The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is in the Bakersfield area this week.
Authorities say eight firefighters were injured after battling a large and extremely hot fire that engulfed a storage facility in Venice.
A federal investigation into the in-custody death of David Silva is over, and Kern County deputies involved in Silva's arrest will not face prosecution.
An east Bakersfield storage facility has been the target of nearly a dozen burglaries and thefts in the last several weeks.
The Kern County Parks and Recreation Commission is discussing the idea of allowing swimming in a zoned area of the lake. The lake currently only allows boating, fishing, and waterskiing.
The seventh annual Bakersfield Comic-Con was the biggest one yet.
A man and woman wanted in connection with the July 18, 2010, death of a Bakersfield foster child have been returned by the FBI to Kern County to face charges.
A crash into a fence in the area of 7th Avenue and Fremont Street around 7:20 Saturday night turned quickly into a triple-homicide investigation.
A man who hit a parked school bus Friday afternoon with his 2002 Subaru Impreza told California Highway Patrol investigators the accident happened because he was using his cellphone.
A man accused of trying to kidnap a woman at knifepoint was involved in two crashes afterward that police say led to his arrest.
Thousands of hours go into search-and-rescue missions every year in Kern County. Local taxpayers foot some of that bill, but hundreds of volunteers donate the majority of the effort and expense.
Russo’s Books, Bakersfield's only independent general bookstore, has opened a new office.
A Southern California jury on Friday found that a castrated sex offender should no longer be considered a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release.
Police want help identifying and locating a man suspected of stealing a parcel off a front porch.
Police are looking for a woman who is suspected of grand theft by pretending to be a property owner and taking a would-be tenant's money.