A tax loophole is helping massive solar farms pop up in the Central Valley without paying full property taxes. One county is fighting back.
The farming giant, led by Stewart and Lynda Resnick, continued growing its education-focused philanthropy.
Will a clamor for increased services for Kern County’s unincorporated communities translate to votes to raise sales taxes? We’re about to find out.
Gill kicked off the 2022 election cycle trying to defeat House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy. Now, he’s the odd man out of a battle for a Supervisorial seat.
A 1-cent sales tax hike may soon be hitting the residents of unincorporated Kern County.
Bakersfield City Councilman Chris Parlier is hitting the exits at the end of 2022. His work has extended a hand, and now a Council seat, to Bakersfield’s Sikh community.
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.