A Tehachapi man was rescued from the Kern River, in Keysville North, by Kern Valley Search and Rescue and Kern County Fire Department on Sunday morning, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said.
Stinson's Stationers, the longtime Bakersfield office supply company, is celebrating its 70th birthday in a unique way: It's giving away a lot of money.
Kate Hutton, staff seismologist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, has been studying earthquakes and the science behind them for more than three decades.
TAFT — When military veterans Jerry Hedges, 85, David Crawford, 90, and Charlie Wilson, 91, decided to cross skydiving off their bucket lists just outside this western Kern County community Saturday, they had an unwritten rule.
Even though Klarissa Mcallister’s brother was diagnosed with valley fever last year, she didn’t recognize the disease when it struck her 2-year-old son, Bentley Stone, this year.
Bakersfield police are searching for three men suspected of strong-arm robbing a Samco store Friday morning for cigarettes, money and liquor, police officials said.
A group of six men were arrested early Saturday morning after tossing an illegally-modified shotgun and pistol while fleeing from deputies, a sheriff’s official said.
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Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Governor Jerry Brown commutes the sentence of a Kern County murderer, photos from the 1952 earthquakes, and how you can have a tasty treat with the animals at C.A.L.M.
The world will be treated to a rare solar event Monday that will occur just two more times in the next 30 years, but most school children throughout Bakersfield won’t likely get the chance to see it for themselves.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he has commuted the sentence of a woman convicted in a notorious Kern County murder from life in prison without the possibility of parole to 25 years to life.
A Kern County judge on Friday dismissed a motion filed by the City of Bakersfield seeking to sue 10 residents who filed court declarations against the widening of 24th Street, but ruled it can be refiled if each person is individually notified.
The final two defendants involved in the brutal beating death of a man in a northwest Bakersfield house two years ago have been sentenced.
A man convicted twice in five years of practicing medicine without a license was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison.
Kern County supervisors will decide whether to dramatically increase regulation of the massage industry on Tuesday.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Law enforcement says goodbye to one of their own, new regulations that could impact the massage industry, and where you can go this weekend for some action packed fun.
A Family Dollar on Union Avenue was closed Wednesday after health inspectors found rat droppings near dog food and prepackaged human food, according to a report.
Most days, 56-year-old Salvador Lopez pulls his well-worn shears out of his side pocket, takes respite from the Bakersfield heat as he ducks beneath a canopy of grape vineyards, then cuts and packages the fruit that feeds the world.
Kern County sheriff's investigators are searching for two vehicles wanted in connection with assaults in the area of McFarland and Delano.
For a fleeting moment, Dennis Moore may have considered switching to a career in ministry instead of law enforcement.
Even as thousands of students marked the first day of school Wednesday in the Bakersfield City School District, some of their parents were scratching their heads, wondering about the last day of school.
Most grade-school kids start the first day of school the same way: class rules, arithmetic, language-arts, maybe some science and art.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: The new steps teachers are taking to get your kids more comfortable at school, who will be the next inductees to the Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame, and your back to school photos!
In June, Crystal Tenner said, a neighbor introduced her to a friend of his and said the man would be living in her apartment to provide protection.
A woman who left a 10-month-old boy and a sibling alone in a bathtub earlier this week has pleaded not guilty to two felonies, and police said Wednesday the boy has died.
Motorists are reminded to expect traffic delays Thursday morning as a police procession will escort the body of Sgt. Dennis Moore, who died last week, to a funeral service at Riverlakes Community Church.
Angry over an argument about his credit card, Jeremy Rapolla said he stabbed his mother and two brothers, intending to kill them, but insisted what he did wasn't wrong, according to court documents.