A southeast Bakersfield man complains illegal drag racing and illegal dumping are making his neighborhood dangerous and ugly.
Owners checked on their property Wednesday morning on Kentucky Street and found squatters.
A longtime eyesore on the southbound Highway 99 in north Bakersfield will finally be fixed. Caltrans officials say the badly burned highway sign just south of Olive Drive will be replaced with a new one by December.
Health officials Tuesday said a mercury spill that happened two weeks ago may still be a danger to the public.
A Bakersfield woman has spoken out for the first time after her house was contaminated with a small amount of liquid mercury.
The drive on Highway 178 east of Bakersfield is getting smoother, with the new interchange at Morning Drive. But, neighbors wonder why trees are being planted when the state's in the middle of a drought.
Metro Bakersfield was found to have the second-highest rate in the country of young adults who aren't in school and aren't working.
Neighbors in an area south of Ming Avenue complain they've been stuck with illegal dumping and homeless camps for a long time, and they wonder why nothing has been done.
In ongoing efforts to curb copper wire theft, the sheriff's department on Thursday arrested the owner of an east Bakersfield recycling center.
The state of California says there are thousands of people wasting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars by filing too many lawsuits.
With anger, fear and worry, a group of Oildale families is now protesting in front of two stores that they insist still sell the synthetic drug called "spice."
Neighbors are frustrated over an eyesore nobody seems to do anything about. Abandoned shopping carts cluster at the side of streets and clog alleys in one northeast Bakersfield area.
An Eyewitness News investigation into stolen public property revealed that in the last 18 months, local taxpayers have paid more than $60,000 to replace copper wire stolen from light posts along city streets and in city parks.
The agency has converted its 190,000-pound DC-8 airliner into a flying laboratory, in which officials are able to grab real-time samples of the air from the areas they fly over.
Taxpayers bought it, but now it’s gone. An Eyewitness News investigation revealed nearly $20,000 of miscellaneous Kern County property that’s been either stolen or misplaced in the last fiscal year.