A portion of East Brundage Lane was closed for around three hours Monday morning for a bomb squad investigation.
Nolberto Quintero was found at a home on the 400 block of Oswell Street with two semiautomatic handguns, over 18 grams of methamphetamine and evidence that implicated him in drug sales, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
The Bakersfield Police Department will get an expert review aimed at improving service, but one city councilman has questions about the contract for the study and what it will achieve.
By a vote of 6-1, the Bakersfield City Council voted to allocate nearly $100,000 of public funds to pay for a police study. The study will be done by the International Association of Police Chiefs and calls for a comprehensive review of Bakersfield Police Department operations.
Bike Bakersfield's Project Light Up the Night ends Thursday.
The overall crime rate in Bakersfield fell 4.9 percent last year from 2012, police said Wednesday.
A man was arrested after allegedly attacking his father with a machete.
Longtime Bakersfield resident Annie Everly was recognized Monday for her work in helping the less fortunate in the community.
Bakersfield police released surveillance photos Monday from several unsolved thefts, with the aim of generating investigative leads from the public.
Another local abandoned or abused baby was laid to rest Saturday at Union Cemetery's Garden of Innocence.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspected drunk driving after a deadly crash in south Bakersfield.
A special screening of the 1982 animated fantasy "The Last Unicorn" will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Valley Plaza 16. It will mark the first showing of the film in Bakersfield in 30 years, and author Peter S. Beagle will be there to meet fans and sign memorabilia.
Motorists are warned of construction closures in the coming days around Highway 58 and Cottonwood Road.
A 17-year-old boy was shot Tuesday afternoon in the 1300 block of East 3rd Street.
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center reopened last week.