The former treasurer for the Kern County Republican Central Committee has admitted to embezzling more than $200,000 over nearly six years.
A 2020 law that brought an end to fees assessed on criminal arrestees and defendants is forcing state taxpayers to cover the cost for key elements of the local criminal justice system
With county governments across the Central Valley gearing up for a busy 2022, Valley counties are beginning to telegraph their approach with state and Federal lawmakers.
2022 is sure to deliver a change of scenery on the dais of the Kern County Board of Supervisors. But first: a highly-competitive race for an open seat.
California’s most overworked Federal district court has a new judge in its ranks.
The agency that regulates California doctors is facing stiff criticism over its reinstatement of doctors that committed sexual abuse. Two are from the Valley.
Grand jurors described the northern Kern County city as being “The report described the city as being “at an intersection where politics, special interests and conflicting public sentiments come head to head.”
The Kern Community Foundation will have a new boss to kick off 2022, the philanthropy’s board of directors announced on Wednesday.
As President Joe Biden dips into the U.S. strategic energy reserve to bring costs down, California energy producers are striking at a de facto ban on fracking.
Jose Bello made national headlines after media portrayals painted ICE as targeting a simple Bakersfield College student. Now, authorities have him in custody for a murder.