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Bakersfield, CA, United States

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Past articles by Jesse:

PG&E announces it will move forward with planned power outages for 179,000 customers in 17 counties, including Kern

PG&E said Wednesday morning it will move forward with its latest Public Safety Power Shutoff due to high risk for wildfires. Local PG&E representative Katie Allen said Tuesday the PSPS is expected to impact 30 customers in Bakersfield, 41 in Arvin and 4 in Lebec. PG&E began notifying customers within the PSPS footprint in Kern […] → Read More

Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he’s stepping down

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Energy Secretary Rick Perry has notified the president that he intends to leave his job soon. That’s according to an administration official who confirmed the news on condition of anonymity. Perry was traveling with the president to Texas Thursday when he shared the news aboard Air Force One. Perry is […] → Read More

Southern California Edison releases locations of possible Kern County power shutoffs during elevated fire risk

Southern California Edison releases list with maps of possible power shutoffs during this week’s elevated fire risk. Approximately 12,076 homes and businesses are affected in Kern County. The list became effective as of 3:45 p.m. Monday, October 7. Click the link below to see the affected areas. → Read More

Crews battling grass fire near Caliente

Kern County firefighters are battling a grass fire north of Highway 58 near Caliente, that at last check is between 15 to 20 acres. The call came in at 11:09 a.m. Monday for the response to Bealville Road and Caliente Bodfish Road. No structures are threatened at this time. This is a developing story, be sure to check back for updates throughout the day. → Read More

Winter Storm Warning issued for southern Sierra Nevada

The National Weather Service in Hanford issued a Winter Storm Warning for the southern Sierra Nevada from midnight Wednesday into Friday morning. → Read More

Former President Carter recovering from broken hip

(AP) A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says he has broken his hip. → Read More

Navy SEAL war crime defense says prosecutors spied

Los Angeles, Calif. (AP) - By BRIAN MELLEY Military prosecutors in the case of a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defense lawyers and a reporter in an apparent attempt to discover who was leaking information to the media, according to lawyers who told The Associated Press that they received the corrupted… → Read More

Disneyland offers new Flex Passport for $599

Disneyland announced Friday on The Disney Blog it's adding a new style of annual pass to its lineup. → Read More

Virgin Galactic set to shift from California to New Mexico

Santa Fe, N.M. - By MORGAN LEE (AP) British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers, with the company immediately starting to move personnel and space vehicles from California to a launch and landing facility in the New Mexico desert. Branson said Virgin… → Read More

Slow pot sales ding California's proposed budget

Los Angeles, Calif. - By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the Newsom administration is sharply scaling back what it expects to collect in cannabis tax revenue through June 2020 — in all, a $223 million cut from projections just four months ago. The reduced income for… → Read More

Uber prices IPO

APNEWSALERT: Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion. → Read More

PG&E reports power outage in Southwest Bakersfield

PG&E is reporing a power outage in Southwest Bakersfield, affecting 594 homes and businesses. → Read More

KGET wins two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KGET TV-17 has been honored with two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Breaking News and Excellence in Innovation . → Read More

Buildings sway in Mexico City earthquake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An earthquake has caused tall buildings to sway in the Mexican capital, prompting some office workers to evacuate. → Read More

LA County Fire: No sign of a plane crash near Agua Dulce

Following a search by the Los Angeles County Fire Department with help from Kern County Fire's helicopter 407, L.A. County Fire says no evidence was found of a crash south of Agua Dulce Friday. → Read More

Agriculture Census shows fewer farms and ranches in the U.S.

DES MOINES, Iowa - ASSOCIATED PRESS: The latest Census of Agriculture shows the number of farms and ranches in the U.S. has fallen but the remaining operations are larger and are responsible for a higher percentage of agricultural sales. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2017 Census of Agriculture on Thursday, marking the 29th release of the report since the government began… → Read More

Suspicious device closes Highway 99 in Delano

A bomb squad response in Delano has shut down Highway 99. → Read More

KCSO Rural crime detectives recover $6,000 worth of stolen copper wire

Kern County Sheriff's Office Rural Crime investigators located approximately $6,000 worth of stolen copper wire, a trailer that was reported stolen and a quad that was also reported stolen. → Read More

Bill Cosby settles 7 defamation lawsuits

Springfield, Mass. - By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Filings Friday in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts, show the two sides have negotiated a settlement since Cosby went to prison last fall in a separate Pennsylvania sex assault… → Read More

Initial 2019 water allocation released for Central Valley Project

Bureau of Reclamation's initial 2019 water allocation for the Central Valley Project is 35 percent of contract supply for South-of-Delta contractors. → Read More