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Ronald Warkentin Obituary - Bakersfield, CA | Bakersfield Californian

RONALD A. WARKENTIN 1950 - 2019 Ron Warkentin was born on March 14, 1950, to Katherine (nee Bestvater) and Aaron F. Warkentin of Shafter, California.

Shafter High student dies after crash in Shafter  KERO 23ABC News

KCSO has released the identity of a teenager that died after a crash in Shafter. The crash happened on October 29 around 3:30 p.m. 16-year-old Jair Ignacio ...

Shafter High locked down after reports of police pursuit  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (8:45 a.m.): The lock down at Shafter High has been lifted.

Shafter High School graduate overcomes adversity  KERO 23ABC News

The road leading up to Andrea Meza's high school graduation was not an easy one. She was bullied when she first moved to Shafter from Mexico in sixth grade.

Local News KERN BACK IN BUSINESS: Growing Shafter's jobs Scott Sheahen 8:22 AM, Oct 29  KERO 23ABC News

Shafter recently celebrated its first centennial. Founded in 1913 the 19,000 person city has its roots in oil and agricultural. As Shafter moves deeper into its ...

Wrestling: Righetti wins CIF Central Section championship  Santa Maria Times

SHAFTER — The Warriors have claimed their first CIF Central Section title.

RFK advances to Division V championship with blowout win over Caruthers  The Bakersfield Californian

On Friday night, the Kennedy Thunderbird Football Team loaded a charter bus to travel to Caruthers to take on the 12-0 Blue Raiders in the semifinals of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

BPD says social media threat about school shooting is believed to be a hoax  KERO 23ABC News

A social media post threatening a shooting at "SHS" is making the rounds on social media.

Where to celebrate the 4th of July and watch fireworks in Kern County  KERO 23ABC News

Celebrate the Fourth of July right here in Kern County! **If you know of any other events, send them our way!** BAKERSFIELD: An All American Saturday Night ...

Shafter High School hosts Geek Streak 5k  The Bakersfield Californian

Shafter High School will be hosting its second annual GEEK Streak 5K Run on Jan. 23.

Shafter pours it on against rival Wasco | Sports  The Bakersfield Californian

It was one giant party at Shafter on Friday night. At least for the home team.

Fourth of July in Kern County: Where to see fireworks  KGET 17

Bakersfield: 4th of July Celebration at Spectrum Amphitheatre Wednesday, July 4 Music by Mento Buru at 7 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Spectrum Amphitheatre ...

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 trustees choose new boundaries for five high schools  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern High School District Trustees voted Monday to change the boundaries of five northwest Bakersfield high schools, sending Centennial High School students ...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Pierucci ready to bring alma mater back to prominance  The Bakersfield Californian

The last two years for Jerald Pierucci were not ideal, but they did clear the way for the 1994 Shafter graduate to return to his alma mater.

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.

DELANO RAMBLINGS: BC's Guzman lays out five-year vision  The Bakersfield Californian

Abel Guzman is the Executive Director-Rural Initiatives leader of the Bakersfield College Delano campus.

KHSD students recognized for achievements at PEAAK Awards  The Bakersfield Californian

Select county high school students were given the Oscars treatment on Wednesday for their hard work this school year.

Lucas Lucero steps down as Independence football coach  The Bakersfield Californian

All things considered, Lucas Lucero had a solid three-year run as head football coach at Independence High School.

Shafter has festival down to a fine art  The Bakersfield Californian

The arts descend again on Shafter this spring with the annual Colours Festival, which kicks off Thursday.

High school students teach younger ones about energy science  The Bakersfield Californian

Eighth-graders from Lakeside School learned more about energy science on Thursday.

KHSD places another acting police chief on leave  The Bakersfield Californian

David Edmiston, the longtime Kern High School District police officer named acting chief after whistleblower Joseph Lopeteguy was placed on leave this year, ...

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

Mira Monte High School graduated 530 students on May 30 on the Mira Monte football field. The school's 10th graduating class was just short of last year's total ...

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, ...

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 ...

Breaks don’t fall Shafter’s way in semifinals loss to Firebaugh  The Bakersfield Californian

SHAFTER — Some nights the ball just doesn't bounce a team's way.

