Regulatory efforts to protect groundwater quality in western Kern are forcing two of the county's largest oil producers to spend many millions of dollars over the next several years moving or reworking dozens of disposal wells and other critical oilfield infrastructure.
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The Young's Marketplace stores are gone. The Cope's Foodfair Markets are history, too. East Bakersfield's last surviving Green Frog Market closed in 2013. And likewise, Modern Way Market on South Chester is no more.
Stockdale High School senior Kamaal Walker stood atop the stage with his teammates Wednesday night and looked out across the beautiful ballroom filled with close to 600 of Manhattan's movers and shakers, CEOs, investors, businessmen and women.
Bakersfield Fire Department is reporting a fire on the bluffs near Panorama Drive. There were six units on scene attempting to put out the fire and Bakersfield Police are controlling traffic in the area.
THOUSAND OAKS— A young bobcat that survived a massive and deadly wildfire in Southern California last year has given birth to four kittens, wildlife officials said Friday.
The Ridgecrest Police Department arrested 20 people and seized about 100 grams of methamphetamine during probation compliance checks on Thursday.
A new trial date for former Green Room owner Frank Sanchez and his ex-girlfriend, Tauney Van Sickle, on child molestation charges was set during a hearing on Friday.
Kern County’s unemployment rate went from a seasonally unadjusted 9.3 percent in February to 10.1 percent in March as the local farming sector shed more than 6,000 jobs.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy ended his weeklong bipartisan congressional delegation tour with a visit to Colombia and the border of Venezuela on Friday.
Attorney General William Barr released the entire, heavily redacted Mueller report Thursday morning on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Trump campaign's alleged interaction with Russian citizens and questions about President Donald Trump's supposed obstruction of justic…
Hip-hop group Cypress Hill was honored Thursday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The group which started in 1988 has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and has hits such as "Insane in the Brain" and "I Ain't Goin' Out Like That."
A disabled homeless man is looking to raise money to pay for medical treatment for his dog after both of them were injured in an accident earlier this month.
Keeping students interested in class is a tough job for teachers everywhere, but one Kern High School District special education teacher has been recognized as one of the nation's top-10 creative and innovative instructors by the Henry Ford Museum.
A charge against a Lake Isabella man for the alleged attempted voluntary manslaughter of a neighbor was thrown out on Thursday due to a hung jury.
Plane Crazy Saturday happens regularly at the Mojave Air and Space Port, but this Saturday the planes are going to be joined by some of the coolest British cars in Kern County.
As an engineering student at Stanford University in 1957, a young Chuck Haddad walked into a car dealership intent only on buying a car. Instead, he drove off the lot with a new career.
Fred Starrh, a longtime Shafter cotton farmer and industry leader whose landmark legal victory over a Bakersfield oil producer earned him local renown, died Tuesday at the age of 89 after suffering a stroke.
A former board member at Clinica Sierra Vista has sent a letter of resignation highly critical of the community health center network's leadership, raising some questions about its ability to serve those in need.
A pretrial hearing for local attorney Phil Ganong, who has been accused of millions of dollars worth of medical fraud, has been continued to Sept. 18, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Barbara Grimm-Marshall, founding president and CEO of the Grimm Family Education Foundation and Grimmway Academy, made known Wednesday her opposition to three bills circulating in the California Assembly that would affect the state's 1,300 charter schools — including the two she runs in Shaf…
Court proceedings for a woman accused of drowning and burying a newborn baby in November have been pushed back, according to the Kern County District Attorney’s Website.
In 2011, Barbara Grimm-Marshall, wife of Grimmway Farms' late co-founder, created the Grimm Family Education Foundation, whose Grimm Academy has changed the way students learn about nutrition, sustainability and a host of academic disciplines both standard and unique.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy continued his weeklong bipartisan congressional delegation tour with a two-day stop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday.
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The Devil Pups Youth Program For America is seeking Kern County candidates for its 2019 10-day program to be held July 25-August 3 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.
Water access and reliability was a top concern of businesses responding to a recent poll by private-sector advocacy organization BizFed Central Valley.
Tribal sounds fill the space as a hypnotic snake slithers through the Garden of Eden. A red glowing orb, very similar to an apple, catches the snake's attention, and it moves toward the light.
The Kern County Department of Public Health could soon be strengthening its regulations on mobile food trucks if it follows the recommendations of a Kern County grand jury.
A vehicle struck a utility box during a possible shooting on the 4000 block of California Avenue on Monday according to the Bakersfield Police Department.