The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in finding an at-risk missing 10-year-old boy.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of criminal threats toward Thompson Junior High School students and causing the false report of an emergency, according to a Bakersfield Police Department press release.
Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin encouraged a suspect wanted for the 2017 murder of 5-year-old Kason Guyton to turn himself in to police during a news conference Wednesday.
Another pesticide commonly used in Kern County agriculture has come under close scrutiny by state regulators after air monitoring equipment in Shafter and Parlier detected surprisingly high concentrations of the cancer-causing chemical last year.
Paving operations will reduce 23rd Street to one lane from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting Wednesday evening and continuing on Thursday, Sunday and Monday evenings until the next morning, according to the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
There's a lot going on at Bakersfield High School these days, but most people outside of the school's walls might not be aware of it all.
The Kern Teacher Residency Program at Cal State Bakersfield — designed to increase the number of teachers in the Central Valley — has earned the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award, bestowed by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
A local gynecologist who is already on probation by the state medical board for negligent patient care and sex with patients has pleaded not guilty to a string of fraud charges.
Houchin Community Blood Bank will increase their Saturday hours at both of their donor centers starting this weekend, according to a news release.
Kern County Public Works will host its first ever community organizing workshop on Nov. 12 to help improve and beautify the community environment, according to a news release.
A change has been made to the schedule for nighttime freeway closures on Highway 99 near the Belle Terrace Bridge project, according to Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
Kaiser Permanente is partnering up with the Bakersfield Police Department and local agencies to help recycle unwanted household items and unwanted prescription drugs, according to a press release.
The Golden Empire Transit District has announced its annual GET Halloween bus will be traveling throughout Bakersfield to multiple events and schools so children can enjoy "Mickey's House of Villains."
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and finding a suspect wanted for burglary and child molestation.
The trial for the former elementary school principal accused of murdering her husband and leaving his body in an orchard in 2013 is expected to last at least four months.
Golden Valley High School sophomores John Casillas and Victor de la Cruz have their morning routine down pat: wake up at 6:20 a.m., walk to school every day except for Tuesdays when they are dropped off and get to school around 7:15 a.m.
It’s been nearly five months since the Kern County Firefighters Union and Board of Supervisors declared an impasse in negotiations of a new collective bargaining agreement, but the two parties will soon meet one last time in the hopes of coming to a deal.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has identified Raul Gutierrez Jr., 36, of Bakersfield as the victim of a homicide in the 800 block of Watts Drive on Oct. 10.
A farmworker housing bill signed into law Sunday by Gov. Gavin Newsom is aimed at addressing what advocates say is a shortage of quality, affordable lodging for California ag laborers.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office's rural crime unit recovered six quads on Monday that were reported stolen the same day from an agricultural business.
Stretches of Interstate 5 in both directions between the Kings and Kern County line and Twisselman Road will be reduced to one lane Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m, Caltrans has announced. Delays are likely and motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes when possible.
A federal jury has awarded nearly $5 million in damages to a former Wonderful Citrus Packing LLC manager in Delano after the company allegedly sent hundreds of employees emails wrongly accusing him of theft and embezzlement.
The McFarland Police Department has confirmed a McFarland High School teacher was arrested Saturday on suspicion of alleged sexual abuse of a student.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking into the death of a 24-year-old man found dead on Saturday the 1000 block of Terrace Way in central Bakersfield. The man was identified as Zachariah Jade Watson, of Bakersfield, in a news release. The manner of death has not been determined.
Less than half of all students in Kern County who took a statewide standardized test met or exceeded standards for English language arts and mathematics in 2018-2019, but local educators say the numbers show a different story.
A person who made an alleged threat against North High School Tuesday morning has been detained and the Kern County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating the situation, officials confirmed.
A teacher at McFarland High School has been arrested on suspicion of sexual abuse of a student, according to the school district.
Sacramento's shifting approach to reining in California oil production came into sharper focus with Gov. Gavin Newsom's weekend announcement that he had signed half a dozen bills regulating petroleum activities and appointed two senior officials — including a former Chevron engineer — to ove…
Rio Bravo Ranch capped its oil harvest Monday by pressing the locally grown fruit into extra-virgin oil at its property near the mouth of the Kern River Canyon. The event was attended by buyers and members of the family that owns the company. RBR's olive oil has won top awards in California.…
In their book, “Embrace the Sun,” Drs. William Grant and Marc Sorenson, experts on vitamin D, report that North Americans have been taught to believe excessive amounts of sun cause potentially fatal skin malignancies. The result? North Americans have developed sun phobia, and spent billions …
The Bakersfield Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting an event Oct. 26 to collect unused, expired or unnecessary medications and prevent pill abuse and theft.
The Kern County Sheriff's deputies were called to the area of Cooley Dr. and Eucalyptus Dr. on Sunday and discovered a man in his 20's dead after being struck by a train.
Bakersfield Police officers responded to an injury traffic collision involving two cars on Ashe Rd. and North Halfmoon Dr. on Sunday.