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Feb 27, 2013 at 9:39 PM
More names keep popping up of possible candidates to fill the state Senate seat just vacated by Michael Rubio. Local democrats say they have some good choices, and the name of Steve Schilling was just added to the mix. Republicans say they also...
Nov 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM
The latest vote count shows Democrat Rudy Salas widening his lead over Republican challenger Pedro Rios.
Nov 7, 2012 at 10:48 AM
With all precincts reporting, here are the highlights of local and state election results.
Nov 7, 2012 at 10:52 AM

With all precincts reporting, here are the highlights of local and state election results. Click on the name of the candidate or proposition for more information.

RACES

State Assembly, 32nd District (too close to...
Oct 27, 2012 at 9:46 AM
Rudy Salas, a Democrat running a campaign for the state's 32nd Assembly District, has faced criticism from his opponent for what his opponent claimed was a misleading radio ad. The spot in question was pulled off the air last weekend.
Oct 26, 2012 at 10:04 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Pedro Rios, a former Delano City Council member and now a Republican candidate for the state Assembly, came to this country as an undocumented immigrant in his youth.

Rios said Wednesday that he "will...
Oct 24, 2012 at 3:06 PM
Pedro Rios, a former Delano City Council member and now a Republican candidate for the state Assembly, came to this country as an undocumented immigrant in his youth.
Oct 22, 2012 at 2:58 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The public is invited to a candidate forum Wednesday at California State University, Bakersfield.

Associated Students Inc., which serves as the primary voice of student interests and issues, is hosting...
Oct 22, 2012 at 2:58 PM
The public is invited to a candidate forum Wednesday at California State University, Bakersfield.
Feb 7, 2012 at 12:50 PM
McQuiston, currently the 1st District supervisor, announced plans Tuesday to run for the newly drawn 32nd California Assembly District seat. If elected, he would represent Delano, McFarland, Shafter, Wasco, Arvin, Lamont and parts of Bakersfield,...
Feb 7, 2012 at 1:21 PM

Jon McQuiston plans to step away from the Kern County Board of Supervisors when his term ends later this year, but that doesn't mean he's done with politics.

McQuiston, currently the 1st District supervisor, announced plans Tuesday to...
Oct 13, 2010 at 7:44 AM
A Mexican police commander investigating the reported shooting of an American tourist on a border lake plagued by pirates has been decapitated and his head was found in a suitcase, a Texas sheriff says.
Jun 2, 2009 at 7:33 AM
Among the 216 passengers were 61 French citizens, 58 Brazilians, 26 Germans, nine Chinese and nine Italians. A lesser number of citizens from 27 other countries also were on the passenger list, including two Americans.
Apr 8, 2009 at 8:08 AM
The owners of a trawler that sunk near the mouth of the Straits of Magellan say it was laden with $22 million in unrefined gold and silver and are asking Lloyd's of London to foot the recovery bill. But maritime experts are questioning the presence...
Nov 24, 2008 at 7:33 AM
Producer Dick Wolf is receiving a special honor at the 36th International Emmy Awards for extending the long arm of his "Law & Order" franchise into almost every corner of the globe.