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There hasn’t been a lot of unum evolving from our pluribus of late, what with the Jan. 6 committee hearings daring us to believe our eyes and ears; Supreme Court decisions that, no matter where you sit, only deepen the conflicting blues and reds of our national map; and a faraway military in…

Fireworks season in Bakersfield officially commenced Friday afternoon with the completion of final inspections for booths selling to residents looking for the most bang for their buck.

The Kern County Probation Department’s Mandatory Supervision Unit arrested a man on suspicion of violating his probation and drug charges after conducting a search of a home in Bakersfield.

Bakersfield Police Department officers arrested a man on suspicion of several felonies as the result of their investigation into a report of domestic violence, auto theft and multiple assaults, according to a BPD news release.

Real Road will be flagged for one-way directional traffic between Stockdale Highway and Elcia Drive From Tuesday to Friday, according to a city of Bakersfield news release.

Two people were injured Thursday afternoon inside a low-income housing complex in central Bakersfield after an explosion ripped open a second-story apartment wall, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department.

“The state’s gas tax is going up. Californians will rightfully be upset. The Governor and the Legislature could have suspended the state’s gas tax and stopped this. But by choice, the ruling party in Sacramento is choosing not to do so. The result will be more rising costs on practically eve…

The state's Judicial Council voted to end the remaining temporary emergency rules approved to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic effective Friday, according to a Kern Superior Court news release.

A $5 million soil cleanup effort about to start in Delano will vacuum toxic vapors from an underground plume of contamination left over from decades of improper disposal of a carcinogenic chemical that had been used in local dry-cleaning.

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a man who police said fired several gunshots at a person in a 7/11 convenience store.

One word was repeated often as local political observers commented on the Kern County Elections Division release Tuesday afternoon of new voting totals, which showed margins in multiple races narrowing significantly from Election Day.

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s help to find a missing toddler and his mother who were last seen June 26.

A show of unity came Monday from the two organizations that last week set aside their differences in mutual pursuit of state money to support economic development in Kern County.

Cal State Bakersfield has received word the state budget plan approved Sunday includes $83 million for a science and technology incubator that will bring university faculty and students together with industry and community representatives.