A former Southern California cosmetic surgeon has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 61-year-old patient during a liposuction operation that lasted more than 11 hours.
On Jan. 25, 1915 the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (now AT&T) conducted the call before the opening of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and World's Fair in San Francisco.
San Jose police say eight people have been arrested after officers broke up a home-based casino with roughly 15 video gambling machines.
Authorities in Tulare County are search for a hit-and-run driver who killed an 84-year-old woman.
Three young children were found in a home with weapons and drugs, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Seventy people have been infected in a measles outbreak that led California public health officials to urge those who haven't been vaccinated against the disease, including children too young to be immunized, should avoid Disney parks where the spread originated.
A cluster of 8 earthquakes shook northwestern Nevada overnight, about 40 miles southeast of the Oregon town of Lakeview.
The Bakersfield City Council on Wednesday night unanimously approved the final layout of the 24th Street widening project. That will be presented to the public Feb. 4.
On the American Lung Association’s annual state of tobacco control report, Bakersfield received failing grades across the board.
State Senators Bill Monning and Lois Wolk have proposed the End of Life Option Act, which would give people who are terminally ill the option of legally ending their lives with a doctor-prescribed lethal dose of drugs.
As Bakersfield College gets ready to offer a new four-year degree, local companies say the jobs are there for students who graduate from it.
Two state firefighters were fired Wednesday and another has resigned after an ethics investigation that stemmed from the killing of a battalion chief's girlfriend.
California public health officials say unvaccinated people and children too young to be immunized against measles should avoid Disneyland after new infections were linked to the theme park.
The Tehachapi Police Department reported an overall reduction in serious crime for last year.
Twice Tuesday, officers were called after a man acted strangely with women.