Assistant principal arrested for DUI, second alcohol related arrest in two years  Bakersfield Now

A recently named assistant principal at Foothill High School finds himself on the wrong side of the law. According to Kern County Superior Court records, Octavio ...

Students create book highlighting people who make Bakersfield special  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield has traditionally had a bit of a perception problem.

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' ...

Several Kern High School District schools recognized by PBIS Coalition  Bakersfield Now

Several Kern High School District schools are being recognized by the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports Coalition.The PBIS is an approach for ...

Grape growers commission awards more than $100,000 in scholarships to local students  KGET 17

The California Table Grape Commission awarded more than $100000 in college scholarships to local high school students and graduates.

BC Strength and Conditioning Coach Zack Peters excited for 2018 season  KGET 17

Shafter High School graduate Zack Peters is in his third year as the head of Strength and Conditioning at Bakersfield College.

Arts alive at Shafter Colours Festival  The Bakersfield Californian

Shafter Colours Festival kicks off this week but organizers want you to know there's more in store. The community's growing arts scene will not be contained to ...

PETE TITTL: The Shafter mom-and-pop stop with killer shakes  The Bakersfield Californian

Reader Basil Zervis recently tipped me off to two humble north Kern eateries that draw crowds of Shafter's discerning diners already. Will Bakersfield residents ...

Former CSUB men's basketball coach Pat Wennihan remembered as mild-mannered, impactful  The Bakersfield Californian

Pat Wennihan never yelled. He was a gentle, mild-mannered man that liked to have fun. Above all, he was modest — except when it came to his deep jumpers ...

Thousands of students storm Rabobank Arena for College Night  The Bakersfield Californian

Future college students packed Rabobank Arena Monday evening for the 19th Annual Kern County College Night.

Whistle-blowing KHSD police chief takes leave, replacement appointed  The Bakersfield Californian

Joseph Lopeteguy, the Kern High School District Police Department chief who blew the whistle on alleged administrative misuse of a law enforcement database, ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Welcome back to Roosevelt School, kids  The Bakersfield Californian

Wednesday was the first day of class at Roosevelt Elementary School in Bakersfield's Oleander district. There were plenty of smiles, tears, greetings and ...

Man who died in fatal crash was from Fresno  The Bakersfield Californian

The Fresno man killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 43 north of Munzer Road in Buttonwillow Wednesday has been identified as 27-year-old Mario Ruiz, ...

TBC EXCLUSIVE: Emails reveal disagreement, insensitivity over tasing of BHS student  The Bakersfield Californian

When 17-year-old Bakersfield High School student Tyson Reed was taken to the ground by a Kern High School District police officer and tased twice in 2015 ...

Two killed in Oildale crash Monday in which vehicle split apart  The Bakersfield Californian

Two people died in a crash in Oildale Monday evening in which they were ejected from a vehicle that split into two sections, according to the California Highway ...

Man arrested in robbery of Wasco smoke shop  The Bakersfield Californian

Deputies have arrested a man accused of robbing a Wasco smoke shop.

CESAREO GARASA: Workshop jazzed about new digs at Temblor  The Bakersfield Californian

Like a pack of funky nomads, the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop has managed to go from venue to venue while keeping it's "all about the jazz" mantra alive and ...

Ex-NFL player killed by deputy in Bakersfield  San Jose Mercury News

BAKERSFIELD — Life in Bakersfield after a brief NFL stint had not been kind to running back David Lee “Deacon” Turner. After at least two dozen run-ins with ...

Tools of the trade  The Bakersfield Californian

As the 90-degree weather crept over Shafter before 10 a.m. on a recent summer day, Eli Espericueta wiped sweat off his forehead as he looked out into 160 ...

Wasco Union High celebrates 100 years  The Bakersfield Californian

Wasco Union High School, which turned 100 years old this year, is a far cry from the campus it was when it was established in 1915.

County investigating unknown illness at Brookdale Riverwalk  The Bakersfield Californian

The Kern County Public Health department is investigating the case of 32 Brookdale Riverwalk seniors getting sick between Nov. 30 and Dec. 2.

Honor veterans with local events this weekend  The Bakersfield Californian

Whether you are a veteran yourself or just want to thank them for their *service*, there are several ways to celebrate Veterans Day this weekend.

Stockdale wins mock trial championship | News  The Bakersfield Californian

Stockdale High School claimed victory in a close showdown round to win the 2018 Kern County Mock Trial Super Saturday held Saturday at Kern County ...

