An invisible disease has been killing middle-aged white people throughout the southern San Joaquin Valley at higher rates than ever before.
A traffic stop and resulting search led to the arrest of a man on drug and weapons charges, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
1. For someone preoccupied with the size of his audiences, President Donald Trump appeared to draw an anemic one on Friday, Politico reports.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train traveling east struck the back end of a semi trailer truck at the Tehachapi Boulevard and Monolith crossing around 5 a.m. Friday. The train pushed the semi nearly a quarter of a mile down the tracks as the engineer brought the train to a halt.
Three top administrators at the Bakersfield City School District are expected to receive raises and bonuses Tuesday, boosting most of their annual salaries to more than $160,000.
So it, whatever it is, has begun.
Twenty minutes into his presidency, Donald Trump, who is always claiming to have made, or to be about to make, astonishing history, had done so. Living down to expectations, he had delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history.
President Donald Trump ushered in a new era in American politics Friday with a brief and bold speech that laid out a muscular — and also, regrettably, insular — vision for our nation under its new leader.