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.
Two drivers were injured Wednesday in a crash at Old River Road and Highway 119.
Prosecutors have filed felony charges against a man accused of driving off with an undercover Los Angeles police officer hanging onto the side of his SUV, which ultimately crashed and left the officer with broken bones.
A former Southern California police officer charged with molesting a 14-year-old girl in his department's Explorer Program has been sentenced to two years and eight months in prison.
A person was shot in the face with a BB gun inside a casino in Northern California.