Federal judge approves new district boundaries; 3 supervisors face November election  The Bakersfield Californian

Latino voters in Kern County now have the opportunity to tap unprecedented political power.

Two arrested in killing of man whose body was found inside burned vehicle  The Bakersfield Californian

Detectives have arrested two men in connection with the killing of a man whose body was found inside a burned vehicle earlier this month.

North High legend Eliades dies at 93  The Bakersfield Californian

Anyone compiling a list of North High School's most influential people would put Jordan “Turk” Eliades in the top spot.

Brimhall goes under the jackhammer again  The Bakersfield Californian

Brimhall Road has been torn up again. Less than two years after the road was resurfaced, a trench has been opened on Brimhall's northern edge, roughly ...

Man fatally shot in east Bakersfield | Breaking  The Bakersfield Californian

A man was shot and killed early Monday in east Bakersfield, deputies said.

Court this week: Preliminary hearings for Tehachapi man accused of misusing public funds, man who bit police dog following chase  The Bakersfield Californian

A former general manager of the Mountain Meadows Community Services District in Tehachapi is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Thursday on charges ...

Bakersfield pot dispensary raided for second time in one month  The Bakersfield Californian

Two marijuana dispensaries were raided by Kern County Sheriff's deputies Friday resulting in the seizure of nearly 80 pounds of marijuana, with a street value of ...

Two men assaulted employees during robbery of southwest Bakersfield business, police say  The Bakersfield Californian

Two men assaulted employees as they robbed a business in southwest Bakersfield, police said.

Man shot dead by CHP on Interstate 5 has been identified  The Bakersfield Californian

A Lancaster man who was shot dead by California Highway Patrol officers after claiming he had a gun has been identified.

He 'saved my life and lost his:' Victims killed in the Las Vegas shooting  WJLA

A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 ...

Go Fourth and celebrate: Kern's fireworks displays are here ...  The Bakersfield Californian

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, it's time to start making plans for how you'll celebrate America's independence.

New Kern County district lines shift political power  The Bakersfield Californian

The change in Kern County's political districts triggered by the settlement of a federal lawsuit could create havoc in county politics this year.

DELANO RAMBLINGS: New head football coach expected to be named  The Bakersfield Californian

When the Delano Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees meets on Tuesday, Feb. 13, it is expected that an announcement will be made on the new ...

Bakersfield prepares to change recycling program in response to market downturn  The Bakersfield Californian

The city of Bakersfield plans to re-evaluate its curbside recycling program with potential changes coming that could include rate hikes or limitations to what ...

Kern County names Teachers of the Year  The Bakersfield Californian

Stockdale High School graphic arts teacher Matthew Dills and Zephyr Lane Elementary School STEAM teacher Renee Wells were named the 2015-2016 Kern ...

Valley fever killed six, infected 1,900 last year in Kern County  The Bakersfield Californian

Valley fever is reaching epidemic proportions and researchers aren't sure why.

TRAXXAS Monster Truck Tour to return in January  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield is used to seeing a Zamboni being driven in Rabobank Arena but, come January, much bigger vehicles will be taking over the place.

Kern judge issues final judgment in Tastries case  The Bakersfield Californian

Final judgment has been issued by a Kern County judge in the case of a local baker who received national attention after she refused to make a wedding cake ...

New assistant presiding judge selected for Kern County Superior Court  The Bakersfield Californian

Judge Judith K. Dulcich has been unanimously selected as the next assistant presiding judge of Kern County Superior Court.

Local author delves deeper into WWII's Eastern Front  The Bakersfield Californian

Craig Luther, who has lived in Tehachapi about 20 years, has authored multiple books, taken trips to Germany and Russia and met with World War II veterans ...

Quadruple threat in the mock-trial competition polishes her game in federal court  The Bakersfield Californian

Hope Wearing, four weeks removed from Centennial High School, stood before Federal Magistrate Jennifer Thurston Wednesday in downtown Bakersfield and ...

While rarely used, gun violence restraining orders are an option for those concerned about a family member  The Bakersfield Californian

Family members who fear a relative may hurt themselves — or another person — have an option available that's rarely used and which the general public may ...

