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S olano County nurses interested in pursuing higher education will soon be able to do so without leaving the county, now that Touro University in Vallejo is opening a School of Nursing.
And he rides again. Merritt Manor resident Othel Pearson wanted to be a cowboy one more time.
It has taken less than two years for 559 Fights to establish itself as one of the top mixed martial arts promotions in the state.
Law enforcement officers including the Kern County Sheriff and Bakersfield Police SWAT teams were on scene with a man holed up in a garage on McDonald Way just south of Belle Terrace.
Andres Chavez, grandson of Cesar Chavez, spoke to 7th and 8th graders at Corvallis Middle School of Arts and Technology in Norwalk during the school´s annual Career Day.
An air tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan was rolling to the left and right so violently that the tail section tore free, causing the aircraft to plunge toward the ground and explode in mid-air, an Air Force report said Thursday.
Environmental groups released a report Thursday intended to return public attention to earthquake risks associated with underground injection activity in oilfields near Bakersfield and other California population centers.
SAFETY: The rash of speeding-related accidents around town -- the last one on Saturday when a 54-year-old man was killed on Gosford Road -- has folks talking about road safety.
Drivers under a buttermilk sky use the newly renovated H Street on-ramp to Highway 58 east.
During Thursday's "Healthy Knights Fair" put on by students from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Evan Lee, left, works with Noble Elementary School students Xavier Quinones, Jesse Guadron and Mari Cruz Magana, right.
A dog hangs around an abandoned farmhouse near Bakersfield, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the the past 500 years.
The 14th Annual Kern County Teacher Recruitment Fair is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Larry E. Reider Education Center, 2000 K Street in Bakersfield.
Opponents of a proposed Islamic Center, school and mosque in west Bakersfield succeeded Tuesday in delaying the project and forcing its supporters to complete a costly Environmental Impact Report.