A U.S. Marine from Delano has received one of the military's highest honors. Cpl. Jorge Salazar has received the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" at a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
The entertainment lineup for the 2013 Kern County Fair was announced Monday and will kick off Sept. 18 with Uncle Cracker and end Sept. 29 with Banda la Costena.
The Shafter field office of the California Department of Motor Vehicles will close Friday evening and not reopen until Sept. 3.
The Rural Crime Investigation Unit of the Kern County Sheriff's Office announced a pair of recent arrests.
Police released information Monday evening on several recent arrests.
A senior recreation facility was destroyed Thursday by fire. About 80 percent of the roof collapsed as fire consumed the 9,000-square-foot structure, according to Kern County firefighters.
While Bakersfield College, Bakersfield Christian High School and Garces Memorial High School have already held commencement ceremonies, most local graduations are scheduled for this week and next week.
Federal authorities say a California man wanted in an Alabama murder case has been arrested near the southern Arizona border.
The brutal murder of a McFarland woman Penelope Sanchez left three young children without a mother. Sanchez's sister Georgina Rocha is among the family members that are now trying to deal with the tragic loss.
The death of an inmate in Kern Valley State Prison has been ruled a homicide. An inmate, whose name was withheld, was found dead inside his cell Thursday morning, according to prison officials.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — “Cynthia” is a parent of a fifth-grade girl who attends school in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
A man is wanted for questioning and believed to be fleeing to Mexico after a woman was found injured and unresponsive late Thursday on Isabel Court in McFarland.
Dozens of teachers were honored Tuesday at a reception for the annual Kern County Teacher of the Year awards.Dozens of teachers were honored Tuesday at a reception for the annual Kern County Teacher of the Year awards.
The annual Philippine Weekend Invitational Basketball Tournament is July 26-28 in Delano.