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Mary Helen Barro, a candidate for the 23rd Congressional District, will hold an Open Town Hall Meeting for residents of the 23rd Congressional District from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the Auditorium at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2216 17th St. in Bakersfield.

I’m still patiently waiting for the day someone I personally know to crack the big leagues. I’ve known a few former players and swapped baseball stories. Nothing beats a good story from “the show,” as baseball players put it. But, I don’t have any active major leaguers in my contacts lists.

The Tehachapi Warriors mountain bike team competed in their fourth race of the season at Vail Lake in Southern California on April 14 and 15. After many left their snow-covered yards, they were greeted by 80-plus-degree sunshine.

The 2018 So Cal Level 5-10 Division 1 and JD State Gymnastics Championship was held March 16-18 at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. In attendance were five of Perfect 10’s Competitive Boys Team members. At this competition, all five gymnasts had the opportunity to qualify to the 2018 Men’s Re…

Karen Jackson took this photo in Stallion Springs of a resting Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) on the roof of her home. Karen said that during the day Gray Foxes often rest on the roof. This provides some measure of safety for the diminutive Gray Foxes, which are only about the size of a…

There are 270 state parks in the California State Park system, and one of the most protected and exclusive is located here in Tehachapi. Known as Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park, it was established in December 1993 to preserve ancient village and ceremonial sites of the Kawaiisu (Nüwa) Indian…

Encompassing more than 275 square miles with a population of more than 36,880people according to the 2010 census, the Greater Tehachapi area includes the City of Tehachapi as well as a number of unincorporated communities and areas within the ZIP code 93561.

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