CSUB president reflects on legacy of MLK Jr.  The Bakersfield Californian

Cal State Bakersfield President Horace Mitchell remembers exactly where he was when he first heard the news of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination on April ...

Lamont administrator resigns under pressure  The Bakersfield Californian

Under threat of a potential lawsuit and mounting pressure from frustrated community members, Lamont School District Assistant Superintendent Jose Santos ...

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

Warriors girls basketball faces some challenges this season.

D.A. Green to retire in 2018, sparking potentially competitive race  The Bakersfield Californian

District Attorney Lisa Green will not run for re-election in 2018, she said Monday, setting up what could be a very competitive race to be Kern County's top ...

Ad infinitum: Super Bowl commercials — and much more — filmed at Tejon Ranch  The Bakersfield Californian

The Super Bowl might be a football game, but there's no denying the athletes share the spotlight with the commercials. For many, the elaborate, funny or ...

Wife of correctional officer charged with murder disputes information contained in police reports  The Bakersfield Californian

Sandra Sanchez's lover is dead and her husband facing the possibility of life in prison after being charged with his murder.

Is fireplace culture changing amid valley air woes?  The Bakersfield Californian

When longtime Bakersfield resident Tim Stonelake wants to start a fire in his home hearth, he relies on just one kind of fuel:

Fox Theater Foundation responds to question of missing $154,000  The Bakersfield Californian

Fox Theater Foundation officials declined to comment in recent days on allegations that $154000 in ticket sales went missing following recent events at the ...

Accused killer of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich ordered held on $2 million bail  The Bakersfield Californian

A man charged in the killing of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich was ordered held on $2 million bail Tuesday as his arraignment was postponed to next week ...

Kern supervisors — bombarded by emails and calls — drop monument proposal  The Bakersfield Californian

Two fundamental visions for how to manage forests — specifically the Giant Sequoia National Monument — clashed around the Kern County Board of ...

Fire breaks out in Stallion Springs overnight  The Bakersfield Californian

A grass fire in the Stallion Springs area that started at about 10 p.m. Thursday in the southeastern part of Stallion Springs near Bold Venture was contained to ...

Billboard aims to save human trafficking victims  The Bakersfield Californian

The coalition of groups fighting human trafficking in Kern County and throughout the San Joaquin Valley gathered in a dirt lot on Brundage Lane Wednesday ...

Tehachapi crime hit record low in 2017  The Bakersfield Californian

Crimes in Tehachapi including murder, aggravated assault and robbery dropped to an all-time low in 2017, according to the Tehachapi Police Department.

Selma Bears girls basketball ready for 2014-15 season | Selma Enterprise  Hanford Sentinel

Success has been the norm for Coach Paul Romig and the Selma Girls basketball team over the past three seasons.

What has Kevin McCarthy done for the district?  The Bakersfield Californian

Some question how much Congressman Kevin McCarthy has done for his district while rising in Washington, especially compared to his predecessor, Bill ...

Fuzzy recollections: Birthday for Bakersfield Sound pioneer  The Bakersfield Californian

When you get up in years, it tends to be the people who don't come to your birthday party you think about most. That's how it is with Fuzzy Owen, the Bakersfield ...

Six inmates injured during Tehachapi prison riot  The Bakersfield Californian

Six inmates were injured — including one who was shot in the buttocks — during a riot Sunday afternoon at California Correctional Institution Tehachapi.

Photo Gallery: Red Simpson To Be Honored At Rasmussen Senior Center  The Bakersfield Californian

A bronze sign honoring one of the Bakersfield Sound creators, Red Simpson, will be placed in front of the Rasmussen Senior Center where he regularly played ...

Awake brain mapping makes for some potentially entertaining surgery  San Francisco Chronicle

Bruce Hill was doing some Monday morning proselytizing about his Mormon faith, which is not unusual except that his skull was spread open and Dr. Mitchel S.

Arvin gang members convicted of attempted murder | Breaking  The Bakersfield Californian

Two Arvin gang members face life terms in prison after a jury found them guilty Friday of attempted murder and related offenses.

Brian 'Head' Welch on being a dad and the search for 'Happily Ever After'  The Bakersfield Californian

“Happily Ever After” is a cool name for a rock album and how most fairy-tales end, but don't look for it in life, or at least not in the life of Korn guitarist Brian “Head” ...

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