Highway 178 has reopened after a mudslide with rocks blocked the roadway in both directions inside the Kern River Canyon.
Under a proposed law by state Sen. Holly Mitchell, families who get cash assistance may be eligible for additional aid if they have more children.
Since appearing on television, the local restaurant has been packed.
Hundreds of people gather for the black history parade.
State regulators are taking a hard look at wastewater disposal in Kern County's oil fields.
The Kern County Homeless Collaborative released the 2015 Homelessness Census.
Farmers in the Central Valley received more bad news Friday as the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced that the Central Valley Project will not be receiving any federal water.
Federal investigators said a pickup truck driver who turned on to railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train made a "mistake," while prosecutors released him from jail as they considered whether to pursue criminal charges.
Kern County's district attorney said she and her staff will join a local school program that aims to prevent bullying.
Train company BNSF has announced that it is pouring $141 million into California railroads.
A viewer called our tip line, concerned about flooding along Highway 184 in Lamont.
An Eyewitness News investigation into credit card spending by Kern High School District officials revealed this week that school employees paid as much as $309 a night for a taxpayer-funded hotel room in 2014.
A state appeals court upholds the decision of a Kern County judge to dismiss charges of child molestation, because a prosecutor deliberately tampered with evidence.
A seventh-grade student comes up with a way to help find a missing 13-year-old girl.
One person was killed in a southwest Bakersfield crash early Thursday morning.