Bakosphere Blog

  1. The different sides of Kevin McCarthy

    Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy has garnered headlines around the country this past week in ascending to the powerful post of House majority leader.

    June 21 at 08:26AM

  2. Bakersfield restaurant chain expanding to Nashville

    Nashville apparently can't get enough of Bakersfield. The Tennessee city, whose Country Music Hall of Fame has hosted a fabulous Bakersfield Sound exhibit the last few years, is adding a Bakersfield restaurant.

    June 05 at 08:04AM

  3. Former NFL player selling Bakersfield mansion for $2.8 million

    Former NFL quarterback David Carr has put his Bakersfield mansion -- complete with "Star Trek"-themed theater -- on the market for $2.8 million .

    February 28 at 08:39AM

  4. Import Face Off rocks Famoso

    The second running of the Import Face Off at Auto Club Famoso Raceway rocked the track as hundreds of import cars rocketed down the quarter-mile track.

    February 16 at 12:19PM

  5. Financial Times publishes in-depth story on Carl Cole, massive fraud

    The international business newspaper Financial Times has published a lengthy article on Carl Cole , the Bakersfield real estate broker headed to prison for his part in a massive mortgage fraud.

    February 10 at 12:12PM

The Firehose

From the Network
  1. Ira Max Stone

    Ira Max Stone, 86, passed away peacefully on the evening of October 24, 2014, at home with his daughter, Raquel Idolyantes, and her family in Bakersfield, CA.

    29 minutes ago
  2. Ralph Y. Celedon

    There is heavy sadness on Earth but great joy in Heaven at the death of Ralph (Raúl) Ybarra Celedon.

    29 minutes ago
  3. Mary Margaret Lindsey

    Mary Lindsey lost a brave battle with pancreatic cancer on October 24, 2014.

    29 minutes ago
  4. Stephanie Wyvonne Campbell Chatman

    Viewing and visitation will start today, Friday, October 31, 2014 3:00-5:30 pm, with meditation to follow from 5:30-6:30pm at Church of Christ Christian Ministries, 1416 Wilson Road, Bakersfield, CA. 93304 for Stephanie Wyvonne Campbell- Chatman, 61, who went to sleep with Jesus Friday October 24, 2014.

    29 minutes ago
  5. Juanita Diaz Chaidez

    Mama went home to be with our Lord. Mom was a homemaker, She loved cooking, music and enjoyed being with family and friends.

    29 minutes ago
  6. Carrie Lynn Hinds

    A celebration of Carrie's life will be held at River Lakes Ranch Community Center on Saturday, November 8th at 4:30pm.

    29 minutes ago
  7. Edna Fay Mouser

    Edna was born in Pittsburg County Oklahoma to Ervin and Ethel Wood.

    29 minutes ago
  8. Samuel 'Alan' Harris

    Samuel "Alan" Harris was born on April 5, 1948 and grew up in Oildale, California.

    29 minutes ago
  9. Helen Cozby

    Helen, 90, went home to be with the Lord on October 26, 2014.

    29 minutes ago
  10. Week 9 Kern County Scoreboard

    Once again, we have three games tonight broadcasted live at Bakersfield at Stockdale - Adam Resendez Centennial at Liberty - Louis Amestoy and Trevor Horn Tehachapi at Ridgeview - Zach Ewing and Justin Roberts You can also tune into the BVarsity Game Night, where Vance Palm will take you around all three games and also check in with our reporters throughout the county.

    about 3 hours ago
  11. Zach Ewing

    @PedroVB13 Just when you think you're out of the woods with the sleeping thing...

    about 3 hours ago
  12. BRIK McDILL: Know difference between stupid and criminal

    The Taft High School football team locker room "caper" was a booger of a case and needed the Wisdom of Solomon to see it through.

    about 3 hours ago
  13. MANUEL FUDERANAN: Time has ruined the once-solemn, prayerful Halloween observance

    This time of the year always evokes some memories of the bygone years.

    about 3 hours ago
  14. OTHER VIEWS: Tagging Yosemite is theft, not art

    In the 10 million years since the Sierra Nevada heaved from the earth and the colossus that is now Yosemite National Park was created, the artifacts of many life forms have come and gone.

    about 3 hours ago
  15. Centennial tops Drillers in volleyball

    Even though the Centennial High volleyball team lost the first game of its Southwest Yosemite League match against first-place Bakersfield High, the Golden Hawks delivered the message that they were going to give the Drillers all they could handle.

    about 3 hours ago

Social Bakersfield

Updates from local businesses
  1. SanJoaquinCommHosp


    about 9 hours ago
  2. SanJoaquinCommHosp

    RT @SJCHchaplain: Staff and visitors all worshipping together as they say begins. @SJCH_CNO @SJCHBakersfield @AdventistHealth…

    about 9 hours ago
  3. SanJoaquinCommHosp

    RT @SJCH_CNO: Wow! I am blown away by the amazing nursing class from BC! Congrats on their upcoming graduation!

    about 9 hours ago
  4. SanJoaquinCommHosp

    RT @CoryFerrier1: Need a doctor #bakersfield ? Call the @SJCHBakersfield physician referral line!

    about 10 hours ago
  5. Bakersfield Condors

    Rimmer is THE WIZ! Nobody beats him. He picked first overall. Watch the Puffy Shirt Jersey draft video here: ... Details on an online auction coming soon! GIDDY UP!

