A house fire around the Northern California city of Placerville has left two people dead.
The Kern County bomb squad detonated a suspicious device Friday that briefly halted Highway 99 traffic.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says Andrew Garfield, who plays Spider-Man on the big screen, spent time on Monday with 5-year-old Miles Scott and his family at Disneyland.
The Fifth Appellate District in Fresno found in favor of the Kern County District Attorney's Office, which claimed that Internet cafes are illegal gambling organizations.
Kern County's January unemployment rate, which was not seasonally adjusted, was 12.3 percent. Bakersfield's unemployment rate was 8.5 percent.
California State University, Bakersfield's new residence halls are on schedule for its January opening, according to a university official.
Kern High School District teachers could soon be getting a salary raise.
Five other states on Thursday joined Missouri's effort to strike down a California law barring the sale of eggs produced by hens kept it cages that don't meet size and space requirements.
The city of Delano says it is paying out too much money for fire protection to the Kern County Fire Department and would rather start its own department as a way to save money.
A two-count federal indictment was returned Thursday against an Arvin man accused of circulating child pornography that he obtained by sexually exploiting young girls across the country.
Caltrans is warning drivers that a section of Highway 46 will be reduced to one lane next week. During construction, delays could last up to 15 minutes, Caltrans said.
A California Yellow Pages company filed a lawsuit against AT&T and its corporate partners Wednesday in a dispute over phone book advertising.
The Department of Water Resources never looked at the ecological effects of running the Kern Water Bank when the state transferred the bank to private hands in 1997, Judge Timothy Frawley ruled.
The Bakersfield City Firefighters Relief Association is holdings its third-annual Trout Fishing Derby this weekend.
A 23-year-old man from Delhi, near Merced, was arrested Tuesday with drugs in his luggage at the Bakersfield Amtrak station.