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16 min ago | Bakersfield.com
Economy: There was little surprise in the latest UCLA report on the California economy, which showed an uneven recovery across the state.
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16 min ago | Bakersfield.com
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.
3 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com
An early morning police pursuit ends with two Bakersfield Police Department patrol cars crashing into each other in east Bakersfield.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
Days after a judge in Sacramento placed another major obstacle in the way of California's proposed bullet train project, a regulator in Washington, DC, has withheld approval for a 114-mile section of the train's route.
1538 Solicitor complaint in the 1300 block of Estates Drive resulted in the arrest and booking at the County Jail of Kevin Clark, 32, of Vacaville for a $50,000 warrant for CVC 23222 & CVC 14601.
Dec. 9, 2005. Actor Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso got married at New York City Hall in a private ceremony officiated by the justice of peace.
City attorneys have won a small but significant victory in their lawsuit against the county over money earned providing fire services to residents in unincorporated Kern and a second lawsuit should be filed next month, the Bakersfield City Council will learn at a special meeting Thursday.
Bakersfield Police officers surround an area where they thought two of the robbery suspects may still be after a robbery earlier in the afternoon.
At about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, officers with the Bakersfield Police Department were sent to the Chase Bank at 9000 Ming Avenue, Bakersfield.
Sara Ylen's bruises and lacerations weren't consistent with wounds 10 days old, Dr. William Starbird testified Wednesday.
A train leaves the Rangeland Energy company's crude oil loading terminal near Epping, N.D. So far this year, 60 percent of all oil produced in North Dakota left the state by rail.
A federal oversight board has turned down a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority for conditional authorization to build the Fresno-Bakersfield section of the proposed statewide bullet-train line.
Dec. 04 --Time for a McAllister Ranch water banking update. If you're wondering why I keep such close tabs on this water banking proposal, I have two reasons.
Born in Atlanta, Ralph Emerson Bailey, Jr., grew up in Los Angeles and moved here to Bakersfield in 1992.
Kaleb Lepe, 8, was inadvertently forgotten on a Kern County Superintendent of Schools office school bus for more than five hours on Sept.
The "poet of the common man," Merle Haggard grew up in a boxcar in Bakersfield, Calif., and has spent his life singing the working man's blues.
Hard Freeze Warning for Kern County was issued at December 06 at 11:59AM PST