BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The 20-year anniversary of Bakersfield's Village Fest was a success and may be "one of the best year's ever," according to Jim Luff, president of CARE. The sold out event had an increase of $18,000 in ticket sales compared to last year's sales, with a total of 7,065 patrons attending. Luff said they had a total of
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The SPCA and KGET are teaming up again for another round of pet adoptions to raise money for our local animal shelter. The SPCA is a No-Kill shelter and relies fully on support from the community and donations to stay afloat. The adoption event will be held next Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 5 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.outside
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The US Department of Transportation has awarded California nearly $35 million for six projects throughout the state, according to an announcement today by Caltrans. The funding stems from a grant program by the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program (TIGER). “Improving California’s transportation infrastructure is vital to economic development and job creation,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
Bakersfield, CA -- On October 8 at 7 p.m., candidates for the 21st Congressional district in the November 4 election will face each other in a debate on KGET TV-17 in Bakersfield and KSEE 24 in Fresno. Democrat Amanda Renteria is challenging incumbent Republican David Valadao. 17’s Jim Scott and KSEE 24/KGPE 47’s Evan Onstott will moderate. This is your
DELANO, Calif. - The Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Club is holding their annual event this weekend in Delano, Sept. 12 - 14. The event will be held at Memorial Park and will include features in the exhibit building.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Creative children with a talent for drawing are encouraged to submit an entry to the Healthy Air Living Calendar contest. The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution District is looking for local children to contribute artwork acompanied with a clean-air message for a children's calendar promoting ways we can all live healthy air lives. The organization will select
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Local motorcyle enthusiasts revved up their engines and rode down the highway in a memorial one remembering those lost in 9/11. About 400 riders, many of them veterans, gathered last night at Bakersfield Harley Davidson and joined together as they filled the highway making their way to Shafter's Minter Field. This is the eighth year the memorial
The Great Kern County Fair is back in town and there are several concerts and exhibits new to this year's show. Check out the Kern County Fair calendar here for more info.
BAKERSFIELD, CA- California State University of Bakersfield students are heading back to campus on Monday, September 15 and will be greeted by the sound of construction. The new dorm project is well under way and is expected to open next January. Luxury living has almost arrived at CSUB thanks to a $41 million project financed by the chancellor's office. The
TEHACHAPI, CA - The bear was shot and killed at this corner, as residents nearby were told to stay inside. Police say they had to shoot it eight times to finally take it down. Take a look at this picture given to us by Stephanie Flores. She took this photo from her front door, as the bear sat on her porch watching