Arvin High School celebrated its graduates Friday night in the last Kern High School District ceremony of the season.
The Falcon Football Stadium was filled with graduates and their families Thursday night for Independence High School's commencement ceremony.
Proud family members and friends turned out en masse at Mechanics Bank Arena Wednesday evening to celebrate Stockdale High School’s Class of 2023.
East Bakersfield High School was one of many Kern High School District schools to hold graduation ceremonies Wednesday.
The Kern River's flow moves at a steady pace Friday under the sun as water begins to rise along the banks, and already surrounds some trees.
Water laps at houses along the Kern River at Hart Park. Some roads leading to a house have flooded in the wake of historic snowmelt gushing through the river.
A giveaway hosted Wednesday by Community Action Partnership of Kern made some 28,000 children's books available for free to just about anyone who wanted them.
In a weekend packed with high-octane excitement, the Famoso Dragstrip was alive with the roar of 200 cars, as competitors vied for supremacy across six classes. We saw everything from nail-biting finishes to exceptional performances, with four classes commanding particular attention.
It was a scene of jubilation Friday at Bakersfield College as thousands of graduating Renegades celebrated earning their degrees in front of their family, friends, faculty and staff at Memorial Stadium.
Hannah Douma was a once-in-a-generation talent studying photography at Bakersfield College whose beautiful life and emerging career as a future photography master was cut short by cancer at just 28 years old. Hannah overcame her autism to create a stunning body of work that includes art phot…
Please enjoy this video of 2023's record snowmelt cascading through the Kern River Canyon, photographed and produced for The Bakersfield Californian by Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield digital journalism instructor John Harte.
In a thrilling display of speed and power, the American Nostalgia Racing Association (ANRA) launched its season with a spectacular opener at the historic Famoso Dragstrip. The event featured over 400 cars thundering down the famous dragstrip, offering a family fun weekend for all in attendance.
Christians throughout Kern County celebrated the resurrection of Jesus on Sunday with church services both inside and outdoors, family dinners and Easter egg hunts.
Easter eggs, kids and more Easter eggs filled with candy.
It took a village to feed the nearly 300 people who filtered into the chapel at The Mission at Kern County Friday morning for the annual Easter meal, according to The Mission's Executive Director Carlos Baldovinos.
The tone was solemn Friday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church as congregants sang of the crucifixion of Christ. Msgr. Perry Kavookjian walked the perimeter of the sanctuary, stopping under paintings of Jesus, bringing to life the events of Good Friday.
An oncoming superbloom is the cherry on top of a wet start to the year, with many of the now-green rolling hills surrounding Bakersfield beginning to burst with color.
There is lots of fun to be had at Murray Family Farms this week, with spring break operating hours welcoming guests from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until Monday.
Cal State Bakersfield's inaugural Golf Classic, put on by the university’s Kinesiology Department in partnership with Staff Forum, aimed Friday to bring community involvement, competition, fun and financial support for student academic scholarships at The Links at RiverLakes Ranch.
Hundreds of runners finished the Bakersfield Marathon on a route that took Sunday’s participants on a loop through downtown and near the Panorama Bluffs. They were cheered on by countless onlookers and volunteers as they raced back to where they started at the Kern County Museum.
The clouds hunched low and dark against the tops of the Tehachapi Mountains as a cold rain poured down on a crowd that gathered among the green hills below.
Racers from around the country flocked to Bakersfield Friday for the annual BMX Golden State Nationals, which welcomes BMX racers and enthusiasts of all ages.
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The cheers were so deafening Friday at Shirley Lane Elementary that neighbors must have thought it was the wildest pep rally ever — that, or the boogeyman finally made an appearance on campus.