Local medical marijuana dispensaries fighting to stay open did not get what they wanted during the first round of an appeals process that could reshape how cannabis is bought and sold in Kern County.
There was too much money on the line for the three dozen or so local executives in attendance to ask softball questions.
How do you humanely capture 19 full-grown tule elk in western Kern County and move them to the Owens Valley near Bishop?
After lions craving taquitos, a Mountain Dew-thieving cheetah and an environmentally conscious Melissa McCarthy, it was probably just a matter of time before the Budweiser Clydesdales put in an appearance at Tejon Ranch.
In an effort to bring college closer to home for Wasco residents, Bakersfield College announced it will offer adult education courses, advising, counseling, matriculation support and plans to offer complete services in the future at the Wasco Adult Education Center.
The family that owns about half of Kern County’s unprofitable gold and silver mine near Mojave has offered to buy the other half from the Canadian company running the operation.
The Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science is all about proving that learning can — and should — be fun, no matter your age. With a new addition, the museum has one more way to do just that.
Back when Earle Murie and Laurette Ellis were first dating, movies cost 32 cents, fresh milk was delivered to one's front steps at the crack of dawn, and love songs were sweeter and a tad more innocent.
A group of students in Delano are taking on a lot more than just school work. They are acting as advocates to better their community by raising awareness on unknown issues and encouraging their peers to get involved.
A group of high school students expecting to get a tour of the Kern County Public health facility got more than they bargained for on Feb. 6.
The national book tour kickoff of a significant children’s book about one of the co-founders of the United Farm Workers was held Feb. 8 on three Delano Union School District campuses.
Perhaps you saw how those attending Tuesday night's joint session of Congress felt about President Trump's State of Union address. Perhaps you saw how the television pundits reacted.
The moment Ivan Garza stepped into the Robert F. Kennedy High weight room as an incoming freshman, only a few days after his eighth grade graduation, we knew we had something special. He was a kid that immediately grabbed our attention with his size, but very soon grabbed it with his work ethic.
Recovery for the region hit by the most destructive wildfire in California history is expected to be long and hard, but some in Kern County have not backed down from the call for help.
In a continuing trend of local health-care consolidation, Kern Radiology Medical Group Inc. has been purchased by a Los Angeles outpatient medical imaging company touted as the largest company of its kind in the country.
After studying World War II and Africa the past two years for the Kern County Academic Decathlon, high-school students had a more groovy topic to learn about this year — the 1960s.
Kern Radiology's acquisition this week by Los Angeles-based RadNet will result in 173 layoffs in Bakersfield and Tehachapi effective April 1, according to an official letter that leaves open the possibility that some of those employees will be rehired.
A confederation of local cannabis dispensaries has sued Kern County in federal court, alleging its ban on medical marijuana shops violates the group's constitutional rights.
Chairman of the Kern County Board of Supervisors David Couch delivered the annual State of the County address in front of a sold-out crowd of 600 Jan. 30 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
A local Delano Union School District speller will make a fifth trip representing the district in the county spelling bee following the Region X Spelling Bee held Jan. 31 in the Harvest School cafeteria.
County officials are investigating whether a Rio Bravo-Greeley Union School District bus was accidentally sprayed with a toxic insecticide Jan. 22 as it drove west past an almond orchard on Highway 58.
The man who accused a Kern County department head of years of bullying has criticized the county’s investigation into the matter.
Imagine if your son or daughter could complete their first two years of college while in high school — walking across the graduation stage their senior year to receive a high school diploma in one hand and their Bakersfield College diploma in the other.
Earlier this year, McFarland Unified School District introduced REDCATS Football to the community with the hope of building and sustaining programs that support student engagement and encourage community involvement.
Enough signatures have been gathered for a referendum on a new law that would abolish cash bail, providing a reprieve to the thousands of bail bondsmen in the state whose industry would perish if the law goes forward.
Kern County will be implementing millions of dollars in infrastructure improvements over the next several years in an attempt to improve pedestrian safety.
The Medical Board of California has filed documentation accusing a Delano doctor of overprescribing medications to a patient who died.
At the Jan. 22 Delano City Council meeting, Robert F. Kennedy High School head boys football coach Mario Millan and members of the 2018 Thunderbirds football team were honored with certificates for their outstanding accomplishment as Division V Valley Champions.
A pair of controversial oil projects killed years ago by poor market conditions was finally declared dead last week by the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
A Bakersfield woman captured on video dragging a small dog behind an electric scooter was employed as a psychologist at a Delano prison, according to the state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Relief is on the way for federal workers and the many people who rely on them after congressional leaders reached a deal with the White House Jan. 25 to end the country's longest-ever government shutdown.
More than $8,000 was presented to Delano Union School District educators by the Delano Union Education Foundation during the Jan. 7 board meeting.
For two Sundays through Jan. 27, coach Anthony Brown has been pushing one simple concept to Delano area football players: D1- reps.
When he's at work in local almond orchards, passers-by often stop to ask Hank Gorman whether the property owner know he's knocking over their trees. And every time he gives the same answer: "The farmer called me."
In a growing political challenge to Kern’s biggest industry, public comments on an upcoming environmental study show California oil production continues to face broad public skepticism outside the county.
Kern County's Democratic party has long been dominated by middle-steering moderates, from Walter Stiern in the '60s and '70s to Dean Florez in the 2000s.