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Past articles by Lori:

Oil industry money pours into Arvin City Council races

Big oil interests donated $20,000 to Arvin City Council candidates who plan to overturn the newly adopted oil regulations in Arvin. → Read More

Some are calling a KVSP Correctional Officer's death 'murder'

It happens roughly once every three years in California - inmates kill a prison employee. But it hasn't happened at Kern Valley State Prison since it opened in 2005. That is until potentially now. → Read More

Local hero steps in front of a machete to help save a stranger

It was an act of domestic violence so out of control, it left witnesses speechless. → Read More

UPDATE: "Good Samaritan" steps in when a man with a machete attacks a woman

A man chased a woman - reportedly his ex - into a Starbucks in southwest Bakersfield Sunday, prepared to stab her with a weapon police have said was a knife, but possibly a machete. → Read More

Police say weapon used in Starbucks stabbing was possibly a machete

Two people were stabbed this morning at the Starbucks on Stockdale Hwy. One man in custody. → Read More

First Latino Assemblyman from Central Valley, Raymond Gonzalez, dies at 80

Raymond Gonzalez spent his entire life trail blazing. The author, activist, professor and veteran died Wednesday. → Read More

Red hats on newborns promote lifetime heart health

Bella and Brisa are just two of the thousands of beautiful babies who will leave the hospital in red this month. → Read More

City of Arvin battling budget problems

The city of Arvin has had a tough few months since learning in October that its 2017-2018 budget was a whopping $1.8 million short. → Read More

Snow blankets Bakersfield 19 years ago

It's hard to believe given the dry winter, but 19 years ago, on Jan. 25, 1999, Bakersfield was blanketed in snow. → Read More

First winter storm brings snow to Frazier Park

Rain, flooding, and snow! Kern County's first winter storm spared nothing. Even breaking a 13 year record for the most rain on this day in Bakersfield. → Read More

Local business makes it to the big screen

Local business - Autonomy Farms - was featured on the season three premiere of the CNBC reality show "Billion Dollar Buyer" Wednesday night. And it's good news for Autonomy Farms! → Read More

Jai Bornstein Remembered

It's been a year since 19-year-old Jai Bornstein took her own life in Hart Park. Since that day, her legacy has made a big impact in our county. → Read More

Air quality in Kern County very poor to start 2018

If you've stepped outside or driven along any highway across the county, you have probably noticed the smog. → Read More

A stolen puppy finds his way home

It's nothing short of a Christmas miracle. A stolen puppy, returned home by a Good Samaritan the day after Christmas. → Read More

Leftover Thanksgiving Recipes

17's Lori Lizarraga stopped by The Kitchen in Downtown Bakersfield where Head Chef Richard Yoshimura shared some Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes!Pumpkin pie milkshake1 slice leftover pumpkin pie (and yes, the crust too)3 scoops vanilla ice cream1/4 cup milk2 tablespoons caramel sauce → Read More

Local family surprised for Thanksgiving

There are hundreds of thousands of men and women on active duty through the holiday season. And families all over the country understand the difficulty of spending the holidays without their loved one. → Read More

Who Killed Bianca Jackson?

It has been over seven years since gunshots rang out at CSU Bakersfield, killing 18-year-old Bianca Janae Jackson. → Read More

Bakersfield takes part in World Kindness Day

On World Kindness Day, one local group is trying to start a revolution of good. → Read More

City of Arvin tasked with solving nearly $2 million deficit

The city council in Arvin is trying to solve a nearly $2 million mistake. → Read More

Route 91 Ribbons

This week in Taft, an idea was born, and community members are wearing it on their sleeves. → Read More