BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - Bakersfield Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in an East Bakersfield alley.
Police say the decomposed body was found Friday just after 10:00 a.m. near 900 Eureka Street. They are calling the death suspicious.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - North of the River Recreation and Park District (NOR) is banning fireworks at its parks, saying they're too dangerous this year due to the drought.
NOR made the announcement Friday morning.
The Kern County Fire Department on Wednesday outlined the times when use of fireworks is permitted.
The 4th of July weekend is filled with fun, franks and fireworks, but for those who have had few too many, AAA wants you to know there is an option for getting home.
The Bakersfield Police Department has welcomed its newest officers to the force.
The purchase of a blue light bulb will help the Officer David Nelson Fund, according to Lighting In Style and the Kern County Bridal Association.
Like many veterans, PTSD can be triggered by loud noises, such as fireworks on the Fourth of July.
The Bakersfield Fire Department hosted a demonstration Thursday to illustrate the dangers of fireworks.
Officials with the Bakersfield Animal Care Center want to remind people to secure their dogs and cats during their Fourth of July festivities.