David Williams said he got a phone call about 5:30 a.m. Friday. His car was partially underground. Stuart Patteson, Bakersfield Public Works operations manager, said Williams' parked car was swallowed by a sinkhole.
Police need the public's help locating a man wanted for attempted kidnapping and annoying a child.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of stealing a Golden Empire Transit District vehicle.
A recycling center owner was arrested Thursday for allegedly violating state and local laws.
The 30th annual Bakersfield Toy Run and Food Drive is this Sunday.
The first annual Bakersfield Christmas Town and Holiday Lamplight Tour at the Kern County Museum begins this weekend.
A woman was knocked unconscious Tuesday night while walking in the 3200 block of Chester Avenue, according to police.
The Chester Avenue/H Street westbound on-ramp to Highway 58 will be closed beginning next week, according to the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
Police on Friday released a composite image of a would-be kidnapper.
The Bakersfield Solid Waste Division said it won't have trash service on Thanksgiving.
The goal is to get a group of volunteers to supplement police services and free officers for high priority calls.
The nonprofit group will again hold a service to honor the tiny lives, and local people have given the children names. The next service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Historic Union Cemetery. The service is open to the public.
The new bus service from Bakersfield to Los Angeles International Airport is getting ready to start up, but the departure location has changed.
A man tried to force a teenaged girl into a car Saturday morning in the 3400 block of Chester Avenue, and police are investigating the incident as an attempted kidnapping.
The PlayStation 4 was released at midnight Friday, and that brought out the criminal element, according to police. One customer was robbed and another was nearly robbed shortly after buying the new console.