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Bakersfield Police officers surround an area where they thought two of the robbery suspects may still be after a robbery earlier in the afternoon.
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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.
A local food company agreed to stop processing and distributing goods last week until it takes steps to improve sanitation at its Bakersfield facility, according to a court agreement.
Kern County's state legislators are largely eschewing the pay raises that just took effect for them and a slew of other lawmakers, with one saying flat-out they don't deserve the money.
In a Nov. 27, 2013 photo, a flyer is posted on a wall that blocks a walkway between Amberton and Stokdale Estates.
Passengers disembark from a south-bound San Joaquin Amtrak train Dec. 31, 2012. Amtrak California's San Joaquin trains posted another record year in 2012, attracting more than 1.1 million riders in the federal fiscal year that ended Sept.
Longevity: Some interesting tidbits from an essay in the Sunday New York Times on aging: "Just 10 percent of the population -- mainly the elderly -- consumes about 80 percent of health care expenditures, primarily on expensive chronic illnesses and end-of-life costs.
The latest news - Mathew Berry, the man accused of first degree murder of a toddler in California City, is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon in Bakersfield.
Hard Freeze Warning for Kern County was issued at December 05 at 1:44AM PST