No, the world does not stop turning during the Kern County Fair. It might just seem that way to some people.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Hear how the man who confessed to shooting Robert Limon to death felt about killing a father, why the Bakersfield City Council wants to stop medical marijuana sales in the city, and find out what amazing fair food you should enjoy at the Kern County Fair.
An accidental electrical fire did $50,000 damage to a home at 1172 Fairway Drive in southwest Bakersfield Wednesday, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department.
Jonathan Hearn thought he got away with murder — and that was even after a detective interviewed his lover, Sabrina Limon, in November 2014.
Across the nation, from California to New York, "Dreamers" and their families are woven into our society. They attend school with our children, shop at the corner grocery store, invest in our communities, and wave to us at church on Sundays. Many of their friends and neighbors are likely una…
Expulsions in the Kern High School District have dropped dramatically since 2013, however there’s much work to be done fully implementing a systematic approach to improving overall school climate and correcting student behavior, district leaders said during a meeting Tuesday.
Daniel Rudnick wants to turn 255 acres of fields along Interstate 5 near 7th Standard Road into a place that can host massive festivals with 65,000 guests.
Sabrina Limon had no idea her husband, Robert, had been murdered the night he died, she told a detective during an interview aired in Kern County Superior Court Tuesday.
Police arrested two men on robbery, conspiracy, firearm and gang charges Monday after the victim said they got out of a car and robbed him of money Monday, according to a news release.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Paranoia plagued confessed killer Jonathan Hearn in the Sabrina Limon murder trial, is a Coachella type venue coming to Kern County, and my recommendations for the first day of the Kern County Fair.
A 29-year-old Bakersfield woman was killed Sunday when the car she was driving collided with another vehicle at Edison Highway and Oswell Street, the Kern County coroner's office said Tuesday.
Fearing police were on to him, confessed murderer Jonathan Hearn had bouts of paranoia and, to avoid wiretapping, began using an internet phone number to make calls to his lover, Sabrina Limon, and bought her a burner phone, according to recordings and testimony heard in court Tuesday, the s…
California has long been revered as the pinnacle of American progress and prosperity. Through our state’s history, our population and economy have swelled as folks have flocked to the Golden State in search of their piece of the California Dream.
In confessed murderer Jonathan Hearn’s mind, he’s a modern-day version of King David — the lusting adulterer from scripture who slept with one of his soldier’s wives, then had the husband killed to cover up his sins.
Is Milo Yiannopoulos, former Breitbart editor, provocative right wing commentator and flamboyant anti-liberal activist, coming to Cal State Bakersfield?
The Kern County Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal Tuesday from a property developer who wants to establish a massive event venue in a farm field west of Bakersfield.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: Wiretapped conversations presented to the jury in the Limon murder trial, Rita’s Recommendations for the Kern County Fair, and where you can get your creative juices flowing. Catch The FIVE @ 4 every weekday at 4 p.m. on bakersfield.com.
In the months following Robert Limon’s murder, Jonathan Hearn suspected detectives wiretapped the phone line of his lover, Sabrina Limon — who prosecutors allege conspired with Hearn to kill her husband, according to testimony heard in court Monday.
A teen who died in a car crash at Edison Highway and Oswell Street in Bakersfield Sept. 17 was identified Monday as 18-year-old Chance William Doctolero of Bakersfield.
President Theodore Roosevelt referred to California as “West of the West,” a land that has captured the imaginations of generations and cradled the growth, innovation and progress that shaped modern civilization.
On Sunday, Bakersfield Police officers arrested a man who, officers say, is responsible for a shooting that took place Sunday afternoon in the 900 block of 30th Street, where a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound.
TEHACHAPI — Everyone thought Sherry Hanson was cuckoo for selling Barbie clothes out of a suitcase, but Hanson loved it, especially because she made them herself.
If we — the California public — are to hold politicians and other government officials accountable, we must first know what they are doing or not doing.
Adults often seem surprised when children offer bits of insight that seem wise beyond their years. But as one local philosophy professor knows, kids are plenty capable of critical thinking, if only the adults around know how to foster it.
Isaiah Mosley’s father was gunned down when he was just 3 years old. Years later, his brother was killed in a high-profile shooting outside a hookah bar in Bakersfield.
In five days, the murder trial of Sabrina Limon has featured accusations of a wild swingers group; testimony regarding a long-term, torrid affair between Limon and her firefighter lover; details of an aborted plot to poison Limon's husband with banana pudding; and a graphic retelling of how …
Philosophy for Kids is a new series at the Kern County Library. CSUB professor Senem Saner will teach kids basic philosophy through children's books such as "Frog and Toad, Together" which she used Saturday and posed the question, "What is bravery, really?"
Last spring, Katie Rivera's daughter came home from the St. Francis Parish School in Bakersfield with some unusual paperwork.
One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during a DUI/driver's license checkpoint conducted by the Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Section in northeast Bakersfield late Friday night and early Saturday morning.
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There has been much local speculation and discussion since The Californian severed its relationship with community columnist Danny Morrison earlier this week.
Coming up in today’s edition of TBC's 5@4: A Confessed killer testifies against his former lover, how you can plan your Kern County Fair visit, and how you can bag a bachelor for a good cause. Catch The FIVE @ 4 every weekday at 4 p.m. on bakersfield.com.