California Chrome, a specially bred California horse with ties to Kern County, has officially been named the winner of the 140th Kentucky Derby.
The winner and his jockey, Victor Ezpinosa, finished the 1 1/4 miles race coming in at 2:03.66.
This was the second Derby win for Ezpinosa, but a proud and first for California Chrome and his owners, Perry Martin and Steve Coburn.
California Chrome won over contender Samraat by 1 3/4 lengths.
Read more about the champion from Kern County: http://bit.ly/1fFu7ru
B-Glad helps the deaf celebrate the holidays
The Bakersfield Office of the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness -- or B -Glad is bringing the joy of the holidays to many deaf and…
Thieves steal from Boys and Girls Club...
As the sun sets in east Bakersfield, Marian Ladia and her young helpers are hard at work, soaking up every last ray of light and tending to…
3 accused of trying to dist. 10lbs of heroin
A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment today against Julio Perez, 32; Rafael Legorreta, 34, both of Bakersfield; and Francisco…
Taft Superintendent, Ron Bryant resigns
The Taft City School District held a special meeting on Thursday to discuss the future of their superintendent Ron Bryant.