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 Bakersfield woman says she ended up with a counterfeit $5 bill when she got change from a local business. The next store spotted the bogus bill, but she's still stuck with the fake money. Experts say shoppers should be on the lookout for counterfeit money.
A man suffering from a possible medical issue cornered a woman, believed to be his wife, and shot her Sunday afternoon while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher.
Bike Bakersfield will be giving out taillights and headlights around Bakersfield to improve the safety of bicycle riders in the community, the group said.
Thousands of volunteers made sure needy people in Bakersfield got a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. In this case, the food was delivered to struggling families. Organizers said they had enough food for up to 40,000 people.
The Bakersfield Police Department wants the community's help locating a suspect responsible for the fraudulent use of an access card and possession of stolen property.
A pedestrian was injured Monday night in a crash on Central Avenue near Roberts Lane in Oildale.
A Kern County deputy shot a dog Wednesday while chasing a suspect.
A woman was attacked by her own dogs on Wednesday, resulting in a bite injury that left her hospitalized.
Daniel Koch, who has been seen in Woody and is known to frequent the Oildale area, is wanted on a warrant charging him with possession of a stolen vehicle and petty theft with a prior conviction, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
School districts ultimately responsible to ensure buildings are up to code.
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.
A former teacher was sentenced Thursday to a year in jail for driving drunk.
Kern County Supervisor Mike Maggard is hosting an unveiling Wednesday for the Oildale Town Square 35-foot flag pole and monument.