The final Environmental Impact Report has now been completed for the 24th Street Improvement Project. It includes hundreds of pages of information on how the project will affect the area.
The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots held its annual toy distribution for preselected Bakersfield families at the Kern County Museum. The action was captured by Eyewitness News photojournalist Albert Garcia.
The family of a police informant shot and killed by officers in September at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel on California Avenue has filed claims against the city.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of sexual battery of a woman in the Valley Plaza Mall parking lot.
Christine Holthaus Soles was seven-months pregnant and died in an early morning fire that happened inside an illegally converted living quarters. Her family is trying to cope with the loss just a week before Christmas.
Bakersfield Fire Department hazmat crews investigated the situation at 929 E. Brundage Lane and discovered what they said was harmless sodium bicarbonate and zinc chloride.
A pregnant woman was killed early Saturday when the illegally converted smokehouse she was living in caught fire.
Drivers should expect lane closures at night next week on Highway 58 between Highway 99 and Cottonwood Road.
Bike Bakersfield will be giving out taillights and headlights around Bakersfield to improve the safety of bicycle riders in the community, the group said.
At least five customers of Extra Space Storage, 4600 Buck Owens Blvd., were identified, police said. One of the victims, Brandon Smith, said his inventory for his charitable company, B.Love Clothing, was stolen.
A minor addition to Centennial High School’s gymnasium represented a major accomplishment for Corrine Ruiz. Centennial was the first campus in the Kern High School District to receive an AED, or automatic external defibrillator.
City workers said they check underground sewers on a regular basis and believe other possible trouble spots can be repaired before there's another big sinkhole like the one Friday at 1st and L streets.
It's a Bakersfield tradition. For 30 years, the Toy Run has brought the biking community together to support needy families during the holidays.
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.