    about 12 hours ago
  6. Bakersfield Blaze

    RT @MarinersPR: #Mariners announce 2015 Spring Training Report Dates.

    about 13 hours ago


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  7. "If at first, you don't succeed... Try, try, again!" 2nd attempt at the #bloodymasquerade look. Recolored the mask, added more detail, like staples and extra bloodiness 😊👍 So far, so good. Took fucking forever though bc I'm so damn anal lol 
Anyway, hope every has an amazing Halloween weekend!!! Be safe and brush yo teeeef! 😘😘😘
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#BCali Tweets

  1. Steve Levin

    Kern fire chief lifts Arvin evacuation order but residents wary - #BCali

    about 3 hours ago

    #Kcso: Suspects On The Run After Stabbing Man: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 4 hours ago
  3. Public Safety

    RT @tbcbreakingnews: County fire chief lifts evacuation order for houses in Arvin gas leak as of noon Friday. But residents way of returnin…

    about 4 hours ago
  4. The Bakersfield Cali

    RT @tbcbreakingnews: County fire chief lifts evacuation order for houses in Arvin gas leak as of noon Friday. But residents way of returnin…

    about 4 hours ago
  5. tbcbreakingnews

    County fire chief lifts evacuation order for houses in Arvin gas leak as of noon Friday. But residents way of returning. #BCali

    about 4 hours ago

    #Kcso: Shafter Man Arrested For Child Molestation: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    about 13 hours ago
  7. Kimberly Shipe

    RT @Bakocom: Extended Family Raises Funds For Funeral: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    Wednesday at 07:19PM

    Extended Family Raises Funds For Funeral: #Bakersfield #Bako #BCali Please retweet

    Wednesday at 07:14PM
  9. Steve Levin

    Halloween: Costumes, candy and maybe rain - #BCali

    Wednesday at 06:24PM
  10. Steve Levin

    County defeats Chevron in landmark tax case - #BCali

    Wednesday at 06:22PM

Local Tweets

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    RT @Kokedout: “@myniggadequan: IM IN TEARS 😂”

    1 minute ago
  2. James Connors

    Broadband's gone, only dial-up #ScaryStoriesIn5Words

    1 minute ago
  3. Mary E. Brennan

    "What Are You Going to be for Halloween?"- Matthew Gray Gubler: via @YouTube @GUBLERNATION LOL Halloween silliness!

    2 minutes ago
  4. Destiny

    My sister need to put some pedal to the medal.

    2 minutes ago
  5. Madalyn Arambula

    What an awful week it's been... 😔

    2 minutes ago
  6. Jennifer.❤️

    Now I'm not gonna be able to sleep 😠

    2 minutes ago
  7. Madalyn Arambula

    Just got home 😩

    3 minutes ago
  8. ⅅミ۷ⅈƝ

    This beer is gonna be heaven😍💦

    3 minutes ago
  9. Bakersfield Jobs

    #Bakersfield #Job Environmental SVS Associate - Full Time - Varied at Mercy Hospital Bakersfield (Bakersfield,...

    3 minutes ago
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    #Job #Bakersfield Environmental SVS Associate - Full Time - Varied at Mercy Hospital Bakersfield (Bakersfield,...

    3 minutes ago
  11. Nick Hall

    RT @ToddJonesII: And yall wonder why Kobe shoots so much. #CantNobodyElseMakeNothing

    3 minutes ago
  12. MatMan

    4 minutes ago
  13. MatMan

    Nothing worth having comes easy!! #WorkHardPlayHard #Grind #Determination #LOA #LawOfAttraction #Faith #Believe #Vision

    4 minutes ago
  14. Lisa Viganas

    So pissed off. I cant belive I lost my phone. Its going to be a awful couple of days. :/

    4 minutes ago
  15. Bakersfield Jobs

    #Bakersfield #Job QC and QA Analytical Technologist - Agriculture - Up to 55K to start - great benefits!: CA-B...

    4 minutes ago

Local Traffic

  1. Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj - 2716 Kentucky St

    50 minutes ago
  2. Trfc Collision-No Inj - Velma Ave / Panama Rd

    about 1 hour ago
  3. Traffic Hazard - Fairfax Rd / Niles St

    about 2 hours ago
  4. Animal Hazard - N Chester Ave / Pilot Ave

    about 4 hours ago
  5. Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj - 13501 Sr58

    about 4 hours ago
  6. Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj - Wb Sr58 At Mount Vernon Ave

    about 6 hours ago
  7. Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt - Sr178 / Canebrake Rd

    about 6 hours ago
  8. Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt - Nb Sr99 Jno Woollomes Ave

    about 6 hours ago
  9. Trfc Collision-No Inj - South Union Ave / Ming Ave

    about 7 hours ago
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    about 7 hours ago Daily Deal

  1. Side Deal: 1/2 off admission to Girls Day Out featuring Taste of Home for this Saturday!

    Wednesday at 10:31AM
  2. Today's Deal: 50% off Mexican food at El Taco Fresco!

    Wednesday at 08:14AM
  3. Today's Deal: Two $5 vouchers for $5 from Anabo's Cafe!

    Monday at 08:30AM
  4. Today's Deal: Two $10 vouchers for $10 from McMurphy's Irish Sports Bar ($20 value)!

    October 23 at 08:58AM

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