Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace Music Hall celebrating Buck Owens and the Bakersfield sound.
- Local, regional lawmakers respond to Gov. Newsom’s drought emergency in two northern CA countiesby The Bakersfield Californian on April 22, 2021 at 1:44 am
On Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency for Mendocino and Sonoma counties, both in Northern California. Kern County lawmakers and farmers asked the governor to declare a statewide drought emergency two weeks ago, which would trigger new flexibility…
- BPD: Missing elderly woman found unharmedby The Bakersfield Californian on April 22, 2021 at 1:09 am
The Bakersfield Police Department said Wednesday that an elderly woman who had been missing was found unharmed.
- 'Just transition' advocates revisit anti-oil campaign after key defeat in Sacramentoby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on April 22, 2021 at 1:00 am
Environmental-justice advocates, regrouping after a big defeat last week in the state Legislature, strategized a path forward Wednesday in their campaign for a "just transition" away from oil production in Kern County.
- California governor declares drought emergency in 2 countiesby By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press on April 22, 2021 at 12:45 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Standing in the dry, cracked bottom of Lake Mendocino, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a drought emergency Wednesday in two Northern California counties where grape growers and wineries are major users, an order that came in response…
- Bakersfield threatens legal action against home for homeless women, children planned for residential neighborhoodby By SAM MORGEN firstname.lastname@example.org on April 22, 2021 at 12:45 am
A proposed home for homeless women and children has become the center of a legal dispute involving the project’s organizers, the city of Bakersfield and the California Department of Housing and Community Development.
- Police seek alleged suspect in hit-and-runby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 8:53 pm
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for community assistance identifying the alleged driver of a stolen vehicle that was involved in a hit-and-run collision.
- Bakersfield doctor to payback a second, fraudulently-obtained PPP loan under legal settlementby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 6:57 pm
A Bakersfield doctor will pay $70,000 in damages and penalties under a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice for fraudulently obtaining a second loan under the federal Paycheck Protection Program, according to a news release from Phillip A. Talbert,…
- County park rangers to crack down on violations at Panorama Parkby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 6:38 pm
Kern County Park Rangers are scheduled to crack down on violations at Panorama Park in northeast Bakersfield this Thursday through Saturday.
- Kern County reports 2 new deaths, 48 new COVID-19 cases Wednesdayby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 6:36 pm
Kern County Public Health Services reported two new coronavirus deaths and 48 new cases Wednesday.
- KHSD welcomes back freshmen for in-person learningby By TEDDY FEINBERG email@example.com on April 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Wednesday marked a significant milestone for freshmen in the Kern High School District.
- COVID-19 vaccines to be offered in McFarland on Thursdayby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 6:14 pm
Adventist Health Delano and the Kern County Latino COVID-19 Task Force are teaming up to offer free COVID-19 vaccination in McFarland on Thursday.
- BPD seeks help finding missing 13-year-old girlby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 6:00 pm
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a runaway at risk.
- Detectives investigating death on Water Streetby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 5:46 pm
Detectives are investigating a Tuesday shooting in the 1000 block of Water Street in which a man was killed.
- We keep improving, but Bakersfield still ranks among the most polluted cities in Americaby BY STEVEN MAYER firstname.lastname@example.org on April 21, 2021 at 1:10 pm
The mystery is gone.
- Bakersfield looks to add 30 electric vehicle charging stations throughout cityby By SAM MORGEN email@example.com on April 21, 2021 at 11:30 am
The Bakersfield City Council is poised to dramatically expand the number of electric vehicle charging stations available on public property.
- Historic Preservation Commission designates Cross of Palms 'Area of Historic Interest'by BY STEVEN MAYER firstname.lastname@example.org on April 21, 2021 at 3:00 am
The city of Bakersfield's Historic Preservation Commission was not shy about where it stood Tuesday afternoon in regard to the historic value of a cross-shaped stand of ancient palm trees in northwest Bakersfield.
- Community leaders provide comment on Derek Chauvin verdictby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 2:40 am
The following comments were shared with The Californian following the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin:
- Valley Strong pledges $1 million endowment to CSUB in support of B3Kby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 1:30 am
Valley Strong Credit Union has committed to giving Cal State Bakersfield a $1 million endowment that will pay for a research fellowship supporting the B3K regional economic development collaboration.
- Fruit-breeder IFG breaks ground on $12 million campus near McFarlandby BY JOHN COX email@example.com on April 21, 2021 at 12:50 am
Even for a company with customers and employees spread across 15 countries, it felt a little clunky shuttling between greenhouses in Edison, laboratory space near Delano, a cold-storage facility in Shafter and headquarters in Bakersfield.
- Kern County selected for study to estimate prevalence of COVID antibodies in stateby The Bakersfield Californian on April 21, 2021 at 12:14 am
Kern County has been selected to participate in a state study designed to estimate how many Californians have antibodies against COVID-19.
- Taft College to hold in-person graduation ceremonyby The Bakersfield Californian on April 20, 2021 at 10:56 pm
Taft College will conduct an in-person commencement ceremony for the 2020-21 academic year on June 3.
- Kern County remains in Orange tierby The Bakersfield Californian on April 20, 2021 at 10:38 pm
Kern County remains in the Orange tier of the state’s COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
- Common Sense Health: Gout is no longer the blue-blooded diseaseby BY DR. W. GIFFORD-JONES AND DIANA GIFFORD-JONES Syndicated columnists on April 20, 2021 at 9:49 pm
King Henry VIII of England offers an excellent example of how too much wine, rich food and obesity trigger the agony of gout. But why did Leonardo da Vinci, Sir Isaac Newton and Benjamin Franklin, to name a few, develop…
- Man killed in vehicle crash in northwest Bakersfield early Tuesday morningby The Bakersfield Californian on April 20, 2021 at 9:21 pm
A man was killed in a vehicle collision that occurred early Tuesday morning near the intersection of Olive Drive and Jewetta Avenue.
- Bakersfield College to hold one-day virtual Express Enrollment on Wednesdayby The Bakersfield Californian on April 20, 2021 at 8:02 pm
Bakersfield College will hold an extended one-day virtual Express Enrollment event for new and returning students on Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m.