27 min ago
Lois Henry: Proposed Kern River water shuffle eyed with suspicion
When we have plenty of water, hardly anyone would sweat a couple hundred acre feet being moved around in the Kern River system.
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'First Look': Mac 'n' cheese festival a success, coming back next year
During Saturday's Macaroni & Cheese Festival at CSUB, hundreds came to sample the food, wine and beer tastings and gourmet food samplings.
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Valley soldiers return from Guantanamo Bay
U.S. Army reservist Caleb Trevino loads his gear into a rental car Tuesday to head to his hometown of Madera, north of Bakersfield.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Fresno Bee
The Fishing Report: Week of April 16
A good ice chest isn't just an ice chest. Yes, it's a cooler, but it also can store and transport nasty bait and minnows, be a bucket, a step, a seat, a table, a trash receptacle and, of course, hold your catch! What a great idea -- one place to store your food as well as put the nastiest smelly things you can imagine.
As vinyl sales rise, Record Store Day plays it forward
Aerosmith whipped out its Big Ten Inch Record nearly 40 years ago, but this weekend, they'll be showing off an extra two as part of the worldwide Record Store Day celebration on Saturday.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
High School Students Humiliated at Rally for Not Graduating
More than 30 high school seniors were called by name to leave an assembly in front of their peers, because they were not eligible to graduate.
Antique WWII plane visits Bakersfield
Pilot and volunteer captain Bob Hill gives the B-17 "Memphis Belle" a quick look-over before taking off on a flight.
Construction of water tank has neighbors feeling powerless
Linda Burton has many concerns about the large water tank built in the water company's yard behind her house, just over her backyard fence.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death
A 20-year-old California parolee found dead in his Alaska jail cell was being held even though his case had been dismissed more than a week earlier.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Josiah Boornazian returns home for appearance at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop
One of Bakersfield 's talented and rising young jazz musicians will be returning to town this week for a clinic/concert at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop .
2 California cities are in top 5 of 2014 Energy Star certified buildings list
On Thursday, April 10, the Environmental Protection Agency announced the top 25 metropolitan areas in the nation with the most Energy Star certified buildings.
Armed Forces Support Riders to escort recruits
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A group of local military recruits will soon be on their way to serve their country, and they'll be escorted off by a group of dedicated veterans who have a special way of saying, "thank you."
Man shot by two suspects at Stiern Park
A man was transported to a local hospital after being shot by two suspects at a park in South Bakersfield.
Four dead in SR 58, Fairfax Road crash
Photographer Tarik Dugas is on scene at the accident, as you can see all lanes on the right side are closed, traffic is only open on the left lane.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Look longer, appreciate more at remote Carrizo Plain National Monument
The regional office for the federal Bureau of Land Management, 3801 Pegasus Drive, Bakersfield, is open 7:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. weekdays.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
ARB approves first carbon offset forest project under its cap-and-trade program
The California Air Resources Board announced Wednesday that it has approved the first California carbon offset project under its cap-and-trade forestry offset protocol.
Ventura County Star
Solving riddle of the shale
A pump jack sits across the street from a vacant home just outside the Shafter, Calif., city limits.
Photo Gallery: Walking and rolling to school -- safely
Bike Bakersfield Executive Director Jason Cater, right, quizzes Alexis Zavala, right, on his bicycle safety knowlege before giving him a bicycle helmet that he said he would give to his sister.
Boys' Tennis: Chargers Rebound to Score 11-7 Win Over Stockdale
The Stockdale High School Mustangs traveled all the way from Bakersfield on Friday to play the Dos Pueblos Chargers in a boys' tennis match, and are now on the road home with a brief stop at the beach.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
No criminal charges in death of man beaten by Kern County deputies
No criminal charges will be filed against Kern County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers after a 33-year-old man died last year within an hour of being beaten by authorities .