Officials with the Kern County Department Of Human Services are urging people to wear a purple ribbon for heatstroke awareness.
The city of Bakersfield completed a $390,000 state-of-the-art upgrade to its traffic operations center last month.
Two people were arrested Thursday after a 3-year-old child and an 8-month-old child were found home alone.
A negotiating meeting proved fruitless Thursday with the city's bus strike now in its third week.
Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
Two California residents have pleaded guilty to drug charges after being stopped on Interstate 90 in south-central Montana with 115 pounds of marijuana in their rental car.
Neel Kashkari, a millionaire and former Goldman Sachs banker who is far behind Gov. Jerry Brown in pre-election polls, released a short documentary about the six nights he spent sleeping in parking lots and on park benches, and wrote about his experience in an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal.
California prison employees were pressured into falsifying suicide-watch records at the state's troubled new Stockton medical facility, endangering inmates and violating standards imposed in response to federal court orders, according to the union representing psychiatric technicians.
State officials say Californians buying individual health coverage on the statewide exchange will see their costs rise by an average of 4.2 percent in 2015, about half the increase the industry has seen in the past three years.
Eyewitness News looked into government salaries in Kern County and how they stack up to similar jobs in nearby counties.
The Outlets at Tejon will be open in less than a week. The shopping center is holding a grand-opening event at 9 a.m. next Thursday, Aug. 7. Stores will be open at 10 a.m. that day.
An Orange County packaged-food company is voluntarily recalling several products over fears of possible botulism contamination.
Scientists will try to determine what killed a 40-foot whale that floated into the port at the Port Hueneme naval base.
The pastor of an East Palo Alto church is being sued for allegedly trying to sell both the church and a house donated by a former deacon without permission of congregants.
Mercy Hospital downtown is opening the doors to its first oncology center.