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.
A storm brings ice and snow to the higher elevations prompting road closures for awhile and causing headaches for drivers heading south and east.
The defendant in a love-triangle murder was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison.
Hoffmann Hospice will hold its annual Light Up A Life ceremonies this week.
Officials have an eye on conditions at the Lake Isabella dams while engineers get ready to address the concerns. If the dams failed, a lot of water would reach a wide area around Bakersfield, and it could be very deep.
As Kern County emergency responders draw up plans for what they'll do if there's a disaster in our area, families can also plan ahead for how and where they would get to safety.
Highway 178 just east of the mouth of the canyon has reopened after a Thursday morning crash.
One man was killed and another was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in a head-on crash early Thursday.
A fire early Saturday morning at a home in Wofford Heights resulted in one resident finding another place to stay and the other being arrested on an unrelated charge.
A Kern River Valley man said he was badly beaten by several Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies, and he's filed a claim against the county.
The defendant in a love-triangle murder was found guilty Thursday by a Kern County jury.
On Tuesday, the Kern County Board of Supervisors decided to only take animals from county areas at their new facility, since that's what the city is doing. But, the board also asked their citizen commission to look for common ground.
A semitruck hauling an asphalt mixture overturned around 1:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 178 through the Kern River Canyon, closing the roadway in both directions.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has established two new phone numbers that the public can utilize to report drug and gang activity.
Student expulsions in the Kern High School District dropped dramatically last school year to about 300.