Even though both candidates for California Senate point to the water bond as a way of showing how the two parties can come together in Sacramento, incumbent Andy Vidak and challenger Luis Chavez think they’re very far apart on other issues.
Arvin families evacuated months ago, want more tests before they'll feel safe to go home. Even though the evacuation order was lifted Thursday by the fire chief, Kern County officials say additional tests are planned to re-check for the presence of toxic chemicals. Those results will be reviewed by state experts, hopefully in about four weeks.
We put out a call on Facebook to try and find the coolest and the scariest haunted houses this year, and Eyewitness News reporter Adam Herbets found out that if you go out this year, you’re going to see a lot more than just jack-o-lanterns and spider webs.
The parents of a dead infant have been arrested, each accused of child endangerment. The father was arrested on suspicion of murder.
A San Diego County woman has been attacked and stabbed in her home by an intruder dressed as the Grim Reaper on Halloween.
A much-needed, if poorly timed, storm rolled into California, dampening the Giants' World Series championship parade in San Francisco and promising to force candy-seeking ghosts and witches throughout Northern California to cover up with rain jackets in the evening.
Bear Valley police have arrested a man suspected of sexual assault and burglary.
A convicted killer was sentenced to death Friday after his motion for a new trial was denied in Kern County court.
Virgin Galactic reported Friday morning that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism aircraft was lost after a "serious anomaly" during a test flight.
Three firms are bidding to build the second leg of California's $68 billion high-speed rail system, which will run from Fresno to Bakersfield.
A man wanted on a warrant alleging attempted murder was arrested Thursday night after a nearly four-hour standoff in the 1400 block of Flower Street with Bakersfield police.
After eight Arvin families were forced out of their homes for more than seven months, Kern County Services Director Brian Marshall said it is safe for them to return home.
Eyewitness News uncovers how hackers can get personal information off your devices once they are connected to a public network, and the steps you can take to limit your exposure.
With Halloween approaching, officers are taking on "community oriented policing," according to McFarland Police Chief Scott Kimble.
A Kern County Juvenile Hall corrections officer has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a detainee.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says it has planted about 20,000 fish into local rivers and lakes in the last month.
Votes can be cast early not only via mailed ballots but also in person this weekend at the Kern County Elections Office.
The California Department of Public Health has issued a 21-day quarantine order for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients, but the restrictions will be determined by county health officers depending on the individual's level of risk exposure.
A judge on Thursday approved a debt plan by Stockton, California, one of the largest U.S. cities to declare bankruptcy, allowing it to reorganize more than $900 million in long-term debt and put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind it.
A hunter who was missing in the Northern California wilderness says he roasted grasshoppers and lizards during his seven days lost in the woods.
A gang member was sentenced Thursday to life in prison on murder and attempted murder convictions.
Authorities say a civilian pilot killed in a jet crash during a military training exercise near a California Navy base was a 45-year-old Utah resident.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that 47-year-old Michael Dale Pierce is suspected of molesting two female children.
The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.
Gov. Jerry Brown stopped in Arvin for a Wednesday rally, hoping to pump up Democrat party faithful and promote Propositions 1 and 2. Brown says the two measures are vital to California and important to Kern County.
A parent contacted Eyewitness News, upset after she received two parking tickets in one month at her child's school.
Eyewitness News got Halloween safety advice from the Kern County fire and sheriff's departments.
Here, reporter Anthony Bailey breaks down Props 47 and 48.
Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday urged California Democrats to vote, saying it is the only solution to political gridlock in Washington, D.C., as he rallied with vulnerable congressional incumbents who are at risk of losing their seats in Tuesday's midterm elections.
The Check Before You Burn winter air-pollution control program is back, starting this weekend.
Here you'll find the area's most wanted prison parolees. CDCR parolees appear here because they are in violation of their parole status.
A casino at the center of a tribe's internal power struggle will remain closed until rival factions that operate it can settle their differences that recently erupted into an armed confrontation, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Family members say a 59-year-old hunter and his dog were found alive nearly a week after going missing on a hunting trip in a remote Northern California wilderness area.