A Kern County detentions officer has been charged with misdemeanor assault under color of authority against an inmate.
Officials say residents of a Central Valley community where hundreds of home wells have run dry can now take hot showers.
A strike by some truckers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is being expanded, with protest organizers targeting three more companies they accuse of unfair labor practices.
A gang member was sentenced Tuesday in Kern County court to 23 years in prison for a 2013 shooting.
Ventura County firefighters were allowing spot fires to consume an unstable substance that ignited at a wastewater facility near Santa Paula agricultural fields, injuring at least two people early Tuesday.
The prosecution rested its case Tuesday afternoon during the jury trial against Bryan Oliver, the teen accused of trying to kill two classmates at Taft Union High School in a shooting nearly two years ago.
The San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley will decide whether to slap stickers on gas pumps warning that burning fuel contributes to global warming in a plan that's a first of its kind in the country.
Renewed allegations of sexual assault leveled against Bill Cosby haven't dampened ticket sales for his upcoming Bakersfield show, according to an official with the Fox Theater.
Police say they are constrained when it comes to searching for missing persons.
Yoselin Calderon had gone missing in June, and her body's now been identified as the victim found earlier this month in a creek bed.
Seven years before outrage erupted over veterans waiting and then dying for treatment at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, Eyewitness News exposed complaints of long wait times and, sometimes, alleged shoddy service at the Bakersfield VA clinic.
The Taft City School District says its superintendent has been arrested again on suspicion of drunken driving.
The police department released the names of four officers involved last week in a fatal shooting of a suspect.
The largest solar power plant of its type in the world — once promoted as a turning point in green energy — isn't producing as much energy as planned.
Authorities are investigating the fall of a teenage boy from a Ferris wheel in suburban Phoenix.