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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.

Shafter High student dies after crash in Shafter KCSO has released the identity of a teenager  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Shafter's Richland School District might need new superintendent  Bakersfield Now

A special board meeting is scheduled Tuesday night in the Richland School District, where officials are expected to take up the employment of Superintendent ...

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' ...

Multiple school districts closed or delayed due to fog and flooding  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (Feb. 1, 2017, 8:35 a.m.): Caliente Union School District has announced that Piute Mountain School is closed today due to flooding and debris.

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.

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 ...

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.

List: Fourth of July events around Kern County  Bakersfield Now

Folks around Kern County are gearing up for the Fourth of July.The Bakersfield Fire Department reminds people to practice safety and use only legal fireworks at ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

Warriors girls basketball faces some challenges this season.

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

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

Bears tire out in home game against Kerman Lions  Hanford Sentinel

Although expectation levels were running high, the stands at Staley Stadium were filled with roaring fans and the Selma High varsity cheerleaders and Bears ...

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.

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