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PHOTO GALLERY: Highland High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School graduated some 440 students on Thursday at Rabobank Theater in downtown Bakersfield. The theater was packed, the audience ...

Bakersfield native keeps the Navy’s newest, most advanced helicopters flying  KGET 17

By Dusty Good, Navy Office of Community Outreach MAYPORT, Fla. – A 2005 Highland High School graduate and Bakersfield native is serving with a U.S. Navy ...

Students at Highland told they cannot wear military stoles during graduation  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School parents were told their children cannot wear military stoles with their academic regalia during Thursday's graduation, having many believe ...

Highland principal: 'My heart is heavy to think that people believe I am not supportive of our military'  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School Principal Debra Vigstrom said it was not her intention to offend "our students who are enlisting and especially our military community and ...

Former Highland High vice principal accused of sexually abusing minor  KERO 23ABC News

The former vice principal at Highland High School is being accused of sexually abusing a former student. Court documents obtained by 23ABC accuse Mark ...

Meet the 2019 Highland Hall of Fame class  The Bakersfield Californian

The Highland High School Celebrating Scots Hall of Fame Dinner is scheduled for April 27 at Bakersfield Country Club.

PHOTO GALLERY: Highland High School graduation 2018 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School graduated 425 students on May 31 at Rabobank Theater. The school's 46th graduating class merited nearly $500000 in scholarships and ...

Another lawsuit accuses KHSD of turning a blind eye to teacher misconduct  The Bakersfield Californian

At least the fourth lawsuit in a month was filed this week claiming the Kern High School District could have prevented alleged sexual misconduct between a ...

KHSD superintendent recognizes 118 top students  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District honored 118 students with the highest grade point average from the class of 2019 Thursday during the Superintendent's First In ...

ICYMI: See hundreds of high school graduation photos from across greater Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

It's a grand time for celebration as high school seniors become graduates. Check out our extensive photo galleries — you may just find your friends and loved ...

Graduation 2015: Highland High School photo gallery  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High's Class of 2015 held its graduation Thursday night at the Rabobank Theater and Convention Center.

Game on: KHSD schools prepare to battle it out in largest eSports tournament in Kern County history  The Bakersfield Californian

It's five against five in a game that can be described as Capture the Flag. Students from Kern High School District strategize and work together with their ...

Thespians, athletes, scholars honored at annual PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern High School District's annual PEAAK Awards were the hottest ticket in town Wednesday, giving some of Hollywood's most prestigious award shows a ...

Academic Decathlon tests students' knowledge on the groovy '60s  The Bakersfield Californian

After studying World War II and Africa the past two years for the Kern County Academic Decathlon, high-school students had a more groovy topic to learn about ...

Local high schools to hold graduation ceremonies  KGET 17

Local high schoolers will begin the next phases of their lives when they graduate beginning this week. Seniors from Garces Memorial High School will be first ...

PHOTO GALLERY: North High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

North High school graduated 376 students on May 30 at Rabobank Arena. This was the first North High graduation ceremony to be held at the arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ridgeview High School graduation 2019 | Multimedia  The Bakersfield Californian

Ridgeview High School graduated 623 students on Wednesday at the school's football field. It is one of the school's largest graduating classes, according to ...

New Delano Joint Union High School District superintendent talks mission  The Bakersfield Californian

For Jason Garcia, superintendent of Delano Joint Union High School District since December, two moments in time helped him secure his educational career.

PHOTO GALLERY: Wasco High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Wasco High School graduated 335 students on Thursday at the high school's football stadium. Proud parents and family showed up in force and wearing their ...

Centennial High School mock trial team wins local competition, heads to state  The Bakersfield Californian

Competing against 19 other local schools, Centennial High School's team won the 2019 Kern County Mock Trial Super Saturday event this weekend. The team ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Tehachapi High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Tehachapi High School held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Thursday at Coy Burnett Stadium. The class numbered 258, which included Leslie ...

Suspect in California high school shooting is 14  KERO 23ABC News

A 14-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of shooting a teen in the arm at a Southern California high school Friday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Golden Valley High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

A packed, overflow house was attendance for Golden Valley High School's 2019 graduation ceremony Thursday night at Bulldog Stadium.

DELANO RAMBLINGS: School district names new superintendent  The Bakersfield Californian

Jason Garcia has been named new superintendent of the Delano Joint Union High School District. His appointment was made by the school board at its Dec.

McCarthy to present Kern County students with 2019 Merit Award  The Bakersfield Californian

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will present Kern County students with the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award at 4 p.m. Friday at the ...

