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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.