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Latest News Stories

Bakersfield · Bakersfield

Kern Community Foundation accepting applications for Youth Jobs Program

Kern Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the city of Bakersfield’s 2022-23 Youth Jobs Program City Hall Fellowship.See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

Wildfire season prompts air quality warning, suggestions

The arrival of wildfire season threatens to bring smoke into the San Joaquin Valley, prompting the Valley Air District to remind residents Wednesday about how to prepare for threats to air quality from air pollution.See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

City hosting 2 pop-up large trash drop-off events

The city of Bakersfield announced two drop-off locations for large trash available next week, when residents can offload unwanted furniture, mattresses, major appliances and other "bulky items" for free disposal.See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

KCSO asks for public's help to locate missing person

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate a man who was reported missing.See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

The comedy music of the night with Melodrama’s ‘Phantom’

Without planning it, Gaslight Melodrama is capping its season with a trilogy of theatrical dynamics.See the Story
US & Canada · Bakersfield

Berry popular: Strawberry milkshake tops in California

The humble strawberry milkshake proved the most popular across the country. Chocolate came in second, with eight states choosing it as their favorite, and Oreo shakes took third. With the exception of the maple walnut ice cream, Moo's toasted almond shake may be the best combination of nuts and ice cream I've ever had.See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

Community Voices: The war between truth and falsehood

“Let truth and falsehood do battle in the arena of ideas. Truth will vanquish. Let the student and the citizen witness the struggle; let the struggle take place in their minds, and they will ally themselves with truth.” Such was…See the Story
Bakersfield · Bakersfield

2022 BVarsity All-Area Boys Golf team

2022 BVarsity All-Area Boys Golf teamSee the Story

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