On streets and alleys around 34th Street, a local organization is doing more than just picking up trash. Garden Pathways says their effort aims to convince neighbors they care, and then help those neighbors get some potentially life-changing help. They call it helping from the inside out.
Some central Bakersfield neighbors want more action to clean up a vacant house that's drawing plenty of problems. It sits in the 1800 block of Orange Street, and code enforcement officers say they have an investigation underway.
An east Bakersfield man, Daniel Marrujo, sent Eyewitness News a video of two cars racing down a residential street.
McFarland police chief Greg Herrington is reportedly put on administrative leave, but city officials are tight lipped about the matter.
After a viewer contacted Eyewitness News, wanting to know what can be done about abandoned shopping carts, we began to look into what the city and county are doing to alleviate the problem.
Planning for the Centennial Corridor has been going on for years, but Tuesday morning, Kern County supervisors gave a vote of confidence to put it one step closer to the finish.
Recent news of the county's intent to sue in opposition of the high-speed rail project has some wondering if the move will have a negative impact on the county’s bid for the heavy maintenance yard.
Eyewitness News has previously investigated alleged business fraud and employee mistreatment by Galloway. His website, Catholic.org, generates revenue by with advertising and hosting for faith-based businesses.
Eyewitness News has learned Basham Funeral Care is the target of the probe, and some families say the problem has caused delays in laying loved ones to rest.
A Bakersfield man said he was forced to cancel his bank accounts after someone stole several checks from his outgoing mailbox in south Bakersfield, an Eyewitness News investigation discovered.
The number of deadly drunk-driving cases has shot up in Kern County in the last six months. The special district attorney team that prosecutes these crimes says the drivers are mostly "recreational drinkers," and community attitudes need to change.
A Bakersfield family says they were just out for an evening walk when they came across a very unpleasant odor.
A family says a man went door-to-door throughout their neighborhood last week offering fake business cards, prompting concerns of potential criminal activity.
Not only is it getting more difficult to keep track of sex offenders, but Kern County Sheriff's investigators are not currently enforcing Jessica's Law.
With California's ongoing drought, members of the Kern River Valley say tourism has dropped significantly amid "misconceptions" of the region's water levels.