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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 ...

Highland High School hold plant sale to benefit Future Farmers of America program  KERO 23ABC News

Highland High School students held a plant sale on Saturday to benefit the school's Future Farmers of America program. Seniors in Highland's agricultural ...

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 ...

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 ...

Highland, Kern Valley set to square off for D-V softball title  The Bakersfield Californian

Highland High School and Kern Valley High School — two programs that have grown accustomed to winning on the softball field — square off Saturday for a ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Kern High School District offering free summer meals  KERO 23ABC News

With summer right around the corner, the Kern High School District is offering free meals to students to keep them fed while school is out. Anyone age 18 or ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Highland, East students walk out of class to protest DACA decision  Bakersfield Now

Students from Highland and East high schools walked out of class Thursday to protest the president's decision to end theDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...

DHS football competes in Battle in the Valley passing camp  The Bakersfield Californian

On Saturday, June 16, Delano High School football traveled to Fresno to compete in the annual Fresno State Battle in the Valley passing camp.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

CSUB event gives participants chance to pitch business ideas  The Bakersfield Californian

Local students and other members of the community are working together this weekend to increase their business experience and pitch their ideas.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Bakersfield's two-time Grammy winning jazz artist Gregory Porter comes home  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two-time Grammy winner Gregory Porter has performed in front of sold out crowds all over the world, from New York's Carnegie hall to ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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' ...

New year, new displays of brains and talent for Kern County students  The Bakersfield Californian

January commences five months of high energy, intense academic events and competitions administered by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office.

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.

New options for agriculture and welding may be available at THS soon  Tehachapi News

Members of the public called for bringing back agriculture and industrial trade related classes to Tehachapi High School at the Tuesday, Aug.14, regular school ...

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 ...

McCarthy honors 36 students, teachers with merit awards  The Bakersfield Californian

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R–Bakersfield, honored 18 high school students with the 23rd Congressional District of California Merit Award ...

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.

17-year-old suspect arrested in 18-year-old's murder  Bakersfield Now

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of shooting a young man found dead in an orchardoff Breckenridge Road.A farmworker discovered the body of ...

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, ...

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.

Jazz Star Gregory Porter Reflects On His Bakersfield Roots  Valley Public Radio

Gregory Porter is one of the brightest stars in the jazz world. Since he burst on the scene in 2010 with his critically acclaimed debut album Water ,

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

No 'Shh!' at this library  The Bakersfield Californian

The quiet library, with people silently reading and looking for books under the threat of an angry "Shh!" from the librarian could not be further from the ...

Academic Decathlon pushes students' knowledge to brink  The Bakersfield Californian

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Wet windy weather takes over Kern County  KERO 23ABC News

Yikes! Viewer Danny Galvis sent these photos in. Thanks Danny! Taken at Evadonna Rd. Image may contain: sky and outdoor. Image may contain: outdoor and ...

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.

TYF Tomahawks sweep season finale  Tehachapi News

Tehachapi Youth football's junior varsity Tomahawks have completed an undefeated season as all four TYF divisions look ahead to the playoffs.

cross  Vida en el Valle

Fresno High Warrior Evert Silva, Jr. confidently and aggressively cruised for the Central Section Division III cross country title.

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.

Winter Sports Preview: Warriors girls facing tough odds in upcoming hoops season  Tehachapi News

Warriors girls basketball faces some challenges this season.

Nation's Top 500 Boys XC Returnees For 2017

Check out the top 500 boys cross country returnees for the 2017 cross country season.

FINAL Top 500 Boys Cross Country Times In Nation For 2016 Season

Check out the final list of the top 500 boys cross country 5K times in the nation for the 2016 season.

Memorial gallery: January | Southern Idaho Local News  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.

Student Question | Should Schools Be Teaching, and Evaluating, Social-Emotional Skills Like 'Grit'?  New York Times

According to a recent article, more and more schools are pushing not just to teach, but also to measure students' social-emotional skills, like empathy and ...

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.

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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