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3-year-old drowns at east Bakersfield home

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A 3-year-old child was pronounced dead after a drowning Saturday, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office said. Emergency crews were called to a home on Corazon Court in a neighborhood near Breckenridge and Vineland roads just before 5 p.m. for reports of a drowning. A 3-year-old was pulled from a pool and […]
BAKERSFIELD, CA
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2023 Living Vehicle travel trailers just add water

Living Vehicle makes travel trailers that are practically self-supporting, overlanding tiny homes with a focus on sustainable living. They aren't cheap, starting at $339,995 for the entry-level 2023 Core model, but they are beautiful, sturdy, and primarily solar powered; the Core comes with 1,400 kW of solar capacity and 14.4 kWh of storage capacity standard. The newest features for the Living Vehicle range could enable living off-grid for much longer than before, and make working vacations that much more productive.
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Bakersfield Californian

Not just catalytic converters: Thieves punching more holes in gas tanks

Worrying for the security of your catalytic converter is bad enough, but lately there's added reason to be concerned about leaving your car unattended: thieves punching holes in fuel tanks to steal gasoline. Statistics gathered by the Bakersfield Police Department show a 187 percent, year-over-year increase in the number of...
BAKERSFIELD, CA
Bakersfield Now

3,000 pounds of illegal fireworks, 18 firearms and cash seized: KCSO

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — A joint department operation led to around 3,000 pounds of illegal fireworks, several illegally-owned firearms and cash from sales of illegal drugs seized by authorities. The joint effort from KCSO, the Crimes Against Persons Unit, Bakersfield and Kern County Fire Departments was a response from...
BAKERSFIELD, CA
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Fire causes major damage to SW Bakersfield home

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Fire caused major damage to a portion of a southwest Bakersfield home Friday night, officials said. Emergency crews were called to a home on Duram Wheat Drive near McKee Road and Mountain Ridge Drive at around 10:15 p.m. Video from the scene showed a heavy fire burning through the home’s roof. […]
BAKERSFIELD, CA
Tehechapi News

New group works to address feral cat problem with TNR program

You may notice them around your neighborhood or perhaps hiding in the bushes behind a shopping center. They run when they see you, darting into safe spaces. Even an offer of food is unlikely to draw them out while you’re around. They live among us, but feral cats differ...
TEHACHAPI, CA
Bakersfield Californian

Digital concept renderings offer first peek at changes coming to Woolworth's building

They said from the beginning it was not going to be the Moneywise building. It's the Woolworth's building. The iconic red ribbon sign was not going anywhere, they said. Neither was the Woolworth's lunch counter or the long row of windows on 19th Street that will make the first floor into a kind of transparent fish bowl, with shoppers and coffee sippers taking the place of the goldfish.
BAKERSFIELD, CA
Bakersfield Californian

Public Health tackles 'epidemic' of deaths among Black mothers, babies

Danesha “Dani” Wallace knew something was wrong. Her pregnant self vomited all day. Hunger, but then also nausea, warred within the longtime Bakersfield resident. She had never felt so ill during her previous two pregnancies. “You are vomiting in your sleep,” said Wallace, who was 19 at the...
BAKERSFIELD, CA

Resolution to name interchange for slain KCSO Deputy Campas moves forward

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A resolution to honor slain Kern County Sheriff’s Deputy Phillip Campas with a memorial interchange is moving forward in the legislature. Sen. Shannon Grove introduced the resolution — SCR-75 — earlier this year to rename the interchange at highways 65 and 99 in Kern County as the Phillip Campas Memorial Interchange. […]
BAKERSFIELD, CA
Tehechapi News

COVID-19 — 65 new cases in 93561 last week

COVID-19 transmission continued to climb last week, moving Kern County and nearly 20 percent of counties in the country to a ranking of high transmission rate, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the cases reported in Tehachapi last week were lower than the week before.
KERN COUNTY, CA

‘God saved me’: Investigation continues after apartment explosion

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — An investigation continues after a suspected gas leak led to an explosion in a Central Bakersfield apartment building. The blast rocked the neighborhood, ripping a wall away from the building, but key questions remain unanswered. “I’ve been in the Army. I’ve been in situations where bombs were going off around me, […]
BAKERSFIELD, CA
Bakersfield Californian

Kern County Probation arrests 1 after home call

The Kern County Probation Department’s Mandatory Supervision Unit arrested a man on suspicion of violating his probation and drug charges after conducting a search of a home in Bakersfield. On Tuesday, officers arrested 20-year-old Juan Garcia on Tuesday, after a search of his home in the 1200 block of...
KERN COUNTY, CA
Bakersfield Now

Suspected DUI crash injures 2, 1 with life-threatening injuries

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — Two men were injured in a suspected DUI crash early Friday morning on South H Street, leaving one with life-threatening injuries, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. At approximately 2:56 a.m. officers responded to the intersection of S. H Street and Belle Terrace for reports...
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