Several nighttime closures are planned next week for highways 99 and 58 as well as Union Avenue, according to the city.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office has announced the winners of its Bank of America Speech Competition held Thursday.
The Bakersfield City School District’s Family and Community Engagement Department will recognize parent volunteers of the year at its annual FACE Honor Awards on Friday.
A person who had been diagnosed with measles recently traveled through Kern County, possibly exposing residents to the disease, according to the Kern County Public Health Services Department.
PG&E will present a $30,000 grant to Kern County Aging and Adult Services to help operate cooling centers this summer.
Bakersfield is expected to receive a $25 million grant from the California Transportation Commission for the Centennial Corridor project, according an email sent out to City Council members from City Manager Alan Tandy on Thursday.
Since the Give Big Kern's website went live on April 1, community members have donated more than $30,000 to the campaign. That's more than six times the amount received last year at this point in the fundraiser, said Kern Community Foundation President and CEO Kristen Beall at a news confere…
The Bakersfield City School District Education Foundation is holding its annual Luau for Education on April 21.
CSU Bakersfield is marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in Memphis, Tenn., with several free campus events on April 4.
Volunteers with the Dolores Huerta Foundation will be going door-to-door in some parts of town on Saturday to educate voters about the April 10 special election.
The Bakersfield Police Department will host a "Coffee With A Cop" event on Saturday, giving residents a chance to voice concerns and get to know the officers who patrol their neighborhood.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $20,000 for the replacement of an older diesel school bus in the Di Giorgio Elementary School District in Arvin.
A team of middle school students from Bakersfield won the regional competition for the 2018 National Science Bowl this past weekend and will advance to compete in the national finals this spring in Washington, D.C.
The Kern Council of Governments held its annual Regional Awards Program event on Thursday, recognizing 17 people or programs for their contributions to the community.
Bakersfield College will host the Bakersfield City School District’s annual Junior High/Middle School Band and Orchestra Standards Festival on March 8.