One man was shot to death early Sunday morning in the 700 block of Geneva Avenue, another was wounded and taken by private means to a local hospital. Bakersfield police are investigating.
They drive fast cars. But they don't call them street racers. "It's just all show," said Ernesto, who spoke on condition that his last name not be used. "Just hanging out, barbecuing, meeting up with friends." They call themselves import enthusiasts, people who modify imported cars for hobby.
The Bakersfield Solid Waste Division said it won't have trash service on Thanksgiving.
The goal is to get a group of volunteers to supplement police services and free officers for high priority calls.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of burglarizing a business.
Police took a stand this weekend against street racing.
A man pleaded guilty Friday to murder and 12 other charges, five years after he killed a man to steal $600,000 in Native American benefits.
Police didn't say Friday why they suspect Patrick Terrel of the murder, but they said he became the suspect because of interviews and physical evidence.
The Bakersfield office of the California Highway Patrol will begin its CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive on Monday, running until Dec. 16.
Police said Wednesday that they believe bank robberies from Nov. 2 and Sept. 7 are connected.
A highway construction project will force the closure of a Panama Lane off-ramp from Wednesday through next Wednesday, Nov. 20.
City residents have had plenty to say about recent road-improvement projects. Criticism seems focused on the Centennial Corridor, which would have to take out a neighborhood to connect Highway 58 to the Westside Parkway. The other is the 24th Street widening project that would ease traffic for those traveling to Highway 178.
Mike Loya allegedly robbed Soul Purpose, a store dealing in environmentally friendly items, after placing some merchandise on the counter and then returning to the store a few minutes later with a gun.
Police were called around 11 a.m. for a missing child. The boy was found floating in a neighbor's pool on California Poppy Drive, near Buena Vista Road and Panama Lane.
Police want help finding a man who took photos of a girl without her permission.