Arvin residents filed 416 legal complaints against Kern County and the City of Arvin earlier this month seeking more than $10 million in damages in the wake of a March pipeline gas leak.
Claudia Morales, a first-year Bakersfield College student, not only wants to earn a two-year certification to design buildings.
A public funeral will be held Thursday for former Bakersfield police chief Eric Matlock, who died of cancer last Thursday at age 65.
Authorities say it could take two months or more to complete the investigation into Sunday morning's crash involving a Kern County sheriff's deputy that resulted in the death of a 72-year-old Bakersfield woman.
Bakersfield lost a local institution Sunday when Skateland roller rink closed after nearly six decades in business.
The president of Buckley Broadcasting, owner of four Bakersfield radio stations, said Monday there was "nothing definitive" pending with the sale of any of its stations.
FRESNO — Julie Dianne Farmer, the only defendant to go to trial in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud case, was sentenced Monday to three years in prison — 14 less than prosecutors had sought in what a federal judge called an emotional “nightmare” of a case.
Luis Chavez is a Fresno Democrat hoping to oust incumbent Hanford Republican Andy Vidak in the 14th Senate District.
Solar is hot, both literally and financially. Scores of new companies are springing up across the southern US to jump on the public's perception of clean, affordable energy. Each one has a different value proposition: some sell the system, others lease it and still others retain ownership and require the consumer to purchase all the energy the panels on their house can produce.
The Californian and Kern Citizens for Sustainable Government will host a school board candidate debate Thursday night, and it will be shown live on bakersfield.com.