Brandon Johansen, 23ABC News

Brandon Johansen

23ABC News

Bakersfield, CA, United States

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Past articles by Brandon:

Thousands flock to California City for holiday desert tradition

Millions may be traveling for Thanksgiving over the next couple days, but thousands will be stopping in the eastern Kern County desert for a unique holiday tradition in California City. → Read More

Camp Fire death toll climbs to 76, nearly 1,300 remain unaccounted for

The death toll from the Camp Fire has grown to 76 people and nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for, according to the Butte County Sheriff. → Read More

KCSO investigating two shootings in Wasco

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating two shootings in Wasco on Sunday. → Read More

Man allegedly steals vehicle in South Bakersfield, leads CHP on chase on I-5

A man is in custody after allegedly stealing a vehicle in South Bakersfield and leading the California Highway Patrol on a chase over the Grapevine on Sunday. → Read More

Red Sox knock off Dodgers in five games, win 2018 World Series

The Boston Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 5 of the 2018 World Series on Sunday to clinch their ninth title in franchise history. → Read More

$2.5 million Powerball ticket reportedly sold in Bakersfield

There were no jackpot winners in the Powerball drawing on Saturday, but a ticket with five matching numbers (worth over $2.5 million) was sold at a gas station in Downtown Bakersfield, according to the California Lottery. → Read More

Amber Alert sent out for 1-year-old boy

The California Highway Patrol is has issued an Amber Alert for a 1-year-old boy who was last seen with his father. → Read More

At least one killed in Southeast Bakersfield crash

At least one person is dead after a crash in Southeast Bakersfield on Sunday night. → Read More

Van crashes into train in East Bakersfield

The Bakersfield Police Department is on scene of a crash between a van and a parked train in East Bakersfield. → Read More

Dodgers take game 7, will play Red Sox in World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers are heading to their second-straight World Series appearance after beating the Milwaukee Brewers in Game 7 of the 2018 National League Championship Series. → Read More

More than 2,500 people without power in Northwest Bakersfield

UPDATE (4:11 p.m.): Power has been restored. → Read More

Rosamond High School vocational class gets $10,000 grant donation

A vocational class at Rosamond High School received a $10,000 grant donation to help them with materials for the course. → Read More

Arrest made in killing of Cheyenne Watkins

The Kern County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the killing of Tehachapi woman Cheyenne Watkins. → Read More

Tastries case could head back to court soon after state announces intent to sue

Tastries Bakery owner Cathy Miller may be heading back to court after the Department of Fair Employment and Housing announced their intent to file a civil lawsuit, according to the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund. → Read More

BPD searching for Southwest Bakersfield theft suspects

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for two suspects who were involved in a theft from a business in August. → Read More

Work underway on Amazon fulfillment center

A sign is up and work has begun on a new Amazon facility in Oildale, near Meadows Field Airport. → Read More

Animal control confirms that the dogs have fully recovered, now available for adoption

(UPDATE: October 1, 2018 5:25 p.m.) According to BPD, Animal control confirms the dogs have fully recovered and are now available for adoption at the City of Bakersfield Animal Care Center. → Read More

Miguel Contreras wins by knockout, stays undefeated

Kern County boxer Miguel Contreras continued his undefeated streak with a knockout win at Stramler Park in Bakersfield on Saturday. → Read More

KERO Celebrates 65 Years: Gene Greer, engineers and the people behind the scenes

As KERO celebrates 65 years of existence, we're also celebrating the people who work behind the scenes. → Read More

KCSO investigating homicide in Weldon

The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Weldon. → Read More