A family wants answers, saying they waited months for much-needed medical supplies. For 12 years, they've been getting oxygen and breathing equipment from Right HealthCare. Now they wonder if the company is still in business.
Mattresses, bags of trash and other litter line a stretch of Cottonwood Road from about White Lane to Panama Lane. A frustrated driver said she called both Bakersfield and Kern County officials but couldn't get a straight answer on who should clean it up.
Bakersfield College’s bookstore will once again allow military veterans to use special vouchers to purchase textbooks. The store stopped taking the vouchers for at least three months, because the store was allegedly no longer receiving reimbursements from the Veterans Administration.
Two sick kittens were spotted by a resident in Lamont, and though he was first told Kern County Animal Control could not rescue them, by mid-day the small animals were safely at the shelter. But, animal control officials said the plight of these kittens also highlights the serious need for more animal "foster families."
Griselda Pandura’s 4-year-old old daughter was drinking a Capri Sun at a birthday party when she decided she didn’t want it anymore because it tasted funny. So, her mother decided to open up the juice pouch, finding a fungus-like substance inside. It was mold.
As the nation honors our veterans, local volunteers are ready to help a local vet. Korean War veteran Bill Quigley faces losing his apartment because the stove didn't pass a housing assistance inspection. But, offers flood in to either fix the stove or get him a new one.
A local veteran says he just wants help to stay in his apartment. He gets Section 8 rent assistance, but that's in jeopardy because the apartment may not pass that program's inspection. The 82-year-old vet says the landlord hasn't fixed the stove as required.
A Bakersfield couple says they've tried for months to get repairs made to their apartment. And now instead of fixing the problems the landlord is kicking them out. The apartment manager says the couple continually complains and won't allow workers in to fix things. The renters are now taking the dispute to the new "Tenant Landlord Assistance Center."
One local organization is leveling accusations against a new group that's just started soliciting donations. "Ray's Life Ministries" set up outside several stores this week. The organization "Nu Creations" has put out similar solicitors for several years, and they raised questions to city officials about the new group.
Smoking in bars was banned in California years ago, but some tavern patrons say it's still happening, and they want it stopped. Eyewitness News was contacted about two bars, and the owner says they fall under an exemption. But, local authorities say there are no exceptions to the no-smoking rule, and they continue to crack down when they get complaints.
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."