Batteries in a "remote controlled type aircraft" caught fire Monday, causing roughly $20,000 in damage to a Ridgecrest home, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
There was standing room only Monday at the United Methodist Church in Delano as hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of 20-year-old Cody Harris.
Four alleged burglars were caught over the weekend. Officers conducting a burglary investigation on the 20300 block of 90th Street tracked the suspects to 20600 block of 92nd Street, police said.
Simon Commercial Real Estate said Monday that it bought 2 acres of land with plans to build a 9,100-square-foot store, which would open in the first half of next year.
On game days in Thermal, where date farms and desert surroundings evoke the Middle East and nearby communities have names like Mecca and Oasis, fans cheer a high school team known as the Arabs.
San Francisco Bay waters are becoming clearer as the Gold Rush-era silt that clouded them is increasingly being swept to sea, but this new clarity is promoting a different problem: algae.
A planned burn of vegetation around a lake in northern Los Angeles County is designed to improve the habitat of the tricolored blackbird.
It's become a predictable routine at Matt Pryor's insurance agency: An earthquake rumbles through Oklahoma, rattling dishes and nerves. Then the phones light up with calls and text messages from desperate residents asking if it's too late to buy a policy to cover any damage.
Of the estimated 90 to 100 people who fell ill, a Santa Monica, Calif., team accounted for about 50 cases and a Bakersfield, Calif., team accounted for some 25 cases, Gates said. He suspects some people may have caught the sickness before coming to the tournament, and spread it to others during long bus rides.
U.S. Marshals, Eastern District of California, Bakersfield Division, is looking for Phillip Powell.
About $100,000 worth of property was destroyed Monday morning at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Delano, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
The official count of the Teddy Bear Toss reached 7,477, which is fourth all-time in the event's history. The bears are collected by the United Way and are dispersed to Kern County's children in need.
A man shot twice Monday morning at a man burglarizing his vehicle, according to police.
A man suffering from a possible medical issue cornered a woman, believed to be his wife, and shot her Sunday afternoon while she was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher.