The Boys & Girls Club of Kern County will be providing spaces for students participating in distance learning that may not have help from their parents in navigating online lessons.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has released a video with tips for parents related to internet safety in response to recent high profile incidents involving online child predators, KCSO said in a news release.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County is updating it’s “grab and go" meal service for at-risk and disadvantaged children in Arvin, Bakersfield and Lamont, according to a news release from the organization.
The Kern County Fire Department has reached 27 percent containment on the 7,000 acre Stagecoach Fire as of Friday morning, according to KCFD.
Paving crews will be working on 24th Street, between D Street and Chester Avenue, on Wednesday and Thursday between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., according to a news release from the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the drowning death of a 1-year-old child on Thursday evening in the 10900 block of Rosedale Highway.
Two former Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies pleaded no contest Thursday to felony charges related to stealing more than 350 pounds of marijuana seized by the KCSO in 2015, according to the Kern County District Attorney’s Office.
The Stagecoach Fire has burned 7,000 acres as of Thursday evening and is at 15 percent containment, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance identifying a 19-year-old woman reported missing in Mexico believed to have graduated from high school in Bakersfield.
The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man Monday on suspicion of elder abuse, assault with great bodily injury and burglary in the 3000 block of Panorama Drive.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking community assistance identifying the driver and vehicle involved in a July 20 hit-and-run collision in the parking lot of a business in the 3700 block of Ming Avenue.
The Bakersfield Police Department has released information regarding a suspect in the Tuesday double homicide in the 1000 block of M Street.
The Fort Fire along I-5 north of Lebec has grown to 350 acres and the Kern County Fire Department has reported 40 percent containment, according to KCFD.
The Stagecoach Fire has grown to 4,100 acres and the Kern County Fire Department has reached 10 percent containment on the wildfire as of Wednesday afternoon, according to KCFD.
The California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal collision Wednesday morning involving a train and passenger vehicle on Edison Highway east of Oswell Street.
The Kern County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed against Bakersfield Police Department Assistant Chief Evan Demestihas regarding an incident with a woman outside a bar last year.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance in locating a missing adult considered at risk due to a medical condition.
The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man early Wednesday morning who was allegedly breaking business windows with a hammer while nude, according to a BPD news release.
The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man during a traffic stop Tuesday on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of narcotics for sale and various weapons charges.
A golden hue bathed Piute Meadows on Tuesday afternoon as sunlight peered through the Stagecoach Fire’s dark, towering plumes of smoke.
The Bakersfield Police Department recovered a woman’s body from the Kern River on Tuesday while investigating a report of suspicious circumstances.
A California Highway Patrol officer, an Oregon man who drove nearly 700 miles to Kern County and a state prison employee were among the 15 arrested over the past three months following an undercover operation by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office targeting online child predators.
The Kern County Fire Department has issued both recommended and precautionary evacuations near Caliente on Monday evening in response to the Stagecoach wildfire.
Due to challenges from COVID-19, the Bakersfield Police Department’s annual National Night Out campaign to promote police-community partnerships will have a different look in 2020.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance locating a man with two felony warrants related to burglary.
The Kern County Fire Department responded to a structure fire Thursday in Taft that resulted in about $60,000 in damage, according to a KCFD news release.
The Bakersfield Fire Department responded to a structure fire Saturday night that resulted in $250,000 in damages at 3029 Chester Avenue, according to a BFD press release.
The California Highway Patrol arrested a man Saturday afternoon on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other DUI offenses after he fatally ran over a 2-year-old boy at 11619 Sunset Boulevard in Arvin.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance identifying suspects in a March 3 robbery investigation at Old Town Liquor, located at 5151 Ming Avenue.
The man charged with raping and killing 13-year-old Patricia Alatorre admitted to law enforcement officers that he was responsible for her death, according to Bakersfield Police Department investigative documents filed in Kern County Superior Court.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Kern County presented 64 awards on Thursday to local law enforcement officers, victim advocates, prosecutors and entities during their law enforcement recognition virtual awards ceremony.
The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man Thursday morning on suspicion of carjacking and kidnapping in the 12800 block of Eversham Drive.
The Kern County Probation Department’s High Risk Offender Unit arrested two men Wednesday after conducting a probation search in the 300 block of Wilson Avenue.
The Bakersfield Police Department responded to a fatal traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian early Thursday morning in the 700 block of Union Avenue.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office recovered multiple illegal gaming machines and large amounts of marijuana after serving a search warrant Wednesday night at a suspected illegal internet casino at 2405 Alta Vista Drive.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance identifying two July 15 vehicle vandalism suspects in the 5600 block of California Ave.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance identifying and locating a July 5 burglary suspect at a local farming business in the 16000 block of Highway 43 in Wasco.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance identifying and locating two July 12 grand theft suspects from a business in the 17000 block of Round Mountain Road.
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for community assistance identifying a suspect involved in a July 6 hit-and-run in the area of Q Street and W. Columbus Street.
The Bakersfield Police Department has released additional information regarding a suspect vehicle and its driver involved in a fatal hit and run accident last Wednesday on Stockdale Highway.
The Kern County coroner’s office identified the pilot involved in a fatal plane crash in Tehachapi on Friday at 421 North Green Street.
Following an investigation by Homeland Security Investigations and the Bakersfield Police Department, a local man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday on charges of unlawful possession of a machine gun and possession of an unregistered firearm from an August 2019, incident.
Through no vacancies, canceled meetings, growing waitlists and increased calls for help, local addiction treatment professionals hold a positive outlook despite challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented.