The death of an inmate in Kern Valley State Prison has been ruled a homicide. An inmate, whose name was withheld, was found dead inside his cell Thursday morning, according to prison officials.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — “Cynthia” is a parent of a fifth-grade girl who attends school in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
A man is wanted for questioning and believed to be fleeing to Mexico after a woman was found injured and unresponsive late Thursday on Isabel Court in McFarland.
Dozens of teachers were honored Tuesday at a reception for the annual Kern County Teacher of the Year awards.Dozens of teachers were honored Tuesday at a reception for the annual Kern County Teacher of the Year awards.
The annual Philippine Weekend Invitational Basketball Tournament is July 26-28 in Delano.
Wal-Mart needs to hire about 300 people for its new store in Delano. Slated to open this summer, the store will be staffed with a mixture of full-time and part-time workers. Most new hires will start work in June, the company said Tuesday.
Sunday's strong winds punished much of Kern County. It appeared that anything that wasn't bolted down went airborne.
Five schools were honored Wednesday morningfor receiving one of three prestigious awards given by the California Department of Education or National Title I Association.
A bill that puts more restrictions on ammunition sales passed through a public safety committee today. The legislation requires anyone selling ammunition to another person to check the buyer's identification and for the seller to be an authorized firearms dealer in California.
The annual homeless census in Kern County shows a 20 percent drop in homeless people.
A man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his mother's boyfriend over the weekend. McFarland police said Tuesday that 21-year-old Edwin Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Kern County officials conducted a multiagency disaster drill Thursday, examining the county's response in the case of a major emergency.
The American Farmland Trust says the loss could drain between $100 billion and $190 billion from the regional economy, based on crop values and related expenses. The land represents a more than doubling of the current urban footprint of valley cities stretching from Modesto to Bakersfield.
Eyewitness News and BakersfieldNow.com have partnered with Three Way Chevrolet, Dignity Health and local first responders to launch a community-wide campaign called TXT L8R.