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JobFest scheduled for Thursday in Delano

The job fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. – noon Thursday at Cesar Chavez High School on Browning Road, according to the Kern County Department of Human Services. → Read More

VP Mike Pence to appear at Bakersfield fundraiser

The vice president appeared in Bakersfield in September of 2016, and is slated to return just more than a year later. → Read More

Fire destroys home in Wofford Heights

The fire burned started just before noon in the area of Sierra Vista Drive and Heim Lane, burning between one and two acres, KCSO said. → Read More

'No Hate in Kern' rally to be held in response to Charlottesville protests

The march is in response to the violence at a rally in Charlottesville Saturday, where a driver plowed his car into a crowd of anti-fascist protesters, killing one and injuring 19 others. → Read More

City, county firefighters respond to blaze at East Bakersfield home

City and county firefighters responded to the blaze just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday at a home in East Bakersfield. → Read More

Public funeral service to be held for BPD Sergeant Dennis Moore

Public services will be held Thursday, Aug. 17 in Northwest Bakersfield. → Read More

Deadly shooting at South Bakersfield pot shop

The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Cookie Collective pot shop in South Bakersfield. → Read More

8 arrested, 22 cited in SW Bakersfield DUI checkpoint

The checkpoint was held in the 1400 block of Calloway Driver from 7 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday. → Read More

Fatal crash in SW leaves traffic backed up

The multi-vehicle crash happened just before 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of White Lane and Wible Road. → Read More

2 police officers, 1 suspect shot in Los Banos

The officers were responding to a report of a man breaking into an apartment. → Read More

Car collides with house in South Bakersfield

The collision occurred just before 1:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Hughes Lane and Belvedere Avenue. → Read More

KCSO: 1 killed, 2 injured during fight involving knives in Ridgecrest

Police initially detained two people at the scene, but those people were later released once KCSO took over the case and decided more investigation was needed before any arrests could be made, officials said. → Read More

House fire kills family pet in NW Bakersfield

The fire started around 1 p.m. in a neighborhood near the intersection of Hageman Road and Jewetta Avenue. → Read More

3 men, 1 teen arrested on gun and gang charges

One of those arrested attempted to dispose of a gun during a traffic stop, according to police. → Read More

Brush fire breaks out in Northwest Bakersfield

The fire broke out just after 11 a.m. Sunday, near the railroad tracks off Atlas Court and Standard Street in Northwest Bakersfield. → Read More

Police searching for runaway teen

Katlyn Kinoshita, 14, was last seen July 29 on Monitor Street in South Bakersfield, police said. → Read More

Man hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

Police did not specify exactly how the man was injured, but said the situation was "suspicious" and that they are still investigating. → Read More

New electronic warning signs warn people to stay out of Kern River

The signs warn people, in English and in Spanish, to stay out of the river that so far this year has taken 11 lives. → Read More

Woman arrested after leaping into canal to escape police

When officers approached the woman Friday afternoon at Sam Lynn Ballpark, she fled by leaping into a nearby canal, until floating downstream where officers were waiting for her, police said. → Read More

Man dead, woman injured in late night crash east of Bakersfield

The cause of the crash has not yet been determined, but officials said the vehicle rolled four times after it went off the side of the roadway, ejecting the man who was driving. → Read More