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Past articles by Alex:

Coronavirus in Kern: Trends show hundreds could test positive in the coming days

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — It’s been a month since Kern saw its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Since then, cases continue to spike. Kern County Public Health officials are providing more information on cases of coronavirus in our community. 587 people have tested positive, including nine non-residents, according to Friday’s update from health officials. 212 […] → Read More

Coronavirus in Kern: Thousands still wait for test results, hundreds recover

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — New data from Kern Public Health better illustrates how COVID-19 is affecting Kern County. Testing has been available in our area for more than a month. Since then, more than 8,000 people have received a test. More than 3,200 tests are still pending. Local health officials announced Thursday they will give […] → Read More

8 dead, 26 missing in boat fire off Santa Cruz Island

VENTURA, Calif. (KGET) — More than two dozen people remain missing after a boat caught fire and sunk early Monday morning near the Channel Islands. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the boat called Conception caught fire and partially sunk while sailing near Santa Cruz Island. First responders said Monday afternoon that five people were […] → Read More

Massive hotel-casino project one step closer to breaking ground in Kern County

Plans for a giant casino -- as big as three football fields -- and the largest hotel in Kern County, just south of Bakersfield, are a step closer to completion. → Read More

Massive hotel-casino project one step closer to groundbreaking in Kern County

Plans for a giant casino -- as big as three football fields -- and the largest hotel in Kern County, just south of Bakersfield, are a step closer to completion. → Read More

Chris Burrous remembered by his former 17 News colleagues

Chris Burrous' death came as a shock to many journalists across the country, including some at 17 News. → Read More

17 News at Sunrise Wedding

Marriage is a journey filled with many ups and downs, and for one couple that journey started two decades ago. → Read More

Shooting outside Gateway Inn leaves 1 dead; suspects at large

A man is dead after a shooting in East Bakersfield overnight and the shooters are at large, police say. → Read More

Cremated remains stolen from Bakersfield Funeral Home

A mother and father, still mourning the loss of their son, say they can't find closure until his cremated remains are returned. → Read More

Kickstart Your Exercise Routine For The New Year

It's a new year, which means New Year's resolutions. If adding a little exercise into your daily routine is on your resolutions list, 17's Alex Fisher visited family owned and operated Maintain Fitness in Rosedale with some quick and easy exercises to help you. → Read More

Family Justice Center to provide services for domestic abuse victims

For nearly six years the Kern County District Attorney's office has been working to bring the Family Justice Center to life. → Read More

Pumpkin Roll | Thanksgiving Recipes with Alex Fisher

It's the day before Thanksgiving and we're making one of my favorite dishes of the holiday, a pumpkin roll. → Read More

Community members gather to honor Bakersfield's "Pie Run" founder

Community members and the Bakersfield Track Club gathered Wednesday morning to remember 78-year-old John Rous. → Read More

Local doctor gives brighter future to kids in Africa

What was once merely an idea, has transformed into a life dedicated to service. → Read More

30th Honor Flight takes off for Washington, D.C.

The 30th Honor Flight Kern county took off early Wednesday morning from Meadows Field. → Read More

Local boy mauled by 3 pitbulls recovering after last year's attack

Last year, 17 News told you about a local six-year-old boy who was mauled by three pitbulls in South Bakersfield. → Read More

Vice President Mike Pence expected in Bakersfield today

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive in Bakersfield alongside House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy at 10:30 Tuesday morning after intitally postponing his visit because of Hurricane Irma. → Read More

Sabrina Limon case had many twists leading to guilty verdict

It took the prosecution nearly three years to get to a guilty verdict after Sabrina Limon was released from custody in 2014, but in January of this year, Limon was re-arrested. → Read More

"Bakersfield Sound" tribute at Kern County Fair on Tuesday

A unique sound is coming to the Kern County Fairgrounds. → Read More

Funeral today for prominent Bakersfield attorney, Milt Younger

A chapel service will be held this morning at 10 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery on River Boulevard for Milt Younger. → Read More