This week the Relay for Life of Bakersfield will host its annual gathering of local cancer survivors who plan to be a part of Relay’s kick-off Survivor’s Lap, which will open the May 4 event at the Kern County Fairgrounds.
Students at Shafter High School have the opportunity to get an early start on their college degrees or certificates through a new partnership with Bakersfield College.
Drivers should expect delays on Wible Road the next two weeks as construction crews set falsework for the new northbound Highway 99 to eastbound Highway 58 connector bridge.
The Peter Lebeck Chapter 1866 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, an organization dedicated to the appreciation and recognition of local history, will honor a local historian next month.
Two Rosedale Middle School and four Centennial Elementary School students will represent California in the World Robotics Competition in Louisville in April.
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.