A family trying to add its newest member has run into a string of problems when trying to adopt from Kern County Animal Services. Now, they question if the shelter is safe.
The good news for Bakersfield residents – police are responding to life-and-death calls much faster this year than they did last year, records show.
What began as a bothersome odor coming from an empty lot in Oildale in early March has resulted in the removal of what public health officials say are dangerous chemicals.
A SWAT standoff in Taft on Saturday ended with the arrest of a man suspected of murder.
Though she can't afford an attorney, Lisa Knight says she will continue to fight to regain custody of her daughter, who was placed in custody with the father, a registered sex offender.
A violent confrontation between a police officer and a woman was caught on cellphone video, and one bystander who saw the incident is questioning the use of force.
When Shamrock Social Gaming and Mining opened on Brundage Lane, Eyewitness news immediately got questions from viewers who were worried that is it catering to gamblers. As of Wednesday, local authorities said they could not comment on the operation.
A property owner said alleged squatters did massive damage to a house he was fixing up to sell, and he has a warning to others with homes that are vacant or under renovation.
The Kern High School District is making changes following an Eyewitness News investigation into the district’s credit card spending.
The updated median on Mt. Vernon Avenue between Columbus and University Avenue includes lots of additional trees and plants, and some residents ask whether that's a good idea during the state's severe drought.
An Eyewitness News investigation helped make one road more safe in Lamont. On Feb. 26, Raul Rocha called Eyewitness News, concerned about flooding along Highway 184.
A Bakersfield family is concerned about new flooring they installed in their entire home after seeing media reports raising questions about chemical emissions from the material.
An investigation into the Delano Joint Union High School District’s credit card spending in 2014 revealed the district paid for several board members to stay in a $500-a-night hotel in downtown San Francisco while attending a conference last year.
The smelly remains of an old oil reservoir believed to have been constructed shortly after the turn of the 20th century has an Oildale neighborhood closing windows and limiting time outdoors.
It's a story every parent of a teenager should see. Two teenagers at a Bakersfield high school use social media to cyber-shame two disabled students they were supposed to protect.