Bakersfield, McFarland instructors selected as Kern County Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

Students from Juliet Thorner Elementary School and Browning Road STEAM Academy are going to have to buy several shiny red apples because teachers from ...

Highland High School continues to mourn the death of a freshman student involved in an accident  KERO 23ABC News

Students at Highland High School continue to mourn the loss of 14-year-old freshman Anneliese White, who was hit and killed in Northeast Bakersfield.

Rollin the Streets of Bakersfield for annual robotics competition  The Bakersfield Californian

At an upcoming robotics competition, teams will use robots they have built to play a game called "Turning Point." It's a complex game, with flags, caps, balls and ...

HERB BENHAM: Good as money  The Bakersfield Californian

He's way too modest to think I'd write about him, but I'm not waiting until he's dead. As fit and healthy as he is, he will probably outlive me and.

Kern Catholic Prayer Breakfast coming up March 21

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – The Kern Catholic Prayer Breakfast is coming up Thursday, March 21, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 900 H St. The event ...

ROBERT PRICE: Parker Chamberlin case ended very differently than another teen's matricide  The Bakersfield Californian

Originally published Feb. 10, 2006. The teen-age son crept into his mother's bedroom and, for a moment, watched her lying there in the semi-darkness of the ...

From Guam to Princeton: Foothill senior has eyes set on Ivy League after life's long journey  The Bakersfield Californian

Finding out whether or not one has been accepted to a university is a momentous occasion, especially if it is a "dream school."

Thousands honor those who served at Bakersfield's Veterans Day Parade  The Bakersfield Californian

Thousands of locals lined the streets of downtown Bakersfield on Monday morning to enjoy the city's annual Veterans Day Parade.

Action Sports owner Kerry Ryan has survived, thrived in a scary retail market  The Bakersfield Californian

Kerry Ryan is defying industry odds. His independently owned Action Sports in Bakersfield is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Located at 9500 Brimhall Road, ...

Centennial graduate helps Brewers reach MLB postseason  The Bakersfield Californian

As the Milwaukee Brewers get ready to take the field in the 2018 Major League Baseball postseason, a Bakersfield native will be joining them and could very ...

14-year-old suspect arrested in Palmdale high school shooting  Bakersfield Now

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) A 14-year-old used a rifle to shoot a classmate in the arm Friday at their high school in California and dumped the gun in the desert ...

Bakersfield bouquet: Stoller was born to make Sextant wine — and share it  The Bakersfield Californian

Like most of us, Craig Stoller likes to get away from it all once in a while. He loves his work, but even the wine business can become grueling. He.

Olivia's journey: 3-year-old conquered a rare disorder all with a smile on her face  The Bakersfield Californian

Though they may be small and have a lot of learning to do, children are capable of incredible feats, big and small, every day.

LIST: Free summer meals for kids in Kern County  KGET 17

Several school districts are taking part in offering free meals to children when classes are not in session. Kern High School District The Kern High School District ...

COMMUNITY VOICES: A school run amok: A counselor's perspective  The Bakersfield Californian

I received a call from a parent of one of my Bakersfield High School freshmen last week. “My daughter needs to go on independent studies,” she said. “She hates ...

Local high school graduations begin this week, continue through early June  The Bakersfield Californian

Expect plenty of tears, hugs and smiles on the part of both students and parents the next few weeks as high school graduations are celebrated throughout Kern ...

Reports: Wife of Korn frontman dies at 39  The Bakersfield Californian

Multiple news organizations are reporting that Deven Davis, the wife of Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, has died. She was 39.

Kern High School District releases 2016 graduation schedule  Bakersfield Now

With graduation season approaching, the Kern High School District has released a commencement schedule.They are as follows:Arvin High School: Friday, ...

Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra prepares for trip, performance at Wakayama, Japan  The Bakersfield Californian

Every four to five years, the Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra embarks on a tour outside the county to share the accomplished group's harmonies and ...

A Bakersfield success story, made to Porter  The Bakersfield Californian

There was probably little evidence that a myth was in the making that night in 1980-something at Highland, but this would go down as a high school talent show ...

STEVE FLORES: Highland football team loses game but wins hearts  The Bakersfield Californian

I was approached last summer by Highland High School football head varsity coach Mike Gutierrez with the idea of purchasing specially designed football ...

Three Kern County baseball teams make CIF Central Section Finals  KERO 23ABC News

Three Kern County high school baseball teams will square off in the California Interscholastic Federation, CIF, Central Sectional Finals. In Division I baseball, ...

Bakersfield ranked 4th least educated city in America  Bakersfield Now

A new WalletHub study finds that Bakersfield ranks as the fourth least-educated city in America.The least-educated metro area in America is Visalia-Porterville, ...

