A neighbor expressed concern for safety after spotting people living in Lowell Park. Police say "lodging" in city parks is illegal, and parks crews convinced a number of those at that park to move along.
Police officers convicted of a crime or found to be dishonest are commonly referred to as "Brady cops," because their credibility has been compromised. And, while some are fired, others remain on the job.
Since cul de sacs have been installed on five streets intersecting with 24th Street in downtown Bakersfield, some residents who live on 21st Street aren’t happy about the increased traffic.
Home alarm systems are a popular way to protect your family and possessions, but one local woman feels they are useless.
Timothy Williamson is upset because he moved his family down to Bakersfield from the Sacramento area in mid-February, into a rental property, only to be inundated by septic issues with the home.
The Bakersfield City School District is investigating an incident at an elementary school that may have resulted in the improper restraint of a special-needs student, according to an official.
Jim Smith, who travels along Highway 119 on his way to Bakersfield, said Wednesday that he's concerned about the bee boxes, used in an orchard, along the side of the road.
Police have a system in place to ensure that serious crimes are dealt with first. But, what happens when a call comes in that isn't a matter of life or death but the perpetrators are in eyesight?
Construction along Gosford Road has sparked a lot of interest from drivers. Metal plates covering the roadway are loud and even a little scary for some, but the city ensures you have little to worry about.
"It was an attack by someone with a large knife or a machete," said veterinarian Dr. Bryan Jenson. “This is the first time I've ever seen such wounds on a dog. That’s one of the things a serial killer will start out with."
Neighbors say renters left at least seven cats abandoned when they moved out of a southwest Bakersfield house about two weeks ago.
California's database of unclaimed property shows billions of dollars in hard property and money, waiting to be transferred to its rightful owner.
Most of Kern County is a desert, and from the farms to the faucets, Californians use more water today than ever before. But, as the state follows up the driest calendar year on record with an even drier start to 2014, water levels are shrinking quickly across the state.
As the drought continues to threaten California's vast agriculture industry, politicians at the federal level continue to work on comprehensive legislation aimed at releasing water to farmers and communities.
In the wake of a Bakersfield funeral home closed down for code violations and under investigation by the state, Eyewitness News wondered about your rights when it comes to cemeteries and funeral homes during one of the most emotional times of your life.