It's the latest demonstration since a Missouri grand jury declined to bring charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a young black man earlier this year.
The death of a man found in the Kern River last week has been ruled an accident.
A Social Studies teacher at Ridgeview High School is under investigation, accused of exchanging sex-related text messages with a female student in his classroom.
Among the announced developments: eight restaurants in and around Bakersfield, led by franchisees Dan Almquist and Robert Jonas.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office reported an increase in the number of tire and wheel thefts in the past month.
A petition to overturn the new law that bans single-use plastic bags in California is underway.
Weekend shooting suspect David Figueroa was in Kern County court Tuesday, charged with attempted murder and felony gang counts.
Stalking suspect Greg Miller, 51, was in Kern County court Tuesday for arraignment.
Paul Ray Parra Jr. was in Kern County court Tuesday, facing charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Officers parked in the area of Cottonwood Road and East Planz Road were fired on by a passing vehicle earlier this month.
McAllister Ranch was originally supposed to be 2,000 acres, complete with homes and a golf course designed by professional golfer Greg Norman.
Kern County's branch of the NAACP is joining the national organization in calling for fighting against racial profiling, and "overaggressive" policing in minority communities.
A business with 14 employees was evacuated Tuesday when a crew digging for cable lines hit and ruptured a 2-inch natural gas line.
A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when his family speaks to him.
Like previous protests that followed the Occupy Oakland movement and the verdict in Florida's George Zimmerman case, Oakland demonstrators became violent whereas other large cities saw relative calm.