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The California Underground Facilities Excavation or "Dig Safe" Board is hosting a workshop on Tuesday for landowners, ranchers and growers. This meeting is for people to provide feedback to help the board develop regulations for a new 811 ticket process, which permits year-long excavation ti…

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Depending when you are reading this, we will have either just started to head out on a Wavehog chartered deep sea fishing boat from Dana Point in Southern California, or already stopped at our first fishing spot with our poles in the deep Pacific Ocean waters, or headed back to our San Cleme…

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For the 1878 Paris Exhibition, a couple of highly prominent chaps named J.P. Morgan and Spencer Trask decided to back a crazy idea called “electricity” that was being pitched by none other than Thomas Edison. His brilliant concept was made possible by these early angel investors. Without the…

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Custom clothing designer Jocelyn Dimaya knows she's terrible with numbers. It's part of the reason she chose to work in a semi-private office suite surrounded by small-business owners like herself.

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Intermittent nighttime lane closures have been scheduled for next week on Highway 58 between Highway 99 and Union Avenue, as well as on Highway 99 between Ming Avenue and Wilson Road.

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Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard is hosting a free pet adoption fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Kern County Animal Services in Bakersfield, Lake Isabella and Mojave.

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The stolen White Oaks Florist van was found on Union Avenue Thursday night, the floral shop announced on Facebook at about 10 p.m. Thursday.

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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit seized 21 pounds and 12 ounces of methamphetamine from a residence on the 2400 block of Paradise Point Place on Thursday.

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Valley Republic Bank's Bakersfield-based holding company on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings 41 percent greater than the same period a year earlier, as net loans grew 12 percent over the same period.

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The owner of White Oaks Florist announced on Facebook Thursday that one of the company's vans was stolen.

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Berry Petroleum Corp. continues its rise from ashes with news this week that the Bakersfield-based oil producer has launched an initial public offering that could bolster its finances following the bankruptcy of its former Texas parent company.