The Links for Life annual Paint the Town Pink luncheon and fashion show helped raise money to battle breast cancer Thursday.
The Great ShakeOut was first held in California in 2008 and participation has since spread around the globe. This year, Japan, Canada, Italy and Guam joined the drill. Thursday's drills were to conclude in Alaska and Hawaii at the designated moment in those time zones.
Memorial Hospital employees learned about safety and practiced emergency drills Wednesday.
Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center is teaming with the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital for a local pediatric oncology and hematology center.
Guy Wojtanowski called Eyewitness News after buying already expired food from a 99 Cents Only Stores location in Oildale. A can of his favorite soup, Anderson's Tomato, was expired. One of them was dated as far back as October 2011.
USDA said Wednesday that Foster Farms, owner of the three facilities, has until tomorrow to tell the department how it will fix the problem. The company was notified Monday.
Nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants in California will be allowed to perform a type of early abortion under legislation signed Wednesday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Links for Life is hosting its annual Paint the Town Pink luncheon and fashion show Oct. 17.
State Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, has authored a CPR bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown as a "direct result" of an 87-year-old woman's death in a Bakersfield care facility.
One of the biggest reforms as part of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies will no longer be allowed to deny people coverage if they have pre-existing conditions. However, that portion of the law, like the day that health care actually becomes available, doesn't begin until Jan. 1.
The Kern County Public Health Services Department has announced its schedule of flu vaccination clinics.
The Valley Air District issued a warning Thursday for blowing dust through Friday.
Local organizations say they were very busy with calls from people wanting to know if they can get medical insurance under the new Affordable Care Act. Tuesday, October 1 was the first day to enroll, and groups say their phones were ringing off the hook.