The Bakersfield Mayor's Trophy was awarded to a Frontier High School student Thursday.
Lauren O'Connell, a senior received the award at the Kern High School's District's Promoting Excellence in Athletics and Activities in Kern award ceremony.
In addition to the Mayor's Trophy, the PEAAK program gave awards in dozens of other categories including leadership and best community service project.
Distinguished Young Women Finals in Bakersfield
The 57th Annual Distinguished Young Women of California Finals will be on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:30pm at Harvey Auditorium.
New Mobile App Shows City's Bike Routes, Trails
Biking in the city of Bakersfield can be very unsafe for both the cyclist and cars on the road, but a new app "Bakersfield Bikes" shows safe…
Five people arrested after downtown beating
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Gang member convicted in shooting of two others
Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green announced a conviction in a significant gang case today.