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 …
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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 …
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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.
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FIRST LOOK: League of Dreams aims to increase adaptive sports programs

FIRST LOOK: League of Dreams aims to increase adaptive sports programs
Ten years after its establishment, Matthews stated Bakersfield's League of Dreams has taken off. The organization is currently serving around 500 people a year, she said, with around 300 hundred in per sport, each season. This year, Matthews told …
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Downtown Street Ambassadors comes to Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A new program is coming to Bakersfield with the goal of changing lives and changing downtown. It's called the Downtown Street Ambassadors Program – created by a collaboration of groups, including the Downtown …
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Bakersfield man concerned about syringes in vacant field
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Dozens of syringes turned up in the big, vacant field near Jack Sheahan's house, and he was upset. The Rosedale man said he's been worried for years about trash blown into the field, and tumbleweeds that blow off it, …
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SUV crashes into SW Bakersfield home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Several homes were evacuated in southwest Bakersfield early Saturday morning after an SUV crashed into a home and hit a gas line. Police said the SUV crashed into a home in the 4600 block of Norseman Street.
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Bakersfield City Council votes on fireworks restrictions
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Bakersfield City Council passed two proposals Wednesday concerning the use of fireworks. The first proposal will impose a $ 1,000 administrative fee for anyone using illegal fireworks, which passed by a 6-1 vote.
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Cal State Bakersfield rolls to 71-48 win over Chicago State

Cal State Bakersfield rolls to 71-48 win over Chicago State
Bakersfield scored eight of the game's first 10 points and never trailed. Leading 34-23 at the break, the Roadrunners protected their double-digit advantage the rest of the way. Joshua Batson led Chicago State (4-22, 0-9) with 17 points, including a …
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Bakersfield police: Stabbing at Rosedale, Calloway between motorcycle clubs
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police said a man was stabbed Tuesday afternoon at Rosedale Highway and Calloway Drive. Bakersfield Police say the stabbing occurred during a fight between members of two rival "motorcycle clubs." According to a …
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Liberty tops Bakersfield in double overtime
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo.(For OzarksSportsZone.com) — Liberty trailed the Bakersfield Lady Lions by two points with 15 seconds left in regulation. It looked as though the Lady Eagles might succumb to the slight deficit they held for most of the contest.
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Facebook introduces Sports Stadium

Facebook introduces Sports Stadium
Facebook launched a new feature called Sports Stadium. This feature targets sports fans, say Engadget. Sports Stadium allows fans to experience sports in “real-time with your friends and the world.” You don't necessarily have to be together to …
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Bakersfield police: Man hit woman, broke her nose
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police asked Friday for help finding a man suspected of hitting a woman and breaking her nose. Mohamed Amen Ali, 35, was last seen on the 800 block of Wible Road. He's also known to frequent local hotels, police …
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Late 3 lifts New Mexico State past Bakersfield in 2OT
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Ian Baker hit a 3-point field at the buzzer of the second overtime to lift New Mexico State to a 68-67 win over Cal State Bakersfield in a Western Athletic Conference showdown Saturday night. Bakersfield took a 31-18 lead on …
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Bakersfield memorial held for Red Simpson
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A memorial was held Wednesday for a giant in the local country music scene. Red Simpson, 81, died earlier this month. He's recognized as a pioneer of the Bakersfield Sound. Simpson worked with Merle Haggard and …
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Man shot, killed in SW Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police said a man was shot and killed Sunday in an alley near North Half Moon Drive and Whitley Drive. Officers responded around 3:09 p.m. for a report of a gunshot on Whitley Drive. In an alley, they found a man dead …
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Man dead after NE Bakersfield shooting
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man died after an overnight shooting in northeast Bakersfield. The Kern County Sheriff's Office said its deputies were sent around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to Knotts Street, where they found a 34-year-old man who had …
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Edmonton Oilers call up Kassian from Bakersfield
For Kassian, his promotion from AHL Bakersfield comes a little over two weeks after the Oilers acquired the forward in a trade with Montreal. The trade was made shortly after Kassian was cleared to play after spending more than two months in a …
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