Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace Music Hall celebrating Buck Owens and the Bakersfield sound.
- As PBVUSD plans for a new school's boundaries, it must consider Bakersfield's west-side growthby By EMMA GALLEGOS email@example.com on January 28, 2021 at 4:00 am
Panama-Buena Vista Union School District’s newest school, Highgate Elementary, is slated to open in August. Now the district is facing the question of where those students and staff will come from. On Feb. 9, district staff will make a recommendation…
- Winds kick up but storm milder than expected so farby BY JOHN COX firstname.lastname@example.org on January 28, 2021 at 3:15 am
Strong winds knocked out power around Bakersfield and snow shut down traffic on the Grapevine Wednesday but the consensus was things could have been worse — and that it was too soon to declare they won't be.
- Storm pounds California, Nevada with rain, wind and snowby By JOHN ANTCZAK and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press on January 28, 2021 at 2:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm packing heavy rain, snow and wind pounded parts of California and western Nevada on Wednesday, toppling trees, and causing power outages and mud flows in vast areas scarred by wildfires.
- Onetime owner of Trout's Nightclub in Oildale facing 21 felony counts in Tuolumne Countyby BY STEVEN MAYER email@example.com on January 28, 2021 at 2:00 am
The former owner of an Oildale honky-tonk who left town in 2017 under mysterious circumstances — even as the bar’s well-known vintage neon sign disappeared with him — has been arrested in Tuolumne County on 21 felony charges related to…
- Another suspect arrested in connection to New Year’s Eve shooting deathby The Bakersfield Californian on January 28, 2021 at 1:15 am
Police made another arrest in connection to a suspected homicide that occurred New Year’s Eve in south Bakersfield.
- Homeless Collaborative completes point in time count; results expected to be unveiled in Marchby The Bakersfield Californian on January 28, 2021 at 12:45 am
The Bakersfield-Kern Regional Homeless Collaborative completed the 2021 Point in Time Count on Wednesday.
- COVID-19 has now infected 1 in 10 Kern residents; local experts unsure if peak has occurredby BY STACEY SHEPARD firstname.lastname@example.org on January 27, 2021 at 11:45 pm
Closing in on 11 months since the pandemic started, Kern County has now seen 92,000 cases of COVID-19, which means 1 in 10 county residents have tested positive for the virus.
- Gordon Bellamy, game designer behind Madden NFL Football, announced as BC speakerby The Bakersfield Californian on January 27, 2021 at 11:33 pm
Bakersfield College announced that Gordon Bellamy, current USC Professor and the designer for the famous video game Madden NFL Football, will be the next guest in the school's Distinguished Speaker Series.
- New electric vehicle fast chargers installed at Tejon Pass Rest Area, throughout Central Valleyby The Bakersfield Californian on January 27, 2021 at 8:25 pm
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- Kern Public Health reports 9 new coronavirus deaths, 643 new casesby The Bakersfield Californian on January 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm
The Kern County Public Health Services Department reported nine new coronavirus deaths and 643 new cases Wednesday.
- Police looking for suspect in alleged armed robbery on East California Avenueby The Bakersfield Californian on January 27, 2021 at 6:47 pm
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking community assistance identifying a suspect wanted in an armed robbery that took place two weeks ago in east Bakersfield.
- BPD looking for Landco Drive shooting suspectby The Bakersfield Californian on January 27, 2021 at 5:06 pm
Police are requesting community assistance identifying a suspect in an alleged shooting that occurred on Dec. 19 in the 5600 block of Landco Drive.
- Pesticide report renews debate on health risksby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on January 27, 2021 at 3:30 pm
A new report showing greater use of pesticides in Kern and other Central Valley counties has rekindled a discussion about whether enough is being done to protect local communities from health risks presented by certain agricultural practices.
- As calls for appointments pile up, Kern County spends millions for fairgrounds vaccination siteby By SAM MORGEN firstname.lastname@example.org on January 27, 2021 at 12:06 am
Kern County’s mass vaccination effort at the fairgrounds is expected to cost $5 million as officials plan to use hundreds of employees to soon inoculate up to 5,000 people a day against COVID-19.
- Delano’s Stay at Home enforcement ordinance expiresby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 11:14 pm
One week after the city of Delano instituted fines for those who violated the region’s Stay at Home Order, the ordinance expired.
- Alta Sierra Ski Resort to open Friday after more than 4 feet of snow falls from recent stormby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Local skiers and snowboarders have reason to celebrate this week as a series of cold winter storms has dumped more than 48 inches of new snow at Alta Sierra Ski Resort in the Kern County mountains.
- Brynn Carrigan appointed as next Kern County Public Health directorby By SAM MORGEN email@example.com on January 26, 2021 at 10:52 pm
The Kern County Board of Supervisors has appointed Brynn Carrigan as the next director of Public Health Services.
- Kern Public Health: COVID-19 vaccine appointments at Fairgrounds are full this weekby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 10:26 pm
COVID-19 vaccination appointments this week at the Kern County Fairgrounds have been filled up, according to an email notice from the Kern County Public Health Services Department.
- Local SBDC webinar will discuss four pandemic relief programsby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 8:58 pm
Participants in a local webinar starting at noon Wednesday can learn key details about four government pandemic relief programs: the Paycheck Protection Program, the Employee Retention Tax Credit, Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Shuttered Venue Operator Grants.
- BPD makes handful of alleged gang-, gun-related arrests over weekendby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 8:46 pm
Police made a number of arrests last weekend in a continued effort to combat gang and gun violence in Bakersfield.
- Two men arrested following alleged theft, police pursuitby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 7:53 pm
Local law enforcement arrested two suspects last weekend who allegedly led officers in Fresno and Bakersfield on pursuits before being apprehended.
- Kern Public Health reports 555 new coronavirus cases Tuesdayby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 7:15 pm
Kern County Public Health Services reported 555 new coronavirus cases Tuesday morning, and no new deaths.
- Bakersfield establishes cleanup teams to improve look, quality of life in cityby The Bakersfield Californian on January 26, 2021 at 5:42 pm
The city of Bakersfield has launched its most recent Clean City Initiative effort.
- State takes credit for issuing 23% fewer oil drilling permitsby BY JOHN COX firstname.lastname@example.org on January 26, 2021 at 3:30 am
California issued sharply fewer oil drilling permits last year while approving a lot more plugging and permanent sealing of wells, according to recent data the state said reflects increased enforcement and new policies in Sacramento.
- Mountain rain shadow to cut expected rain levels in Bakersfield, but mountain snow looking goodby BY STEVEN MAYER email@example.com on January 26, 2021 at 1:30 am
Sometimes it feels like all forecasts of rain in Bakersfield should come with an asterisk.