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Recent articles by Tori:

CDCR to expedite release of 185 county inmates to either state parole or county probation.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) told 23ABC News that there are 58 inmates in Kern County who are expected to be released to state parole and 127 Kern County inmates who are expected to be released to county probation. → Read More

ADVENTIST HEALTH CEO: "You are putting the rest of us at risk."

Adventist Health Bakersfield President and CEO, Sharlet Briggs provided some clarification on mask count in Bakersfield Sunday. → Read More

City Manager: Bakersfield "not in a position" to enforce stay home order

Overnight California Governor, Gavin Newsom issues a statewide lockdown. Shortly after-the City of Bakersfield declared a local emergency, which would allow the city to get funding. → Read More

Pet of the Week: Piggy is a Poodle mix looking for a forever home

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This week on our Pet of the Week segment, one-year-old Piggy who is a Poodle mix stopped by out studio in hopes of finding a forever home. Piggy is full of puppy love and would do well in any home. He is welcoming to strangers and he will have all of his shots and a microchip when he finds his way to you. If you would like to be his forever home click here. → Read More

BPD has located at risk missing teen

Bakersfield Police Department had located missing teen, he is now being reunited with his family. → Read More

Pet of the Week: 10-year-old Georgie, Pomeranian mix

This weekend on our Pet of the Week segment we introduced you to 10-year-old Pomeranian mix, Georgie who is looking for a forever home. → Read More

Attempted carjacking in Central Bakersfield

Five juveniles and two adults were detained following an attempted car jacking that Bakersfield Police say took place in Central Bakersfield on December 12, at 9 p.m. → Read More

Pet of the Week: Nine-week-old Chihuahua Terrier Poppy

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — This week on our Pet of the Week segment we were joined by nine week old Poppy who is a Chihuahua Terrier Poppy is super sweet and is very welcoming toward strangers and she would do well in any home. If you would like to adopt Penelope all you have to do is click on this link to find her information. → Read More

CHP: One juvenile dead following rollover crash on I-5 near Stockdale Highway

According to California Highway Patrol a fatal accident took place on I-5 near Stockdale Highway around 10 a.m. → Read More

Kerr McGee Community Center provides safety for Ridgecrest residents

Hundreds of community members from all over Ridgecrest and the surrounding communities have been filling through the doors at the Kerr McGee Community Center and many say they are on edge and worried about what may come next. → Read More

Instagram crash 2019: Several users report app issues

The likes have stopped rolling in as Instagram users said they're unable to access the popular photo-sharing app. → Read More

One person dead following crash near Lake Isabella

One person dead following crash near Lake Isabella → Read More

Mother of graduating CSUB student who passed away gets standing ovation

Cal State University of Bakersfield President Lynette Zylezney congratulated graduating students on their accomplishments and spent time recognizing those students who couldn't be there Friday. → Read More

Priest and former McFarland student athlete facing misconduct allegations

A priest who is also a former McFarland High School student athlete is now facing sexual misconduct allegations according to the Diocese of Fresno. → Read More

One year anniversary of passing of former Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall

One year anniversary of passing of former Bakersfield Mayor Harvey Hall → Read More

Pet of the Week: Three-year-old pit bull Batman

This week on our Pet of the Week segment we had the pleasure of meeting three-year-old Pit Bull Batman. → Read More

Tehachapi Little League looking for volunteers for field clean up

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — If you'd like to take some time this morning to help out a local little league spruce up their field, Tehachapi Little League would love to have you. Today Tehachapi Little League is asking for volunteers to help with their field work day. According to their Facebook Page, it's a busy time of the year for them as they get ready for their upcoming season. Today they will… → Read More

Free wellness, medical and dental services clinic at Golden Valley High School

A free clinic is taking place Sunday February 24, 2019 at Golden Valley High School in Bakersfield, Tzu Chi Med Outreach Bakersfield CA is a volunteer based program that will be offering vital sign check ups, acupuncture, medical check ups where community members will have a chance to meet an MD as well. lastly the clinic will also be offering dental cleanings, fillings or extractions but… → Read More

Pints For Pups event at Temblor Brewing Co. supports rescue dogs

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Pints For Pups, happening this Saturday at Temblor Brewing Co. the event is a fundraiser for local nonprofit Hand Me Down Dog Rescue. The event, will go from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., and those who attend will have a chance to meet some of the rescue's dogs that are currently up for adoption, and, of course, drink some local beer. There will also be raffle prizes up for grabs for… → Read More

Mothers turn to placenta for support after pregnancy

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Many women are taking a pill they said is helping them regroup after pregnancy but the ingredients are not what many viewers at home would expect. 23ABC News spoke to a mothers about why they are ingesting life supporting organs daily to help restore their bodies after birth, and she also spoke with female health experts who have insight on the growing trend and the risks… → Read More