Sixty-five years ago Friday, Kern County residents were jolted awake by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake at 4:52 a.m. — one of the biggest temblors in California history.
With ever-increasing advances in drone technology, the ability to shoot aerial footage is readily available. What previously could only be achieved with an expensive helicopter ride is now affordable.
Downtown Bakersfield schools will be without elected representation for the better part of a year after Bakersfield City School District board members stalemated Thursday evening trying to fill a vacant seat.
A man involved in a northwest Bakersfield crash three years ago that resulted in the death of a 79-year-old woman was found not guilty Friday of gross vehicular manslaughter and felony DUI charges after an "extremely difficult" month-long trial.
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A man who was driving under the influence of both drugs and alcohol when he led police on a chase and crashed, killing a passenger, has accepted a plea agreement and faces about 12 years in prison, prosecutors said.
A man accused of gunning down his mother and stepfather suffered a "medical complication" earlier this week at Lerdo Jail and was rushed to a local hospital, according to authorities.
A drunken driver struck and killed a pedestrian walking in traffic lanes outside a crosswalk early Friday in west Bakersfield, police said.
The owner of a convenience store who shot an alleged thief in the back pleaded no contest Thursday to an assault charge and faces up to a year in jail.
Local home builder John Dovichi bought a 1967 Camaro SS, restored it to mint condition, then signed DMV paperwork giving the snazzy vehicle to a longtime family friend.
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The boarding process for a recent flight required going up a modest set of stairs. Greatly slowing it all was a woman carrying at least 80 more pounds than were optimal. Every step was a labored exertion.
Belatedly — and only after they had lost control of Congress to Republicans — the national Democratic Party grasped the impact of how state legislatures redraw congressional districts after each decennial census.
LOS ANGELES — Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta's 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.
ANAHEIM — Chris Sale pitched six scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox rode a five-run first inning to a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
LOVELOCK, Nev. — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.