The city of Bakersfield Public Works Department has decided to remove a bothersome “right-turn only” sign from the corner of Panama Lane and Rutland Way after Eyewitness News called with several complaints from area residents.
Though she suffered from severe health issues of her own, Debra Hill was consumed with the care of her 13-year-old who suffered from a rare genetic disorder. The mother of two succumbed to complications and passed away.
Jeremy Hill Jr. is struggling to stay alive as he battles a rare genetic disorder called Adrenoleukodystrophy. His wish to meet the president and convince him to make a law to screen newborns for the disease.
The studio’s website says it’s closed. The parent company, CPI, closed hundreds of studios in Wal-Mart and Sears locations across the country.
A traveling carnival brought some family fun this weekend to the parking lot outside Valley Plaza Mall. The event offered fair-style rides and entertainment, and, of course, plenty of food. The carnival also had a sign stating, "EBT accepted here."
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — “Cynthia” is a parent of a fifth-grade girl who attends school in the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District.
Less than 48 hours after a 33-year-old man died while in the custody of Kern County deputies, the questions and accusations are mounting.
Oildale resident Martin Stewart says power lines downed during Sunday’s windstorm started a fire in his backyard, and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has not returned his calls for help.
A neighborhood hazard got even worse when the wind whipped up. Residents say work crews had left three big holes on their block, along with three large piles of dirt. All that dirt made for a lot of dust in the last few days.
A mother whose daughter was beaten at Curran Middle School says expulsion not enough for the perpetrator.
Although the dog lost her upper incisors and part of her nose, Sissy made a nearly complete recovery. On April 1, Sissy's mother, Maybell, escaped the yard and returned after less than two days. Howell brought her to Billingsley's office with traumatic injuries to her neck. She had broken bones, torn muscles and a gashed neck.
Synthetic marijuana, often known as "spice," is affecting not only young drug users, but even pregnant mothers. Doctors at Kern Medical Center treated one confirmed case, and they suspect others. The physicians will present a paper on the issue at a national conference next week.
So-called synthetic marijuana is banned under both federal and state law, but some local parents are contending "spice" is still being sold to their kids, and it has devastating effects.
So-called synthetic marijuana is banned under both federal and state law, but some local parents are contending it's still being sold to their kids, and it has devastating effects.
Rumors that a tragic violent act had happened inside their new home turned out to be true for a Stallion Springs family.
Extra U.S. Postal Service inspectors are working now in the Kern County area, trying to stop a sudden spike in mail theft.
Some Oildale shop owners are worried about what will open up in a now-closed medical marijuana dispensary. One merchant has heard it will house a so-called "sweepstakes cafe," and he thinks that would bring crime and problems to the area.
Eyewitness News has received numerous calls from frustrated commuters who can't find a way off Highway 99 in south Bakersfield. Ramp closures at Taft Highway, Panama Lane and White Lane have many drivers taking long detours.
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