On the fourth day of searching, a Kern County Sheriff's Office team has recovered a body from a lake where a Bakersfield man went missing on Father's Day.
California fire officials are warning that the state could face one of the worst wildfire seasons in a century.
A Bakersfield man went missing in Isabella Lake while on a Father's Day outing with his family.
A Bakersfield man went missing in Isabella Lake while on a Father's Day outing with his family. His wife is almost certain he drowned, as sheriff's crews wrap up a second day of searching.
Kern River District Ranger Alfred Watson told Lake Isabella Online that drifting smoke from Sierra National Forest fires is affecting the Kern River Valley.
Some Lake Isabella residents who play in an adult softball league are upset because they say the Linda Kissack ballpark where they play has been in disrepair for several years.
As of Monday, the Kern County Superior Court Branch in Lake Isabella is closed, and hours of service for the public are cut back at all court branches. Local officials say it's all because Sacramento has slashed courts funding for the past several years.
The entertainment lineup for the 2013 Kern County Fair was announced Monday and will kick off Sept. 18 with Uncle Cracker and end Sept. 29 with Banda la Costena.
While Bakersfield College, Bakersfield Christian High School and Garces Memorial High School have already held commencement ceremonies, most local graduations are scheduled for this week and next week.
A man who was killed while riding his motorcycle in the Kern River Canyon has been identified as 39-year-old Daniel Soto of Huntington Park in Los Angeles.
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
Residents in Kern River Valley speak their mind about a proposed water rate hike.
Kern High School District is slated to get millions of dollars more in Gov. Jerry Brown's optimistic budget proposal. Still, local officials are not overly excited.
One Kern County high school student could get his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol. Congressman Kevin McCarthy's office will accept local entries for the annual Congressional Art Competition. Entries are due by April 19 at McCarthy's Bakersfield office.
Businesses and taxpayers have lots of questions about the so-called EBT cards now used for public assistance benefits. Eyewitness News discovered a local company made a mistake about what can be purchased with the card, and viewers have raised concerns of their own.