Toxic Geographical Location and High Traffic Density Blamed for Poor Air Quality in Bakersfield and South LAMTU StoriesNewsBreak Contributor
Baseball: Ohio State heads west for 3 games with Cal State-BakersfieldThe LanternNewsBreak Contributor
Heavy snow and high winds expected to impact travel in Central California; Sierra Nevada and Tehachapi RangeBe HappyNewsBreak Contributor
California bullet train faces uncertain future due to lack of financingDollar DealsNewsBreak Contributor
Blistering Blizzard in BakersfieldLook Who's BloggingNewsBreak Contributor
Crash leaves one car on top of another in SW Bakersfield
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A vehicle crash in southwest Bakersfield ended with one car on top of another Wednesday night. The crash happened just before midnight on Belle Terrace and New Stine Road. At least one person was seen carried away in a stretcher. It was not immediately known what caused the crash or the […]
Bakersfield National Cemetery to begin holding unaccompanied services again
The Bakersfield National Cemetery is resurrecting its unaccompanied ceremonies for service men and women interred without family.
Letter to the editor: Thankful for a tummy full of love
Do you know what it's like falling asleep with a tummy full of love?. I do. And, I have since I became a guest here at Bakersfield’s Brundage Lane Navigation Center.
Bakersfield National Cemetery to hold ceremony Thursday
A ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bakersfield National Cemetery will honor unaccompanied veterans interred there and include a wreath laying ceremony commemorating Vietnam Veterans Day. The unaccompanied veterans ceremony recognizes men and women, interred without family present, since last summer's ceremony.
Unaccompanied Memorial Ceremony to be held at Bakersfield National Ceremony
The Bakersfield National Cemetery is planning to hold ceremonies to honor unaccompanied veterans and those who served in Vietnam.
Teen found unresponsive in orchard in Arvin, administered Narcan
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Officers with the Arvin Police Department administered Narcan to a 15-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in the orchards on Varsity Road and minutes later he was fully conscious, according to Arvin PD. Officers were dispatched to the orchards north of the 600 block of Varsity Road for a call regarding […]
DA blocks release of CPS reports in West case
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Department of Human Services won’t release reports pertaining to California City boys Orrin and Orson West after prosecutors said their release could jeopardize criminal proceedings against the boys’ adoptive parents. DHS senior paralegal Etta Sharp late Wednesday afternoon provided two one-page forms sent to the state Department of Social […]
Man gets 16 months for mail theft
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A man was sentenced to 16 months in jail after pleading no contest to stealing mail and leading police on a chase in northeast Bakersfield. Raymond Ceja, 29, was sentenced Wednesday and already has more than 200 days of custody credits, according to court records. Police were dispatched early Dec. 6 […]
KCSO investigating for reported stolen vehicle on Vineland Rd near Lamont
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Kern County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to South Vineland Road near Lamont investigating a possible stolen vehicle and searching for a suspect, officials said. Deputies were called to the 10200 block of South Vineland Road at around 4:45 p.m. A spokesperson said deputies were searching in the area for a […]
The trucks stop here: Children can enjoy close-up look at Touch-a-Truck event
The popular Touch-a-Truck event returns to Beale Memorial Library on Saturday, offering parents and caregivers a much-needed break from the "don't touch that!" routine. This joint effort of the Kern County Library, County Administrative Office and Public Works Department will bring dozens of service and community vehicles to the parking lot for attendees to observe, explore and, as the event name states, touch.
Bakersfield College to hold Spring Play Festival
The Spring Play Festival at Bakersfield College will take place through the end of March and the beginning of April. The brand new festival will be presented in the Edward Simonsen Indoor Theatre.
Weather Advisory Issued for Metro Southern California Today Through Tonight with Thunder and Hail Dynamics
Southern California Weather Force has issued a Weather Advisory for scattered thunderstorm cells containing lightning, funnel clouds, hail, and burst of rainfall today through tonight. The locations will be Santa Barbara, Kern, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Inland Empire, and San Diego forecast zones so read on for details …
Garden Fest is Back!
On pandemic-hiatus since 2019, Bakersfield College's premiere springtime home and garden event returns to Renegade Park on the Panorama Campus.
Bakersfield Police Department introduces Use of Force dashboard
The Bakersfield Police Department (BPD) is introducing a public Use of Force dashboard with the goal of providing transparency on officer-involved shootings.
Kern County Science Fair winner talks about big win
BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. (KBAK/KBFX) — The first place winner in the "Cognitive Science" Category in the Kern County Science Fair is now going to state trials. Middle School winner Richard Balbuena and his teacher Kara Baugher talked about the big win.
Woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Oildale
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — A woman is dead after a hit-and-run crash in Oildale Wednesday night. CHP said on March 22nd, 2023, at around10:39 p.m., officers were called to a report of a crash involving a person. CHP said a 59-year-old woman was walking on the westbound traffic lanes...
Kern Living: The Coop
In this episode of Kern Living, host Ryan Nelson hits the mall and visits the family-owned restaurant The Coop for great drinks and terrific food.
Women Wednesday: The Junior League of Bakersfield
For this Women Wednesday, 23ABC's Kallyn Hobmann stopped by the Junior League of Bakersfield. It’s an all-women organization dedicated to creating female leaders while giving back to the community.
Happy Wednesday Kern County! That chance of rain is diminishing beginning today bringing partly cloudy skies
BAKERSFIELD, Calif (KERO) — Happy Humpday,. An upper trough will move across the region today resulting in showers continuing across our area through this evening. The trough will move out of our area by Thursday morning. Unsettled conditions will then continue through the weekend with cooler than normal temperatures...
'Intergenerational feminist mentoring' takes center stage at BC Title IX conference
Change doesn’t always move at a steady pace, but the message at Bakersfield College Tuesday, in a ballroom filled with Kern High School District students, was that the new generation can help speed it up. “You are our future, you are our change agents, and I have 100 percent...
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