According to organizers, Whiskey Flat Days, which is held every Presidents Day weekend, is a "leap back to the good ol' wild west days when the area was settled by gold miners, cattle ranchers and trappers."
The KHSD wants to choose its next superintendent from district insiders. But community residents criticize the practice and call for an expanded search.
New chairwoman Leticia Perez laid out the successes and challenges facing Kern County in 2014.
The "Soda Fire" is burning in a remote part of the Sequoia National Forest.
In an unexpected announcement, Kern High School District Superintendent Don Carter told his colleagues Monday night he plans to retire after a 38-year career.
Neighbors on a quiet Bodfish street are shocked at word a nearby house was apparently booby-trapped, and inside a man was found dead near some explosive devices.
A body and explosives were removed from a rural Kern County home.
Fallen rocks reportedly led to flattened tires on Highway 178 just inside the Kern River Canyon.
A minor addition to Centennial High School’s gymnasium represented a major accomplishment for Corrine Ruiz. Centennial was the first campus in the Kern High School District to receive an AED, or automatic external defibrillator.
A storm brings ice and snow to the higher elevations prompting road closures for awhile and causing headaches for drivers heading south and east.
Hoffmann Hospice will hold its annual Light Up A Life ceremonies this week.
The defendant in a love-triangle murder was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison.
Officials have an eye on conditions at the Lake Isabella dams while engineers get ready to address the concerns. If the dams failed, a lot of water would reach a wide area around Bakersfield, and it could be very deep.
As Kern County emergency responders draw up plans for what they'll do if there's a disaster in our area, families can also plan ahead for how and where they would get to safety.
Highway 178 just east of the mouth of the canyon has reopened after a Thursday morning crash.