Greg Gallion is like our conscience.
The CBCC Foundation for Community Wellness will host their 6th annual Cancer Pediatric Christmas celebration and Toy Give-Away on Saturday.
Bakersfield National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, an annual holiday wreath-laying ceremony, to honor and remember the nation’s veterans at 8:50 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery assembly area located at 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd. in Arvin.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted to withdraw from the Kern Groundwater Authority at Tuesday’s meeting, altering water management in certain areas of the county.
Local advocacy groups and private citizens criticized collaboration between the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency known as ICE during a public hearing at the Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.
Deborah Lindsley and her mother, Jeannine Hicks, showed up at Mexicali West 10 minutes before the doors opened Tuesday morning because they know from experience: Wait until noon and it might be too late to get a quiet table by the window.
In explaining why he repeatedly stabbed his father in mid-November, Timothy Nelson claimed he, his mother and sisters suffered years of abuse and he wanted to protect them, according to Sheriff's Office reports.
Kern County's education indicators have lagged well behind California's for as long as people have been keeping track.
An intoxicated man who jumped in and out of traffic at a Bakersfield intersection was arrested Tuesday morning after assaulting one of the officers who confronted him, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
(AP) Montana Rail Link partnered with Livingston School District to reward 30 kindergarten, first and second-graders with a two-hour train ride modeled off of the popular book and movie, "Polar Express."
There have been 105 homicides in Kern County this year, marking the second year in a row the county has seen 100 or more homicides, according to coroner's office records.
Local retailers are seeing the beginnings of a profitable holiday season as shoppers and employers alike open their wallets to a degree not seen since before the recession.
As word spread that the city of Bakersfield’s tax measure had passed weeks after the election, celebrations occurred at Bakersfield City Hall.
Cal State Bakersfield will host a poster presentation on plastic pollution and the natural breakdown of plastics from 5 to 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, on the main floor of the Walter W. Stiern Library located at 9001 Stockdale Hwy.
Bakersfield police will have more officers on the road looking for impaired drivers the next couple weeks as part of the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled" campaign.
Parker Chamberlin, who achieved notoriety as a teenager when he crept into his mother's bedroom and stabbed her 35 times, is due back in Kern County Superior Court Friday for a resentencing hearing.
Scores of physicians, staffers and other employees joined members of the news media Monday morning as Adventist Health Bakersfield announced one of the most significant awards they've yet received.
It’s open enrollment time for millions of Californians who’ve signed up for health insurance and medical care through the Affordable Care Act.
A felony warrant is out for the arrest of a man police say used his position at a local tax company to gain the trust of and defraud an elderly client.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed.
After more than 30 years in Kern County’s legal department, County Counsel Mark Nations has moved on. His last day on the job was Friday.
A Los Angeles man found dead in a Bakersfield alley Sunday evening suffered traumatic injuries and his death is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said.
County government is considering pulling out of a coalition of local water agencies after failing to secure blanket immunity from lawsuits that could arise from efforts to rein in local groundwater pumping.
Watching an Oakland Raider football game at home is not complete unless my 40-year-old daughter, Brenna, is there in her Silver and Black gear. It's not the real deal unless she is jumping up and down in our living room, screaming at every first down, penalty flag, pass completion or a rare …
A Kansas man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and his wife to child cruelty in connection with the death of their infant son at a Bakersfield motel 2 1/2 years ago.
Arvin High School won Saturday's regional "We the People" Congressional Hearings competition and will go on to represent Kern County in the state championships Feb. 2 in Sacramento.
Even armed with knowledge of the destruction, the many deaths, the scores of charred buildings the conflagration had left in its wake, Bakersfield Fire Capt. Paul Briones had difficulty believing his eyes as he arrived in the town of Paradise.
A dinner out, a trip to the movie theater: Those are pleasant but unremarkable diversions couples tend to take for granted. For Roger Logan and his wife, Kitty, they’re the answer to prayers.
It can be hard to concentrate on doing exercises when you have a goat in your face, but people that came out on Saturday for goat yoga sessions didn’t seem to mind. In fact, the animals were the stars of the show.
Pesticide regulations scheduled to take effect Jan. 1 in Kern County are expected to have a substantial negative impact on local crop production.
Readers like to complain that the national news media is picking on President Trump by characterizing his every step in the worst possible light.
The westbound State Route 58 connector ramp to northbound State Route 99 will be closed Saturday for maintenance operations, according to the state Department of Transportation.