The Bakersfield College campus is will be closed Thursday to students and the outside community for an all-campus professional development day.
As part of its annual community-wide blood drive, Houchin Community Blood Bank will conduct daily drawings June 18-23 for $50 dry cleaning gift cards. A grand prize drawing will take place June 25 for a $250 certificate to Today Cleaners.
Funeral services for Mary K. Shell, the former Bakersfield mayor and three-term Kern County supervisor, will be held June 21 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish.
Kern County has its first reported human case of West Nile virus this year, the county Public Health Services department said Thursday.
Bakersfield Heart Hospital has been designated as an accredited Heart Failure Center by the American College of Cardiology. It was the only hospital in the state to receive that accreditation.
The Community Action Partnership of Kern is holding two farmers’ markets over the next two Saturdays, one in Bakersfield and the other in Wasco.
State Sen. Jean Fuller, R-Bakersfield, has named Houchin Community Blood Bank as the 16th Senate District’s Nonprofit of the Year as part of California Nonprofits Day.
The California State University board of trustees gave outgoing Cal State Bakersfield President Horace Mitchell the title of president emeritus on Wednesday.
The Kern County Veterans Service Department said it has drastically reduced wait times at its main office thanks to a restructuring.
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.