The recovering real estate market helped fuel assessed property value growth of 5.9 percent in Kern County, according to Second District Board of Equalization Member George Runner.
The subject of swimming in Lake Ming will be addressed at Wednesday's meeting of the Kern County Parks & Rec Commission.
Tuesday Bakersfield hosted the inaugural Oil & Gas West Coast Industry Summit.
Kern County's Public Health Department says local medical providers are working to meet the latest federal recommendations for Ebola.
A man is left confused and frustrated after he feels he was denied a job based on his tattoos.
A Kern County jury convicted a man Tuesday of abusing his 2-year-old son.
A prosecutor at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias showed jurors two photos Tuesday of her ex-boyfriend and victim Travis Alexander.
The quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid in and around Bakersfield has expanded to 148 square miles, the California Department of Food and Agriculture said Tuesday.
A bank was robbed Tuesday afternoon on Gosford Road just north of White Lane.
The National Park Service says a 47-year-old California man rock-climbing in Utah's Zion National Park died over the weekend after falling in a canyon.
Three teens are awaiting extradition to California following their arrest in Mexico in a shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy and wounded three others.
Forecasters say a large northwest swell will bring big surf to Central Coast beaches.
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.
The Bakersfield Police Department will deploy extra officers on Halloween to combat drunken driving.
Food left on the stove caused a house fire Tuesday morning that left two adults and a child displaced.