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With a long-vacant Logan's Roadhouse demolished after a fire, could the most sought-after restaurant chain make its debut in central Bakersfield?
April 27, 2021
Valley drivers are feeling the squeeze at the gas pump. Just how bad is it in your city? Click to see the prices from today versus 2020.
April 18, 2021
A bill seeking to ban hydraulic fracturing along with more common methods of oil extraction within the state…
April 13, 2021
The U.S. Forest Service – already ensnared in litigation over a plan to thin forests in Frazier Park – is squaring off with environmentalists on a new plan.
April 12, 2021
The new project is driven by a $20 million renovation project expected to create 200 new jobs in Kern County.
April 4, 2021
She delivered remarks at The Forty Acres, once the headquarters of the United Farm Workers and now a vaccination site for those workers.
March 31, 2021
Kern and Stanislaus Counties officially entered the red tier of California’s COVID-19 reopening blueprint, the state announced Tuesday. …
March 23, 2021
In a bid to gin up tax revenues, the Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance that revives an oil drilling permitting system first established in 2015 and killed by courts in 2020.
March 8, 2021