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41 min ago | TurnTo23.com
Cal Trans is due to begin a 39 million dollar highway expansion that will add two more lanes onto Rosedale Highway, forcing businesses along the route to give up their property.
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4 hrs ago | Daily Pundit
The criminal cases have stunned people in the eastern Michigan area known as the Thumb.
9 hrs ago | KERN-AM Bakersfield
Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved here to Bakersfield in 1992.
14 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Cadillac swallowed by sinkhole on California street on KSDK.com: http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/nation/2013/12/09/david-williams-cadillac-sinkhole/3917987/ Williams got a phone call from his dad around 5:30 a.m., telling him his car had been swallowed by a sinkhole on a Bakersfield, California street.
18 hrs ago | Bakersfield.com
Phil Rudnick, who owns a local dispute mediation company, on Saturday announced the formation of Airport Valet Bus, a locally owned and operated shuttle between Bakersfield and LAX to begin operation Dec. 19. "Bakersfield needs to have this service for the community," Rudnick said in a statement issued Saturday.
22 hrs ago | Bakersfield.com
Highway 58 through the Tehachapi mountains in Kern County east of Bakersfield was reopened Sunday morning after being closed due to Friday's storm that brought rain in the central San Joaquin Valley and snow to the foothills.
Police arrested Charles Griggs, 19, Gerardo Felix, 19, and Javier Campos, 19,all from Bakersfield, in connection with a shooting that left one woman injured.
Q: Will doctors and hospitals who accept health insurance from companies like Blue Shield accept insurance sold by the health insurance exchange? I've heard that Cedars-Sinai, for example, will not accept coverage from Covered California.
Columbia Elementary School sixth-grader Ben Martinez, 12, suffers from alveolar rhabdonyosarcoma, a soft tissue cancer.
They can't all be named Lucky, but 15 newborn puppies were fortunate to be alive and recovering Friday after they were abandoned in a cardboard box outside the Bakersfield SPCA overnight in freezing temperatures.
He was identified as Michael Joseph Cacopardo, who failed to report to his probation officer.
In this file photo from Monday Aug. 6, 2012, former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela, then 94, is seen at his home in Qunu, South Africa during a visit from U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Advent is the period involving the four Sundays before Christmas when Christians prepare themselves for the true meaning of the season - the birth of Jesus.
Economy: There was little surprise in the latest UCLA report on the California economy, which showed an uneven recovery across the state.
The souvenirs salesmen were hawking their wares in front of the FOX Theater and many other places Thursday evening along the annual Bakersfied Christmas Parade route.
Hard Freeze Warning for Kern County was issued at December 09 at 5:58PM PST