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.
The Bakersfield High School Drillers and Bakersfield Christian High School Eagles will compete Friday in California Interscholastic Federation State Regional Football Championship Bowl Games.
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.
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.
Police need the public's help locating a man wanted for attempted kidnapping and annoying a child.
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.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of stealing a Golden Empire Transit District vehicle.
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.