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.
What happens when we give a family 10 minutes to gather everything and escape in an emergency. Find out how prepared they, and maybe you, are.
A check to make sure early release inmates are staying out of trouble has led to three arrests.
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.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has established two new phone numbers that the public can utilize to report drug and gang activity.
The free festival, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Railroad Park, is slated to feature an apple pie eating contest, old-style carnival games, live music and "plenty of apple related products," according to organizers.
Four children were taken into protective custody following an investigation Tuesday in Tehachapi.
A former Tehachapi community activist was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail on a sex charge. Steven Vogel was accused of having sex with two teenaged boys.
Kern County deputies found a woman in her 40s who they say had been tied up and raped by a 79-year-old man. They heard her cries of distress coming from inside the man's garage.
A big rig crash Thursday morning on Highway 58 blocked westbound traffic from Tehachapi to Bakersfield. In an unrelated incident, a semitruck overturned on southbound Interstate 5 near Gorman on Thursday morning, blocking two of three lanes.
A plane crash near Tehachapi seriously injured one of three men who were on board Saturday afternoon.
The Tehachapi Warriors are under the spotlight in this edition of Countdown to Hometown Sports, a team-by-team preview of Kern County's high school football teams for the 2013 season.
Complaints about possible drug trafficking led to a probation search Tuesday at a Tehachapi-area home that sheriff's investigators said netted 5 arrests and the seizure of methamphetamine.