Some cities have used public dollars to finance new stadiums. But, for the Bakersfield Blaze, that is not an option.
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.
An official with the Bakersfield Police Department confirmed to Eyewitness News that the man who admitted to shooting and killing his grandmother on Sunday is believed to have been high on bath salts, an illegal synthetic narcotic, at the time of the killing.
The man held in the shooting death of his grandmother in northwest Bakersfield on Sunday admitted to the killing during an interview with Eyewitness News on Monday.
Bakersfield Blaze owners Gene Voiland and Chad Hathaway said Monday that their plans are dead to build a new minor-league baseball stadium.
Police released photos of two men suspected of pulling off a gold bar scam.
Sunday night, police said 19-year-old Dylan McNabb had been arrested on suspicion of murder, though they didn't say what evidence they have against him or what his relationship is to the woman who died.
The Dolores Huerta Foundation held its ninth annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Friday at The Links at Riverlakes Ranch.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has established two new phone numbers that the public can utilize to report drug and gang activity.
The police department is beginning a Citizen Volunteer Unit for those "interested in law enforcement and volunteering with a commitment to service," according to a news release.
After a feud with the city of Bakersfield, the new Kern County Animal Services opened its doors Tuesday.
Student expulsions in the Kern High School District dropped dramatically last school year to about 300.
Work started Tuesday on railing along the ramp from eastbound Westside Parkway to Truxtun Avenue.
A new home for hundreds of animals and a new start for Kern County Animal Control.
Dozens of cats and more than a dozen dogs from the Kern County Animal Services Department are heading to Canada, thanks to rescue organizations.