Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two track workers who were killed by a train the officials said was operated by an inexperienced driver with inadequate supervision.
A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange nearly 100,000 enrollees beyond the original projections of the Obama administration, state officials announced Thursday.
A grass fire burned around 2 acres in the dry Kern riverbed Thursday morning in the area of Stockdale Highway and Jewetta Avenue.
Prosecutors say two women were raped by a man who lured them to Orange County motel rooms for so-called "spiritual cleansings" that involved rubbing whole eggs on their bodies.
Riverside County sheriff's officials say a deputy accidentally shot himself in the leg while trying to defend himself against an aggressive dog.
A Central Valley dentist accused of groping four female patients while they were sedated is facing three years in prison after pleading no contest to sexual battery charges.
Authorities say the ticketing area of a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport was partially evacuated after a man said he had a bomb in his bag.
Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond orchard, a mile from the San Joaquin River.
A man was sentenced Thursday to two years and eight months in prison for a deadly crash. Elias Martin Reyes-Campos, 44, of Lamont, was killed in October while crossing Weedpatch Highway.
The Kern Council of Governments is hosting a public workshop so the public can chime in on how to spend billions in transportation funds.
A man was arrested early Thursday for a minor stabbing in downtown Bakersfield.
At least five firefighters are among 14 people who were injured when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.
Wednesday morning, a host of political leaders joined many in the local waste and recycling community as they officially opened a new sorting facility called Metropolitan Recycling Center.
The One Classroom at a Time program is now in its third season. Thanks to our sponsor, MOR Furniture For Less, the One Classroom at a Time program is able to help public school teachers of Kern County.
Tickets are on sale for the second Kern County Nut Festival.