Celebrating high school graduates! Check out our online photo galleries  The Bakersfield Californian

Thousands of Kern County high school seniors are graduating this week. The Californian has been at these ceremonies to capture lots of special moments.

Orange Belt Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Jewelia Maniss  Porterville Recorder

Heart over height: Porterville's Jewelia Maniss played big for EYL champion PanthersListed at 5-foot-7, Porterville High School's Jewelia Maniss is obviously not ...

PEAAK Awards highlight student involvement; list of winners  KGET 17

Last night was dedicated to honoring students in the Kern High School District who stand out from the rest. The district held its 8th annual P.E.A.A.K. Awards ...

Surprise! Two Kern County students receive $180,000 scholarships to pursue sky-high dreams  The Bakersfield Californian

These scholarships aren't peanuts. An East Bakersfield High School student and a Highland High School student were each surprised with $180,000 checks ...

Commemorating Columbine, students walk out of Bakersfield schools to protest at lightly attended rally  The Bakersfield Californian

Fewer than 40 students turned out to a rally and march in Bakersfield Friday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre and ...

Kat Clowes  The Bakersfield Californian

36, founder and CEO of March Consulting. To march is to move forward with a sense of purpose and direction. The month of March is when college acceptance ...

VIDEO: Special needs students shine in Tuesday night basketball game  The Bakersfield Californian

It was a touching moment Tuesday night at Foothill, when the Trojans and Highland High School squared off in boys basketball.

2018 Kern County Spring Sports All-League teams  The Bakersfield Californian

All league teams are voted on by coaches in each league and are not the same as the BVarsity All-Area teams that will be unveiled this week. For errors and.

STEVE FLORES: Game inspires Dad’s spirit  The Bakersfield Californian

It was a proud moment for my niece Rachelle and her husband, David Yubeta. Their son, Josh, was drafted to play in this year's U.S. Army All-Star Bowl at ...

Bakersfield, Delano teachers take home Teacher of the Year awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Two Kern County teachers — one from Bakersfield and the other from Delano — have been chosen as winners of the Kern County Superintendent of Schools' ...

Homeless hero: It wasn't until his tragic death that his story was told  The Bakersfield Californian

Four years ago Sergio Mendoza should have been hailed a hero.

North High School students brought Nazi flag to campus in protest of gay pride symbols  The Bakersfield Californian

A group of North High School students brought a Nazi flag to campus and flew it around the quad Thursday, apparently as a protest against a school policy that ...

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Boys In XC  MileSplit

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UPDATE: One man dead after he was shot in east Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE on 10/8: Police say the man who was shot Saturday night on South King Street and East 3rd Street has died. Police found him suffering from multiple ...

Congressman McCarthy awards local student and teachers  Bakersfield Now

Some Kern County students and teachers were honored Thursday night for their excellence in the classroom.Rep. Kevin McCarthy presented the 23rd ...

HERB BENHAM: Educators and the lessons that last  The Bakersfield Californian

Her name was Betty Jean Hollins but we knew her as Ms. Mosley. She was all business, not to be trifled with and demanded more effort from her students than.

Vigil held for girl hit and killed by vehicle  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (Nov. 29, 2016, 3:43 p.m.): Anneliese White, 14, has been confirmed as the victim of this pedestrian vs. vehicle accident. White was a freshman at ...

Academic Decathlon pushes students' knowledge to brink  The Bakersfield Californian

Exothermic nuclear reactions release energy most in the form of … what?

Former BC, Centennial star will be inducted into JUCO Hall of Fame  The Bakersfield Californian

Brandon Kurtz, a local Centennial High School and Bakersfield College standout, will be recognized as one of California's finest junior college athletes ever on ...

Scots, Wolf Pack set to square off after Round 1 playoff wins  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland baseball lived up to its billing as a No. 5 seed in the Central Section Division III playoff bracket, beating No. 12 Visalia-Golden West 7-3 on Tuesday.

2018 20 Under 40 People to Watch | Bakersfield Life |  The Bakersfield Californian

Entering its sixth year, the 20 Under 40 People to Watch continues to showcase the rising stars of our community. They are proof that age is just a number and.

15 Basketball High School Phenoms Who Never Made It In The NBA (And 5 Who Became Bigger Stars)  TheSportster

There are some basketball high school phenoms that simply never take that next step at the pro level, whereas others are even better as pros.

Mother of slain combat veteran taking on mission of her own  The Bakersfield Californian

A young combat veteran was laid to rest before his time Friday.

