4 hrs ago
The Heartland Institute
More Setbacks for California's Embattled High Speed Rail Project
The Sacramento court's November 25 decision denying the California High Speed Rail Authority access to Proposition 1A bond funds was the first in a series of setbacks suffered by the high-speed rail project in recent days.
8 hrs ago
Residents group objects to proposed Islamic center, school
Plans to bring an Islamic cultural center and school to Bakersfield are being challenged by nearby residents who cite health and safety concerns.
12 hrs ago
United Methodist Church
What was the star of Bethlehem?
The magi follow the star in this sixth-century mosaic at the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare near Ravenna, Italy.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
The Ralph Bailey Show
Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved here to Bakersfield in 1992.
Lawmakers want Gov. to declare drought
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Republican and Democratic lawmakers across the state are urging Governor Brown and President Obama to take steps to alleviate California's water woes.
Husqvarna Professional Products fined more than $1 million by ARB
The California Air Resources Board yesterday announced that it has fined a manufacturer of hand-held consumer products for violating California air pollution control laws.
Back in the Day: Christmas quake struck in 1899
The Hotel Hemet was one of many brick buildings in the San Jacinto Valley that were rendered uninhabitable by the December 1899 earthquake on Christmas Day.
First Look with Scott Cox
First Look with Scott Cox is a joint venture between American General Media's Newstalk 1180 KERN and The Bakersfield Californian.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Man sentenced to 29 years for baseball bat beating death
An argument last year between Travis Karon Brown and a woman he'd been living with ended abruptly when Brown grabbed a baseball bat and struck her in the head.
Hot Rod Magazine
Drag Racing with Prudhomme! California Hot Rod Reunion 2012 - Hot Rod Unlimited Episode 21
On this episode of HOT ROD Unlimited, Elana Scherr heads up to one of the most important racetracks in drag racing history, AAA Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif.
Mother's Loss Leads To Defibrillators Going Into Kern Schools
Centennial High School is the first in the Kern High School District to receive an AED or automatic external defibrillator.
Lois Henry Supes to get ideas controlling pet population
In all the hubbub this past September as Kern County and the City of Bakersfield parted ways on animal sheltering, and the county canned its controversial Animal Control director, the matter of $250,000 for spay/neuter programs kind of got lost.
Funny Thing About High Water
Dennis Wyatt of the Manteca Bulletin has criticized the high speed rail project before, and this blog has pointed out the numerous flaws with those criticisms.
School districts vote to shift attendance boundaries
Responding to growth and development, two of the region's largest school districts voted Tuesday night to revise their attendance boundaries.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Pam's House Blend
Late, Late Night FDL: Hey Brother
Then watched the Amnesty hearings of the Africans that wanted to be freed from prosecution.
The Salinas Californian
Freight train derails near Tehachapi
Sheriff's spokesman Brett Grassi says nobody was hurt in the derailment early Tuesday in the Golden Hills area west of Tehachapi.
Account collecting for charitable biz
A 23 ABC viewer started a bank account to help a charitable Bakersfield company that was burglarized a few weeks ago.
The Sweet Science
Steve Cunningham Fights Manuel Quezada on NBC Cable
While most of the focus Saturday night at Resorts International Hotel and Casino will be on heavyweights Amir Mansour, 19-0, 14 KOs, and Kelvin Price, 14-1, 6 KOs, and light heavyweights Ryan Coyne, 21-1, 9 KOs, and Lionell Thompson, 14-2, 9 KOs, in two separate nationally televised 10-round fights, the undercard bouts on the bill branded the "Road ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Businesses give up land for 58 expansion
Cal Trans is due to begin a 39 million dollar highway expansion that will add two more lanes onto Rosedale Highway, forcing businesses along the route to give up their property.
Where Everybody Is A Criminal - Even If They Aren't
The criminal cases have stunned people in the eastern Michigan area known as the Thumb.