April 10 was Dolores Huerta Day in three states.
A state healthcare department is defending itself after criticism arose over a $2.3 million monthly sanction of the Kern County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department.
In some places, the carpets at Rabobank Arena and Convention Center need to be taped down. A pedestrian bridge over N street is rusting in spots.
Bakersfield carrot giant Bolthouse Farms will be sold to a Los Angeles-based private equity firm for $510 million in cash — roughly a third what it went for seven years ago — and welcome back its former CEO under a pending transaction announced April 12.
The 38th annual Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Delano, Delano Parks & Recreation and High School Key Clubs from Delano, Robert F. Kennedy and Wonderful College Prep Academy will be held Saturday at the Delano High School Stadium with the first hunt beginning at…
New York City cab driver. Hazardous waste cleanup technician. Budget airline flight attendant. To that list of challenging jobs, add this: top executive of the California Republican Party.
With the theme “Through the seeds of excellence, we celebrate success,” the Delano Union School District honored its students and staff of the year during the annual Public Schools Luncheon April 10 in a nearly-full Almond Tree Middle School gym.
The U.S. government will attempt to locate and count just about everybody in the census next year, but if Kern County follows the pattern of the past, more than a few people won’t participate.
A bill pending in the state Legislature would divert fines from the theft of tractors and other agricultural equipment to fund law enforcement activities in Kern and other rural areas where such crimes have long been a problem for farmers.
With the theme “Helping Children Discover the Fun in Learning,” and exploring many curriculum areas through fun outdoor activities, children at Delano Union School District’s Albany Park II Preschool took part in the first Celebrating Children event at their center on April 5.
Delano Union School District Superintendent Rosalina Rivera was one of four featured speakers March 1 during Bakersfield College’s Women in Leadership forum.
People who typically use their cellphone while driving may want to be extra cautious this month if they want to avoid a citation.
The national motto “In God We Trust” can be seen in city and county chambers across America. Soon the motto will also been seen on police cars in Kern County.
Imagine flying a helicopter or airplane at night when someone on the ground suddenly directs a laser pointer at your Plexiglas windscreen.
Following the decision by the Kern County Board of Supervisors to deny all appeals of medical cannabis dispensaries hoping to stay open past May 24, a coordinated effort is underway to ensure the businesses close as ordered.
Hundreds of dogs and cats found their way into new homes on Sunday at the third annual Mega Adoption Event at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
States in the country of Mexico were featured during the annual Día de la Cultura (Cultural Day) at Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy on April 5. The event celebrated history, culture, information and performances from the various states, which were prepared by the …
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office’s practice of allowing immigration agents into non-public areas of the county jail has been criticized in a report analyzing law enforcement agencies statewide.
Local agricultural giant The Wonderful Co. plans to announce March 26 it will power its operations with only renewable energy by 2025, joining a growing list of companies moving away from petroleum-generated electricity.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy has reaffirmed his support for maintaining the current requirement that health insurers provide coverage for pre-existing conditions, despite the Trump administration’s new push to scrap Obamacare altogether.
Every week for the past two months, a group of five girls detained at the Kern County Probation Department's James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall have been involved in a unique rehabilitation and training program.
In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, the Indian activist’s emphasis on peace and nonviolence were honored on Saturday.
The Easter Bunny and all of its friends brought resources to the students and parents of Delano Union School District’s Nueva Vista Language Academy during the Community Resources Easter Egg Hunt held March 27.
Delano citrus grower Matt Fisher prefers not to use the term "climate change," and doesn't like debating the topic, but he's thought a lot about how to deal with it.
Bakersfield resident and U.S. Army veteran Chad Garcia has seen friends dying beside him in the maelstrom of combat. He's suffered concussions from rocket-propelled grenades and exploding roadside bombs.
Proving the fifth time is a charm, Pioneer School eighth grader Gabriel Nobleza was honored as the top Kern County speller by the Delano Union School District during a middle school assembly March 11 in the school’s gymnasium.
Optimism is strong among local oil producers that recently healthy barrel price levels will hold steady enough to justify new investment through the end of this year, even as market-related conditions remain in flux and state regulatory complications threaten to sideline proposed drilling an…
Delano Union School District’s chronic absenteeism rate for the 2017-18 school year is near the lowest in Kern County, and possibly in the state of California.
An ambitious "master plan" for the future of Hart Park presented to the Kern County Board of Supervisors was met with a sense of hope, excitement and optimism at a meeting held March 19 in downtown Bakersfield.
Delano was the hot spot on Friday night, when most of the city's leaders, as well as those elected officials representing the area, descended on the Hyatt Place Delano.