Numbers just released by a watchdog group show thousands of retired California educators get pensions of $100,000 or more.
A Bakersfield woman turned to us after four pharmacies refused to fill her order.
Hundreds of Central Valley educators are retired and collect generous pensions. We'll show you the eye-popping numbers and how much comes from you, the taxpayer.
Less than 24 hours after a 14-year-old girl died at Richland Junior High School in Shafter, a former employee of the school district reached out to Eyewitness News and told us that he thinks this death could have been prevented if certain action was taken years ago.
Bakersfield police seized computers at one site on Brundage Lane last week, and now at least two similar businesses have opened up. Spokesmen say it's all legal, but authorities say they'll continue aggressive investigations of the operations.
Kern Regional Center executive director gets $35,000 raise despite calls for his stepping down.
After weeks of grumbling from drivers, local and state highway officials this week granted requests for clearer lane lines on Highway 58.
Caltrans officials say the bridge is safe, but engineering reports Eyewitness News obtained in an open records request describe the Golden State Highway bridge over the Kern River as “structurally deficient.”
While Kern Regional Center is in the middle of a state investigation, the chief executive director was given a hefty raise, and you paid for it. We ask how they justify this use of taxpayer money.
Eyewitness News discovered one of Kern County's most heavily traveled bridges is also one of its most dangerous.
It’s getting easier and easier for thieves to get into your home, steal your things and get out without leaving a trace.
"Carfax gets vehicle information from over 92,000 sources across North America, and many of those are service and repair locations," said Chris Basso, Carfax PR manager. "That tells us the odometer reading, the work that they did on the vehicle, and the mileage that they noted on the time it was brought in for service."
You may be giving thieves the tools they need to rip you off.
In total, between the Kern County Fire Department and the Bakersfield Fire Department, the county has seen 44 vacant structure fires.
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