From Bakersfield's baseball family, to big-league bullpen catcher  The Bakersfield Californian

For about eight months a year, Octavio Martinez works in Major League Baseball. And for the other four, he's back in Bakersfield, his hometown.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Exec Profile: Eric Shumate  The Bakersfield Californian

About the company: Headquartered in Bakersfield, Mission Bancorp is the parent holding company of two wholly owned subsidiaries, Mission Bank and Mission ...

Final Lessons: Teachers send off seniors with lasting impressions  The Bakersfield Californian

Pick a question — any question — and ask it. That's what Stockdale High School AP English teacher Andrew Chilton proposed to his departing seniors this year, ...

Family mourns the death of loved ones after fatal Friday crash  Bakersfield Now

Family members remember 19-year-old Moequice Turner-Wright and 16-year-old Dashun Sutton, who died in a fiery crash in northeast Bakersfield on Friday.

Hundreds participate in march advocating for gun control  The Bakersfield Californian

Hundreds of people took to the streets on Saturday with signs in hand expressing their desire for change when it comes to gun control.

Bakersfield National Cemetery to hold Memorial Day weekend ceremony  Tehachapi News

The Bakersfield National Cemetery and the Bakersfield National Cemetery Support Committee will hold a Memorial Day weekend tribute on Saturday, May 26.

Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.

L.A. executive named Kern county administrative officer  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County supervisors on Tuesday announced the appointment of an out-of-towner with local roots and experience as the new county administrative officer.

The Nation's Up-And-Coming Girls High Jumpers  MileSplit

Take a look at the next big names in the girls high jump.

Riverlakes Galleria brings new, old favorite businesses to northwest  The Bakersfield Californian

If we build it, they will come. That's what brothers Cyrus and Darius Mojibi thought when they purchased the 23-acre plot of land on the southwest corner of ...

They, too, were first: Shell, Larwood, others on women in politics  The Bakersfield Californian

American women have been allowed to vote since 1920, but their election to political offices has been slow and sporadic. Writing recently in The Sacramento ...

Luis Grijalva earns his state track title; Viveros celebrates birthday with a podium finish  Vida en el Valle

State track and field championships produces winners.

Victims identified in fatal weekend crashes | Local News  Santa Maria Times

Local law enforcement is investigating two separate fatal vehicle crashes in the area on Saturday for which information is starting to trickle out but are still mostly ...

2 teens killed in car crash on Fairfax Road  Bakersfield Now

A tragic accident on Fairfax Road takes the lives of two teens, while another walks away and another is injured.

McCarthy announces Service Academies nominees  The Bakersfield Californian

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, on Friday announced his nominations to the United States Services Academies.

BC's Foss has plenty to cheer about after up-and-down journey  The Bakersfield Californian

Incoming Bakersfield College cheer coach Heather Foss is everything you would expect from a person her position. Her personality: bubbly and peppy, with a ...

Fastest Valley cross country runners are friends, won't race against each other due to different division  Vida en el Valle

The two fastest runners at the Central Section Cross Country Championships Thursday at Woodward Park won't be racing against each other any time soon.

OLIVIA GARCIA: USDA shares tips for a food-safe Thanksgiving  The Bakersfield Californian

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many families have started making their hosting plans, and one big item on the to-do list is preparing the turkey.

The Top 1,000 Returning Junior Girls In XC  MileSplit

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20 Under 40 People to Watch  The Bakersfield Californian

These individuals are changing the face of Bakersfield. The young professionals highlighted in Bakersfield Life's third annual 20 Under 40 People to Watch ...

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

Keven James Baird, 1965-2017  Tehachapi News

On Oct. 1, 2017, Keven James Baird, husband of Michelle Renee Baird of Stallion Springs, Tehachapi, suffered a heart attack and passed away while attending ...

Veteran's parents mourn  Renegade Rip

Bakersfield College suffered a loss on Feb. 4 when a student, Timothy L. Legget Jr., 25, took his own life. He was a U.S. Army veteran who was in the military for ...

California Table Grape Growers Archives  California Ag Today

California's table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to seven students in grape growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California ...

Mt. SAC XC Legacy Team Scores: Best Boys Squads Of Past Five Years

We combined team scores to include athletes who raced from 2011 to 2015.

Selma boys basketball takes second at Lujan Tournament  Hanford Sentinel

The Selma Bears boys basketball team fought hard and showed that they could be one of the teams to beat in Division III as they took second place in the.

Chow Time? Veterans Affairs Serving Dangerously Raw, Expired Food To Veterans

One Veterans Affairs hospital previously plagued with repeated scandals is in the news again today for serving raw and expired food to veterans and staff.

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