BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - It's an annual event that empowers hundreds of women to make the most of their careers.
The 25th annual Bakersfield Women's Business Conference kicked-off Thursday morning with tickets sold out before the doors opened.
Organizer's say more than 1,300 local ladies are taking part in the conference with keynote speaker Randi Zuckerberg .
Back in 1989 organizer's say it started as a meeting between 12 bold women and one supportive man.
A quarter of a century later, hundreds of women are looking to the future with this year's theme "the next 25 years".
Bill would separate KMC from county supervision
A new bill heading to Governor Brown would allow the Kern County Board of Supervisors to establish a hospital authority at Kern Medical Center.
BPD investigating homicide in southwest
Bakersfield police are investigating a homicide that occurred in southwest Bakersfield.
Gary Asberry to serve 2 life sentences
Gary Asberry was sentenced today to two consecutive life sentences for the murder of Christopher Gonzales.
Agencies work together to combat vehicle thefts
On Thursday, August 21, the California Highway Patrol's Kern County Auto Theft Task Force worked in unison with the Bakersfield Police…