Thousands of hours go into search-and-rescue missions every year in Kern County. Local taxpayers foot some of that bill, but hundreds of volunteers donate the majority of the effort and expense.
“I found out that, after talking to them today, there is no easement,” he said. “They wanted us to voluntarily take our trees out ... I choose not to, and so far everyone I’ve talked to chooses not to. We wouldn’t have found this out, the story wouldn’t have come out, if it hadn’t have been for Eyewitness News.”
A man is left confused and frustrated after he feels he was denied a job based on his tattoos.
“They have a 10-foot easement along (the side of my yard), and all of my vegetation and all my trees would have to come out, which I don’t think is fair,” he said. “It’s not right.”
“It is all tied to him. No one else in the park has any problems with any bed bugs,” she said. “They share the clothes, they share the pillows, they share the blankets, and it's just gone from these three homes.”
A woman home alone is awakened by an intruder in her bedroom. She urges community vigilance for greater safety.
Month after month the hole remained, covered by a mess of metal plates, temporary cement and wood panels - not to mention the PG&E signs and caution tape.
A string of burglaries in one south Bakersfield neighborhood has residents there on edge.
Security at East Hills Mall is on the lookout after teenagers were caught on camera allegedly stealing from a store. The store owner said the problem is bigger than just a single theft.
A Bakersfield woman contacted Eyewitness News after she saw water coming from under a street.
A viewer contacted Eyewitness News upset about graffiti in a southwest Bakersfield neighborhood.
A family in east Bakersfield is preparing to make a stand to stay in their new home after Code Enforcement officials told them Monday that they had 48 hours to get out.
People are using "social media shaming" to hold each other accountable for their alleged bad actions.
Last week, Angela Green brought our attention to illegal dumping in her neighborhood. The strip of land as long as a football field was covered with broken televisions, tires, beer bottles and garbage.
The intersection of Berkshire and Stine, just south of Panama, is heavily traveled, especially in the mornings and evenings. One mother is worried about the students who walk this way to go to school.