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.
The Bakersfield High School Drillers and Bakersfield Christian High School Eagles will compete Friday in California Interscholastic Federation State Regional Football Championship Bowl Games.
No injuries were reported Friday morning in a fire that engulfed much of a two-story home.
A disturbance late Saturday at Lerdo Jail led to the cancellation of visitation for inmates for the remainder of the weekend.
Shoppers are already lined up outside the Best Buy on Rosedale Highway.
A new drive-through coffee shop typically isn't cause for concern, but one in the western part of the city has some residents uneasy at its promise to feature scantily clad female baristas.
A man who reportedly fired a shotgun inside his home was arrested early Sunday after a sheriff's SWAT callout. The incident in the 3200 block of Chuckwagon Street started around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Bakersfield Solid Waste Division said it won't have trash service on Thanksgiving.
Fruitvale School District Superintendent Mary Westendorf spent Wednesday afternoon responding to concerns about the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old student.
The goal is to get a group of volunteers to supplement police services and free officers for high priority calls.
The mother of a Fruitvale Junior High School student is suing the school district on claims that her daughter was sexually assaulted on a school bus.
The PlayStation 4 was released at midnight Friday, and that brought out the criminal element, according to police. One customer was robbed and another was nearly robbed shortly after buying the new console.
Police want help finding a man who took photos of a girl without her permission.
Ryan Reed could have given up his dreams when doctors told him he would never race again because of diabetes. Less than three years later, he's proving that nothing – diabetes included – can stop him from chasing his dream of being a professional race car driver.
Bakersfield police are asking for the community's assistance to identify a man who reportedly offered children a ride Thursday afternoon in a northwest neighborhood near Calloway Drive and Noriega Road.