Coalition in reference to what the needs are in Delano.
Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball coach Rod Barnes acknowledges the his team’s most glaring deficiency is its size. To get back to the NCAA Tournament they need to add “some size, some bulk, some strength,” he said.
The 2018 Robert F. Kennedy football team has become immortalized by winning the school’s third valley championship in five years on Friday with a 30-28 win over the formerly undefeated Shafter High Generals.
United Way of Kern County has named its new president and CEO — the same woman who has been serving in that capacity for months now.