Latest Bakersfield News News

GoFundMe account setup for Bakersfield boy who was hit on a bike
Top Stories – Trending Now. Donald Trump coming to Bakersfield – 23ABC News · KCSO: Man hurt, suspect wanted in Lamont shooting – 23ABC News · McFarland PD arrest man after over 8 Kilos of methamphetamine seized on traffic stop – 23ABC News …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

Gun store owners call burglary attempt 'industrial-strength stupid'
A Kern County sheriff's deputy enters Second Amendment Sports on Rosedale Highway Monday afternoon following the arrest of two suspected gang members and a juvenile Sunday morning who, according to officials, were attempting to burglarize the …
Read more on The Bakersfield Californian

BPD investigating baby's death at motel
At about 9:18 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the motel after getting a report of a baby not breathing, a Bakersfield Police Department news release said. Officers found a 3-week-old infant not breathing and they and medical personnel performed CPR …
Read more on The Bakersfield Californian

Parks and Rec Crews Overwhelmed by Easter Weekend Trash

Parks and Rec Crews Overwhelmed by Easter Weekend Trash
Crews from City of Bakersfield Recreation & Parks are dedicating all their resources to clean up after people who left a mess in Bakersfield's parks from over the weekend. This past weekend was a busy one after many people gathered around the parks to …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

Vigil held for high schooler who was shot in east Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A day after he was gunned down in east Bakersfield, a vigil was held for Macieo McCurn. While walking near the intersection of Gage and Knotts on Tuesday morning, 18-year-old Macieo McCurn was shot several times, later dying of …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

Bakersfield Blaze open new season with 'Throwback Thursday' jersey giveaway
It's a big day for the Bakersfield Blaze, Thursday being the first day of the season and it's the team's 75th anniversary. All week the team will be hosting fun activities for fans to come out and celebrate with the team. Bakersfield Blaze will be …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

Latest Bakersfield News News

Bakersfield sound will live on
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Ryan Coulter is the lead singer for Truxton Mile. He grew up listening to Merle Haggard with his grandfather, and said his grandfather's favorite artists, quickly became his favorite artist. "He's a relatable artist. So no matter …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

UVU softball: Utah Valley drops twin bill, series to Bakersfield
Utah Valley University softball's comeback attempt fell short in Saturday's nightcap as UVU dropped both ends of a WAC doubleheader to CSU Bakersfield by scores 7-1 and 4-2 on Saturday afternoon at the Roadrunner Softball Complex in Bakersfield.
Read more on Deseret News

Country Music Legend Merle Haggard dies at 79
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Country music legend, and Oildale native, Merle Haggard has passed away on his birthday. He was 79 years old. A life-long friend of Haggard confirmed the news to 23ABC and added that country music icon passed away Wednesday …
Read more on KERO 23ABC News

President's Message: Kernville Chamber of Commerce

President's Message: Kernville Chamber of Commerce
Both of your chambers sent folks (volunteers) to the Bakersfield travel show this past weekend and this weekend coming up are 2 more trade shows in which more of our wonderful volunteers will be attending representing your valley businesses and …
Read more on Kern Valley Sun

Pitman wrestler Velasquez conquers Masters' first day
The top six in each weight class after Saturday's finals will travel to Bakersfield. That was the short-term goal for everyone who locked arms on the arena floor's eight mats. Velasquez pounded through the first day with a first-round win, a grinding 4 …
Read more on Modesto Bee

Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of Phoenix Suns

Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of Phoenix Suns
The Suns said an interim coach would be in place by Tuesday. Assistant … Bjorkgren was named assistant coach/player development director of the Suns this season after one season as head coach of the Bakersfield Jam, Phoenix's D-League affiliate.
Read more on The Denver Post

Smith scores late as Barracuda rally for 4-3 win over Condors in Bakersfield

Smith scores late as Barracuda rally for 4-3 win over Condors in Bakersfield
McCarthy has eight points (4-4-8) during his six game point streak… The Barracuda improved to 11-7-7 on the road and 23-17-9 with 55 points overall… The Barracuda are back in action Saturday night (Feb. 27) as they travel to play the Gulls with …
Read more on Fear the Fin

