In regard to concerns that the Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast is lacking in inclusiveness, perhaps future breakfasts should be conducted as an interfaith breakfast ("Bakersfield Interfaith Breakfast") with local representatives from all faiths.
About 30 residents of an upscale northwest Bakersfield neighborhood pleaded with city staff and a developer Thursday afternoon to reduce the impacts of a possibly Walmart-included retail center slated for the corner of Allen and Brimhall roads.
Kern County got its usual straight Fs for air quality in the American Lung Association in California's annual State of the Air report, which was released today.
What the drought has created, almost even more than almond haters, is confusion. Questions are coming fast and furious from residents about water rates, what exactly constitutes “waste” and how to know which days it’s safe for them to turn on the sprinklers.
AIR TRAVEL: I got a glimpse at the future of air travel and, trust me, it's not pretty. On a flight from Denver to Chicago last week, I boarded a beautiful spanking new United Boeing 737 800/900, richly trimmed with leather seats and adorned with soft blue lights.
A Kern County deputy public defender crashed a county-owned vehicle into a ravine while allegedly driving drunk with a nearly empty bottle of vodka in the seat next to her.
Six people have filed lawsuits against Coconut Joe's, a local restaurant and catering company, after 36 people became ill days after consuming its food.
The owner of a Wasco pistachio processing plant recently reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to settle charges he illegally moved money between Iran and the United States, sometimes using a Swiss bank account he failed to tell the IRS about.
Sixty years later, Lillian Haggard Rea is finally off the hook.
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