California’s largest oil producing county sued Gov. Gavin Newsom over his de-facto ban on key oil production, including fracking processes.
Union leaders and local activists are pushing to impose term limits on the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
Fresno Catholic Bishop Joseph V. Brennan took aim at Craig Harrison’s current work as a counselor and attempted to clear the air on the circumstances leading to Harrison’s exit from the Diocese.
California’s accelerated decriminalization efforts are to blame for the state’s woes, recall contender Larry Elder and Kern County DA Cynthia Zimmer argued on Thursday.
It appears that no two homelessness crises are the same in the Golden State and things in Bakersfield are vastly better than in its southerly neighbor.
A brewing push to switch who receives the tax revenues from online purchases within the state of California might gain additional support from the Golden Empire on Wednesday.
Sacramento hostility toward the oil industry and hefty property tax breaks for solar players held up a 1,300-acre solar project in eastern Kern.
The political dominoes of Kern County are beginning to tumble with Supervisor Leticia Perez joining the line-up.
The Kern County Fair, its professional staff, and board members were skewered in a scathing state audit depicting financial mismanagement. Two years later, local prosecutors are pointing the blame in one direction.
The Kern Community College District, which includes Bakersfield and Porterville colleges, is stepping firmly into a vaccine mandate for students, faculty, and staff members.