Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace Music Hall celebrating Buck Owens and the Bakersfield sound.
- Kern vies against other regions for aerospace cluster moneyby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on October 21, 2021 at 2:45 am
In another outgrowth of the B3K Prosperity economic development collaboration, Kern County filed an extensive application this week for federal money that could help fund a formal aerospace industry cluster bringing together public and private stakeholders in eastern Kern and…
- Bakersfield City Council approves bonuses for police, starts process of expanding homeless shelterby By SAM MORGEN firstname.lastname@example.org on October 21, 2021 at 2:32 am
The Bakersfield City Council has approved new contracts with police and fire unions that include large bonuses for officers.
- Mobile health clinic launched Wednesday designed to expand access to Kern's rural residentsby BY STEVEN MAYER email@example.com on October 21, 2021 at 2:00 am
It's 38 feet long and boasts two exam rooms, a telemedicine station, an ADA-compliant restroom, a medical refrigerator and freezer, a lab, an intake and preventive care area and four outside security cameras.
- BPD: Man shot, killed on 31st Streetby The Bakersfield Californian on October 21, 2021 at 1:30 am
Bakersfield police are investigating the 1:44 p.m. Wednesday shooting death of a man in the 800 block of 31st Street.
- Kern Public Health: 362 new COVID-19 cases, 16 new deaths reported Wednesdayby The Bakersfield Californian on October 20, 2021 at 11:30 pm
Kern County Public Health reported 362 new coronavirus cases and 16 new deaths on Wednesday.
- Fundraising effort kicks off for support of Kern County World War II Veterans Memorialby By STEVEN MAYER firstname.lastname@example.org on October 20, 2021 at 8:30 pm
The fundraising goal to build Bakersfield's first World War II Veterans Memorial is a hefty half-million dollars — and organizers have exactly one year and 21 days to get it done before its planned unveiling on Veterans Day 2022.
- KCSO deputies investigating 19-year-old Bakersfield man's shooting deathby The Bakersfield Californian on October 20, 2021 at 6:24 pm
A man with gunshot wounds to his upper body died Tuesday, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
- BC gets $2M energy commitment from Valley Strongby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on October 20, 2021 at 1:15 am
Valley Strong Credit Union has made a long-term, $2 million commitment to support Bakersfield College's efforts helping transition Kern County to a brighter future in renewable energy.
- KHSD celebrates long-awaited grand opening of The ROC Café & Bakeryby By EMMA GALLEGOS firstname.lastname@example.org on October 20, 2021 at 1:15 am
The Kern High School District's culinary program launched in 2019, but it was only on Tuesday that the public finally had a chance to taste the delicious fruits of students' labor.
- Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood appointed to Congressional Badge of Bravery Review Boardby The Bakersfield Californian on October 20, 2021 at 12:26 am
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, appointed Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood to the Congressional Badge of Bravery Review Board within the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday.
- Kern Public Health: 313 new COVID-19 cases, one new death reported Tuesdayby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 11:55 pm
Kern County Public Health reported 313 new coronavirus cases and one new death on Tuesday.
- Bonuses for police, expansion to homeless shelter on docket for City Council on Wednesdayby By SAM MORGEN email@example.com on October 19, 2021 at 11:15 pm
The Bakersfield City Council will consider large bonuses for police officers and an expansion of the Brundage Lane Navigation Center during a meeting on Wednesday.
- Kaiser Permanente, BPD host drive to discard expired pills, other itemsby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 10:39 pm
Kaiser Permanente and the Bakersfield Police Department will host a drive-thru for the community to properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
- Former homeless nonprofit CEO Louis Gill announces bid to unseat McCarthy in Congressby By SAM MORGEN firstname.lastname@example.org on October 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm
Former nonprofit CEO Louis Gill has announced he will run as a Democrat for Congress against Rep. Kevin McCarthy.
- PG&E notifies local residential customers of upcoming switch to time-of-use ratesby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on October 19, 2021 at 10:30 pm
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is notifying 26,000 of its Kern County residential customers that, unless they take action soon, they will be paying higher or lower rates for their electricity depending on when they use it.
- SBDC webinar looks at new grant program for shuttered venuesby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 6:09 pm
A free webinar Wednesday will look at how shuttered entertainment and cultural venues can benefit from the new, $150 million California Venues Grant Program and other government-subsidized pandemic recovery initiatives.
- Snow in the mountains and rain in the valley provide a hopeful start to the rainy seasonby By STEVEN MAYER firstname.lastname@example.org on October 19, 2021 at 2:15 am
It's no secret that the San Joaquin Valley is staring down the possibility of another lengthy drought, but that possibility seemed a little less threatening Monday as Kern County residents awakened to a soft rain in the valley and even…
- 20-year-old man dies in south Bakersfield crashby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 1:28 am
A 20-year-old man died in a crash Sunday night, according to the Kern County coroner’s office.
- Parents protesting vaccine mandates pull students out of schoolby By EMMA GALLEGOS email@example.com on October 19, 2021 at 1:15 am
Local parents protesting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s student COVID-19 vaccine mandate participated in a statewide walkout by keeping their students out of school.
- Coroner identifies victim stabbed on Oct. 3by The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 1:09 am
One Bakersfield man died from stab wounds to his throat on Oct. 3, according to the Kern County coroner’s office.
- About 65K marijuana plants eradicated in Kern by CA DOJ, othersby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 12:53 am
The California Attorney General and several other agencies announced the seizure of about 65,000 marijuana plants from 37 sites in Kern County as part of the California Department of Justice’s annual Campaign Against Marijuana Planting.
- BPD: 3 arrested after car chase into Tulare Countyby The Bakersfield Californian on October 19, 2021 at 12:42 am
Three people were arrested after a car chase on suspicion of attempted murder and carjacking, among other crimes, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
- Judge J. Eric Bradshaw selected as next assistant presiding judgeby The Bakersfield Californian on October 18, 2021 at 11:50 pm
Judge J. Eric Bradshaw has been unanimously selected as the next assistant presiding judge of Kern County Superior Court, it was announced Monday.
- Kern Public Health: 768 coronavirus cases, 10 deaths reported Mondayby The Bakersfield Californian on October 18, 2021 at 11:27 pm
Kern County Public Health reported 768 coronavirus cases from the weekend, with 10 new deaths, on Monday.
- CAPK holding vaccine clinics throughout Kernby The Bakersfield Californian on October 18, 2021 at 11:07 pm
Community Action Partnership of Kern is hosting community coronavirus vaccine clinics throughout Kern County over the next several weeks.