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Former Bakersfield High, NFL star comes home as head coach


There's no denying the knowledge and passion Michael Stewart has for Bakersfield High football. Read more


Two arrested on charges of illegally operating marijuana dispensary

Two people were arrested Thursday on charges related to marijuana sales and illegally operating a pot dispensary within Bakersfield city li… Read more

BCSD reverses course, will offer summer school this year

The Bakersfield City School District will be offering summer school this year after all. Read more

Bakersfield police union files claim to prevent retroactive release of law enforcement personnel records

The union representing Bakersfield police has filed a claim against the city to prevent the retroactive release of law enforcement officers… Read more

Coroner: Man found dead in park bathroom was fatally stabbed

A man found dead inside a bathroom at Belle Terrace Park last month died from multiple stab wounds, according to the coroner's office.  Read more

Father-son dispute over 1967 Camaro resolved with criminal charges dismissed

A dispute involving a local home builder who was accused of fraudulently filling out DMV paperwork giving his son's 1967 Camaro to a family… Read more


March 21 high school roundup

Baseball Read more

CSUB wrestling advances two to Day 2 of NCAA Championships

Cal State Bakersfield’s Sean Nickell and Russell Rohlfing moved on to the second day of the NCAA Wrestling Championships in Pittsburgh. Com… Read more

CSUB holds on to beat Fullerton in first round of CIT

The Cal State Bakersfield men’s basketball team (17-15) blew an 18-point halftime lead but held on to beat Cal State Fullerton (16-18), 66-… Read more


Marilyn Anchell


Jeannie Burton


Rueben Gonzalez

In Loving Memory of RUEBEN MARTINEZ GONZALEZ Read more

Arts & Entertainment

What a tail! Kern County Animal Services volunteer racks up 3,000 hours

To get a Puppy Palace named after you, you must be doing something right. Read more

PETE TITTL: A meal at Renae's Cafe will blow you away

Can a city have too many breakfast-and-lunch-only coffee shops? Read more

Take me home! Dogs available for adoption

These six dogs at Kern County Animal Services are looking for their forever homes. Can you help? Read more

Weather Today

Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.


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Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 40s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:WNW at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:6 High
Sunrise:06:57:15 AM
Sunset:07:09:23 PM