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BC's Early College program to start at Shafter High  The Bakersfield Californian

Students at Shafter High School have the opportunity to get an early start on their college degrees or certificates through a new partnership with Bakersfield ...

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.

Great sportsmanship on display between rivals Wasco and Shafter  KGET 17

Rivals Wasco and Shafter faced off on the court, but the biggest moment came towards the end of the game in a blowout. Wasco ended up winning the game ...

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.

KHSD honors its high-achieving students in athletics, community activities  KGET 17

Some Kern High School District students were honored for going above and beyond during the school year. KHSD hosted its 9th Annual PEAAK Awards on ...

Shafter hosts Cinco de Mayo celebrations  KGET 17

The City of Shafter kicked off the Cinco de Mayo weekend in Kern County. The city hosted its annual Cinco de Mayo Saturday morning. People from across the ...

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 | High School  Santa Maria Times

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

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.

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 ...

Garces Memorial to kick off high school graduations Tuesday  The Bakersfield Californian

High school commencement season will get underway Tuesday as Garces Memorial High School seniors get ready to turn their tassels to the left side of 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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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."

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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: 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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' ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

CHP: Woman struck and killed by car in Kernville  KGET 17

A Riverside woman died of her injuries after getting hit by a pickup truck trying to avoid her in Kernville.

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 ...

A Fresno State fan was so excited for the ‘Dogs bowl win, he broke his leg  KGET 17

A Fresno State fan is leaving the Las Vegas Bowl game a cheerful fan, but he is also coming home with a broken leg.

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.

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 ...

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Beale Park Band and more  The Bakersfield Californian

When the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday like it does this year, the holiday fun starts over an unofficial long weekend, even if you do still have to.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Warriors girls basketball faces some challenges this season.

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 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.

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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