Students at nearly 250 California schools posted photos on social-media websites while they were taking standardized tests, again prompting questions about testing security, state education officials said. Nine Kern County schools ended up on the list from state officials.
One person has died in a crash between a motorcycle and semitruck on Copus Road just east of Interstate 5, south of Bakersfield.
"New funding is what allows us to sort of move the needle, right, when renewal funding allows us to keep the programs we have, which are essential, but new funding lets us get people who are on the streets, into housing, and, so, very excited," Garden Pathways executive Kim Albers said Thursday.
A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Tehachapi regarding accusations made by two officers who were employed with the police department.
Patricia Young of Tehachapi was just headed out to feed the hummingbirds Wednesday morning, but when she opened her door, she got a bit of a surprise - a skunk.
Teen drivers can take part in the Start Smart Program, a safe-driving course put on by the California Highway Patrol.
East Kern County commuters have a number of questions after a bridge on Highway 58 in Sand Canyon was torn down and workers didn't return to put it back up.
A jury has returned death verdicts for two Tehachapi prison inmates who murdered a fellow inmate in May 2009.
A woman remains hospitalized with severe burns, a day after a Kern County firefighter rescued her from her Tehachapi home.
A woman is hospitalized with burn injuries following an early morning fire in Tehachapi. She was pulled from the fire by a firefighter who used his hands to tear a hole into the home when he heard her screams for help.
Hundreds of pounds of illegal fireworks have been seized through an undercover operation headed by Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall.
California fire officials are warning that the state could face one of the worst wildfire seasons in a century.
A Kern County supervisor announced Friday that four men were prosecuted for trespassing on private residential land and chopping down trees to sell the lumber.
A Kern County jury found two inmates guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder in the death of a fellow inmate.
Voters in Bakersfield, Wasco and Stallion Springs vote on issues and city council race.