Locals come up big at Masters Wrestling meet; Lakewood's Adams-Gregory places
Northview's Jackson Serna (right) wrestles Citrus Hills' Damien Bacajol (left), in their heavyweight match during Saturday's CIF-SS Masters Wrestling Championships at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Ca., February 27, 2016. (Photo by John …
Read more on Long Beach Press Telegram

BC opens football season at Hancock; faces Chaffey in home opener
This fall the teams will meet again, but this time it's a non-league game to open the season on Sept. 3 in Santa Maria. The Southern California Football Association announced schedules for each of the 37 Southern California teams this week. Game times …
Read more on The Bakersfield Californian

3 more candidates line up for Bakersfield mayor race

3 more candidates line up for Bakersfield mayor race
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — At least three more candidates say they want the job of Bakersfield mayor, taking papers out for the June election. On Thursday, former Kern County Supervisor Karen Goh took that action, as well as Bakersfield …
Read more on Bakersfield Now

Edmonton Oilers call up Bakersfield D-man Jordan Oesterle
Defenceman Jordan Oesterle is up from Bakersfield, where he's been very consistent for the AHL Condors, but a relative unknown for general manager Peter Chiarelli and coach Todd McLellan, new to the scene this year. They want to get a read on the very …
Read more on Edmonton Sun

Cal State Bakersfield tops Texas-Rio Grande Valley 70-57
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Kevin Mays scored 18 points and corralled 13 rebounds as Cal State Bakersfield defeated Texas-Rio Grande Valley 70-57 on Saturday night, clinching the second-seed into next month's Western Athletic Conference tournament.
Read more on Yahoo Canada Sports

Don't Like California's High Speed Rail Plan? Then Stop Complaining and Fix It

Don't Like California's High Speed Rail Plan? Then Stop Complaining and Fix It
Obviously, a 15 minute addition to the travel time from LA to SF is worth it if it also connects the entire system to Las Vegas. Even someone who thinks Bakerfield, Fresno and the other cities … Anyone who takes Amtrak from LA to the Bay Area …
Read more on Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)

Bakersfield duo show at Westminster dog show
Bakersfield resident Bryan Porter showed his Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Goose, at the Kennel Club of Riverside dog show in October 2015. There, the … Many of them, including Porter himself, travel to dog shows in RVs to eliminate hotel costs. Seeing …
Read more on The Bakersfield Californian

A Bible On Self Driving Cars: A New Revolution
They have run the long, southeastern route through Bakersfield at least six times. There were two engineers in the car at all times. The one in the back had a laptop and … The initiative involves building cars with additional Internet connectivity …
Read more on Techstory

Latest Bakersfield News News

Woman killed in east Bakersfield shooting
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A woman was killed in a shooting Monday night in east Bakersfield. The shooting happened around 8:40 p.m. near South Tulare and East 7th streets, police said. Officers found a woman suffering from multiple gunshot …
Read more on Bakersfield Now

Garces, BHS and Bakersfield Christian highlight first-round action
Bakersfield, CA. © 2016 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. © 2016 KBAK | Portions are © 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or distributed. KBAK CBS 29 and KBFX Fox58 are the news leaders …
Read more on Bakersfield Now

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Today's guide to the obscure, the possibly

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Today's guide to the obscure, the possibly
Winners are typically given 45 seconds to thank God, Mom, Dad, the Academy, the little people and whoever else helped them win, but often they demand more time, ignoring the cue and speaking over the swelling music. Perhaps the 45-second rule was the …
Read more on The Bakersfield Californian

Library Screens 'Billy Mize & The Bakersfield Sound' Feb. 18
Nashville's dominance in country music wasn't always certain. This film explains how the powerful Country Music scene in 1950s Bakersfield and Los Angeles tried to shift the industry westward. Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and the lesser-known Billy Mize …
Read more on Pasadena Now