Despite competing legal claims, Bakersfield’s City Attorney OK’d a November special election to replace replace Willie Rivera, the Ward 1 representative.
Hopes of easily filling the seat of exiting Bakersfield City Councilman Willie Rivera have quickly become complicated.
Bakersfield’s longest-serving city councilmember announced last week that she will not run for reelection in November.
The fines are the result of a January settlement over claims Leticia Perez voted against a marijuana ban while her husband lobbied for marijuana clients.
As the death of George Floyd fuels protests – and riots – in communities coast-to-coast, the Valley played host to its own share of protests.
While coronavirus shut down a number of holidays, Valley residents will likely see one tradition go unchanged: enjoying Fourth of July fireworks.
As California wades deeper into a legal battle over how much water is pumped south from the Delta, Asm. Vince Fong (R–Bakersfield) is seeking some answers.
The Fresno-based 144th Fighter Wing conducted a flyover across California on Wednesday, celebrating frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite a statewide shelter-in-place order due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents in the Central Valley are driving around again, mobile data shows
The move sets the table for action by Gov. Gavin Newsom, who announced that changes to the statewide shelter-in-place order was “days, not weeks” away.