The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a sexual battery suspect.
As of this writing, six people are still in the Kern River, missing and presumed drowned. An 11-year-old local girl is among them.
Countering efforts in Sacramento to scale back petroleum use in the Golden State, business advocacy group BizFed Central Valley Business Federation is joining with Southern California Gas Co. and others to promote residential and commercial use of renewable natural gas as a way to cut carbon…
The Kern County Board of Supervisors adopted a $2.8 billion preliminary budget on Tuesday, beginning a process that will conclude with a final budget adoption in late August.
Though they may be small and have a lot of learning to do, children are capable of incredible feats, big and small, every day.
Did the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency violate the First Amendment rights of a Bakersfield College student when they arrested him 36 hours after he read a poem against the agency in a public forum?
A man who was riding a motorcycle and struck a vehicle Saturday afternoon in rural Bakersfield was identified by the Kern County Sherif's Office.
Bakersfield's rental housing market is running hot, industry observers say, as construction of new apartment complexes continues to fall well behind demand.
A man convicted of two second-degree murder charges and two charges of gross vehicular manslaughter will spend at least 30 years in prison.
A restaurant isn't the only new business coming to The Shops at River Walk, but it's likely to arrive there before anything else does.
The Bakersfield Fire Department responded to multiple grass fires in south Bakersfield Monday afternoon that spread to a CarMax, leaving as many as 86 cars damaged or completely destroyed.
The city of Bakersfield has received more positive financial news, and hopes to use this latest batch of good fortune to bulk up reserve funds and address other issues looming over the city.
Thirty-one first-generation college students at Cal State Bakersfield will each receive a scholarship of $3,000 from The Coca-Cola Foundation, which has awarded CSUB a grant totaling $100,000.
More than two dozen local media figures, past and present, joined by top administrators in law enforcement and education, participated in the annual Media Music Jam fundraiser Saturday night at Buck Owens' sold-out Crystal Palace.
Most people have spent quality time competing against friends and family members while playing board games. Games such as Monopoly and Scrabble have awakened people's competitive sides and led to strained relationships among loved ones, at least for a few hours.
The driver of a SUV suffered injuries in a crash with a pickup at the intersection of 23rd and L streets at around 8:45 a.m. Sunday, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. The driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital and is listed in critical condition, according to a report.…
Bakersfield Police officers responded to a call of shots fired at 12:38 a.m. Sunday in the 4200 block of Isla Verde Street, according to a report.
The Bakersfield Police Department was notified about a man suffering from multiple gunshots wounds admitted to Memorial Hospital Bakersfield early Sunday, according to a report. The man was later treated at Kern Medical Center where he died from his wounds, according to the report.
A man who tried walking across the road in the 1400 block of east Pacheco Road was struck by a car midnight Saturday, according to a Bakersfield Police Department report.
As two longstanding education leaders prepare to say their goodbyes and begin retirement, two new principals are ready to begin their journeys.
“Bitwise is one of several organizations around the country that are pioneering the ideas of creating opportunities in left-behind areas; of expanding those opportunities to left-behind people; and meanwhile helping redevelop downtowns and bring a sense of possibility to their cities.” — Jam…
As West High School Principal Terrie Bernardin sat in her office Wednesday for one of the last times, she reminisced about a recent European trip.
A Bakersfield woman accused of drowning her daughter's newborn baby is scheduled to appear in court for an arraignment on Thursday, according to the Kern County Superior Court website.
After a woman was found dead in a Costco parking lot on June 16 and police discussed the possibility of a dog attack-related fatality, readers expressed concerns about the prevalence of dog bite-related attacks and packs of dogs roaming around Bakersfield.
Imagine you're pedaling eastward on the Kern River Bike Path. You coast through the green space at Kern River Park and, with the burgeoning river on your left, you ride past the expanse of water at Lake Ming and ...
A Fresno tech center's planned expansion to downtown Bakersfield has raised concerns among some industry professionals that the arrival of an outside job-training organization could worsen a local glut of computer workers unable to find good career opportunities in town.
(AP) Smile High Club, an exhibition of art works that incorporate the smiley face and curated by Norman Cook, aka Fat Boy Slim, opens Friday at the Underdogs Gallery in Lisbon.
Reader: I have no quarrel with gay people. To each his own. But I can't accept that anyone has the right to choose his/her own pronoun. Let me say that you can certainly choose your own pronoun. Use it as often as you wish. Just don't expect others to use it.
Juniors and seniors attending the career training Regional Occupational Center will notice a few new buildings and programs available to them when they return to school in August.
A federal jury has awarded $40.6 million to Bakersfield developers who sued after discovering three petroleum pipelines under a property they were planning to turn into a logistics center just north of Meadows Field Airport.
An anesthesiologist at Mercy Hospital Southwest who stated he was "in a hurry" accidentally injected heart failure medication, rather than the numbing medication he intended, into the back of a woman about to give birth by cesarean section, according to the California Department of Public Health.
Court proceedings for the conflict-of-interest cast against Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez were delayed again on Friday.
Another former Bakersfield priest accused of committing sexual abuse in years past has been placed on paid administrative leave by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno.
A surge in farm hiring brought Kern's unemployment rate down more than one point in May to a seasonally unadjusted 7.2 percent, proving agriculture continues to be the central and most volatile driver of the county's job climate.