Theme of today's front pages: First deaths Maine's Kennebec Journal: "STATE SEES FIRST FATALITY" Bakersfield Californian: "Kern reports 1st virus death" Michigan's Traverse City Record-Eagle: "1ST DEATH IN REGION" Maryland's Capital Gazette: "Anne Arundel reports first death"
The Bakersfield Californian hikes subscription price to 93 cents a day
Readers share their love of the Bakersfield Californian ❤️ “My parents called it their “window to the world.” I got the bug to read The Californian from them.”
In 2014, the ancient Iraqi city of Mosul fell to Islamic State militants following a six-day battle with Iraqi forces. The Bakersfield Californian published a photo of citizens fleeing Mosul. Iraqi forces recaptured the city in June 2017, three years after its fall.
Bakersfield Californian sold, ending the newspaper’s 122 years of family ownership
Thanks to those who joined us in Bakersfield today! CA is at once the richest and poorest state. 8 million Californians are below the poverty line. We need to focus on building an upward economy that works for every Californian - one that is measured by growth AND inclusion.
Per , the first partial use was in 1937 in a sporting column on gun safety in the The Bakersfield Californian.