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Past articles by Erica:

Sikh Riders of America donate thousands of face shields to first responders

BAKERSFIELD, Calif (KGET) — Once again, the Sikh Riders of America stepped up to help people on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic. The non profit handed out thousands of face shields on Friday to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and the Kern County Fire Department. The group donated 1,100 shields to the sheriff’s office. […] → Read More

Body discovered near Tulare County ponding basin

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KGPE/KSEE) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body found near a Tulare County ponding basin Thursday morning, according to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies were called to the area of Avenue 120 and Highway 43 around 10:30 a.m. for a report of a body found near Corcoran, spokeswoman Ashley […] → Read More

Country singer Jon Pardi coming to Bakersfield this fall

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Country singer Jon Pardi is coming to Bakersfield this fall. His Heartache Medication Tour 2019 is making a stop at the Rabobank Theater on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. Presale tickets go on sale on Thursday, May 30 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $28. Promoters have added a second show for Sunday, Nov. 3. Click on this link for more information. → Read More

Dunkin' Donuts coming to downtown Bakersfield

This is the third Dunkin' Donuts in Kern County, and the second location in Bakersfield. → Read More

Fisher-Price recalls sleepers after more than 30 babies died

Fisher-Price is recalling nearly 5 million infant sleepers after more than 30 babies rolled over in them and died since the product was introduced in 2009. → Read More

Accomplice in law enforcement corruption scandal sentenced to 90 months in prison

A Bakersfield businessman who helped police sell stolen drugs was sentenced in federal court Monday to 90 months in prison. → Read More

Arvin's new top cop is McFarland police chief

The City of Arvin announced Scot Kimble will be the new police chief. Kimble is currently Chief of McFarland Police. → Read More

BPD: Woman shot inside her vehicle at Fastrip on Ming Avenue

Bakersfield police say a woman was shot inside her vehicle at the Fastrip on Ming Avenue and S. Real Road. She was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. → Read More

Possible suicide reported at home where baby's body was found

Bakersfield Police confirm its investigating a possible suicide Wednesday morning at the same home where a baby's body was unearthed in the back yard nine days ago. → Read More

Third Eye Blind coming to Bakersfield

Third Eye Blind is peforming at the Rabobank Theater in Bakersfield this Summer. → Read More

BPD: One dead, two hospitalized in East Bakersfield shooting

One man is dead and two others are hospitalized following a shooting in East Bakersfield Thursday evening. → Read More

Kern County Supervisors announce appointment of an interim county fire chief

​Kern County Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday afternoon to appoint Deputy Chief David Witt as the Kern County Fire Interim Fire Chief. → Read More

KCSO: potential email scam circulating in Kern County

The sheriff's office would like to remind the public to never transfer money, provide personal information, or open unknown email attachments. → Read More

Arvin police: man dead after being shot inside vehicle

A man is dead after being shot inside a vehicle in Arvin Friday night. → Read More

Police search for missing father, two children

The Bakersfield Police Department is turning to the community for help to find a missing man and his two children. → Read More

Woman killed in crash in northeast Bakersfield

A 48-year-old woman is dead following a crash in northeast Bakersfield. → Read More

Man escapes fire in northeast Bakersfield

A fire broke out Wednesday night at a home in northeast Bakersfield. → Read More

Woman hospitalized after being struck by vehicle in Oildale

A woman is hospitalized Thursday morning with major injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Oildale. → Read More

Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle in southeast Bakersfield

A man was hit, and killed after being hit by a car in southeast Bakersfield. → Read More