Bakersfield Community News

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  • Bakersfield Community Events

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    Friday, March 24, 2017

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Hero's 4 H.E.A.R.T.S 5k Run @ Yokuts Park

    Monday, March 27, 2017

    12:00 PM
    Budget and Finance Committee Meeting - CANCELED

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    3:30 PM
    City Council Meeting

    5:15 PM
    City Council Meeting

    Thursday, March 30, 2017

    4:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Making Downtown Bakersfield - HSR Station Area Plan

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Coffee with a Cop

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CBACC Weekly Vaccine Clinic

    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    First Saturday Cleanup

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Low Cost Rabies & Licensing Clinic

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Youth Commission

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    9:00 AM  -  2:00 PM
    SJCH Children's Mobile Immunization Clinic

    Drought

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    What's new with the drought?

    Wha's New with the Drought?Despite the cooler weather and recent rain events, the City of Bakersfield and the State of California are entering the 6th consecutive year of drought conditions.

    Water users within the City are still required to alternate watering days based on the property address. Violations of the City's water conservation regulations may result in fines of up to $1,000 per occurrence.

    City Water Use Regulations

    • Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday.

    • Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
    • All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays.
    • Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    • Outside irrigation is advised to be done before 6:00 pm and before 9:00 pm.

    Outside Irrigation Usage Fines

    Bakersfield Municipal Code 14.02.035

    First Offense $50
    Second Offense $150
    Subsequent Offense in a calendar year $250 to  $1,000

    More Drought Resources

    Water users with EVEN addresses may water on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday only.
    Water users with ODD addresses may water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday only.
    All outside irrigation is prohibited on Mondays
    Outside irrigation that causes water to flow onto adjacent property, non-irrigated areas, sidewalks, and/or gutters is strictly prohibited.
    Outside irrigation is advised to be done after six p.m. and before nine a.m. for optimal efficie