Bakersfield High School will unveil its new Freedom Tree planted in honor of Navy Commander James Mills, a BHS class of 1958 alumnus, on Friday.

Cal State Bakersfield has partnered again with the local JCPenney at Valley Plaza Mall for the Suit-Up event from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday to assist students in shopping for professional attire at a discounted rate.

Cal State Bakersfield, Fresno State and Stanislaus State received a combined $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form a regional team of science and math experts to think outside the box when it comes to teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Holocaust survivor Jacob Eisenbach, 96, from Lodz, Poland, will be sharing his story of Hitler's Third Reich and issues of hatred, discrimination and intolerance on Nov. 10 at Cal State Bakersfield.

The numbers are in and Kern High School District is continuing to grow in terms of student population.