The Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center Wellness Foundation will be holding free cancer and health screenings on Sunday.
Retired state Sen. Jean Fuller has joined the board of directors of Tejon Ranch Co., the real estate development and agribusiness company based in Lebec.
Community college students now have the ability to transfer directly into Bakersfield College’s Industrial Automation baccalaureate program.
Assemblyman Rudy Salas is holding a highway dedication ceremony in Shafter on Wednesday in honor of a staff sergeant who died in Iraq in 2006.
Caltrans has announce a multi-day ramp closure of the off-ramp from southbound Highway 99 to Highway 223 (Bear Mountain Boulevard) from Sunday at 6 p.m. until Wednesday at 6 a.m. A posted detour will be available. The closure will allow for roadway maintenance.
HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital is looking to hire full-time registered nurses during an Interview Day on Thursday.
Multiple lane reductions are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the Rosedale area to allow for safety inspections on a natural gas pipeline, according to SoCalGas.
The Havilah Historical Society presented a certificate of appreciation award to Raul Estrada of the U.S. Forest Service on Sunday.
After a nationwide search, Bakersfield-based Houchin Community Blood Bank has selected its own chief operating officer, Galen Kline, to serve as CEO after the Dec. 31 retirement of Greg Gallion, who is also president.
The northbound Highway 99 exit to Wible Road/Stockdale Highway will be permanently closed on Nov. 14, according to the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
Cal State Bakersfield is hosting an event today celebrating first-generation college students as part of a national movement acknowledging the obstacles they've overcome and the hard work they put in, according to a CSUB release.
The northbound Highway 99 offramp to California Avenue will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday for slab replacement operations.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools has contracted with a third-party agency to conduct an audit of an out-of state-bank account opened by the former business manager of the Taft Union High School District.
A person working at Urbane Cafe on Mount Vernon Avenue has been diagnosed with shigellosis, according to Kern County Public Health.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting public meetings in Lake Isabella and Kernville next week to discuss blasting operations for the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles has redesigned portions of its website to make it easier for customers to access the most frequently used online services.
Highway 99 is scheduled to be closed to all traffic early Sunday between 1 and 6 a.m. in the vicinity of the Belle Terrace overcrossing.
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.