Kern County voters will have the chance to weigh-in on a union-funded effort to cap Kern County Supervisors at two four-year terms of service.
Ten years after the Tejon Tribe received federal recognition, they’ve secured the deal that will pave the way for a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to open.
A high-stakes ruling that could have brought permitting of oil wells to a grinding halt was more of a dud for environmental advocates.
State and regional inspectors found concentrations of methane in the air around some of the east Bakersfield wells at levels considered potentially explosive.
State regulators found a pair of idle wells had “pinhole-sized leaks,” causing alarm for neighbors in east Bakersfield.
Hundreds of drivers in the south Valley lined up for a bit of relief from gas prices thanks to a local church.
A school district in the south Valley approved a plan Tuesday that would shift 21 of its schools — nearly half — to an 8:50 a.m. start.
Crime in Bakersfield is getting worse by the year, a new report from the city’s police finds.
Amid historic high gas prices, the City of Bakersfield is calling on the state to suspend its limitations on oil drilling.
An effort to remove Kern County’s redistricting power has been met with stiff resistance from the county supervisors.