Wednesday May 15
Local kidnapping suspect arrested
An Oildale man has been taken into custody by Kern County Sheriff's deputies after he allegedly kidnapped a woman at a local market.
Wednesday May 15
Oildale man fighting for his life
A man is clinging to life after suffering major head injuries while being beaten by nearly a dozen people in Oildale.
Sat May 11, 2013
Robert Price: Gop's 'Batman' says victory is a matter of attention to semantics
The Republican Party's self-flagellation tour, entering its sixth month, came through Bakersfield last week.
Wed May 08, 2013
Thu May 02, 2013
Deputy charged in deaths of two pedestrians had been warned about unsafe driving
A Kern County Sheriff's deputy charged with hitting and killing two pedestrians in Oildale, had been warned by the Sheriff's Department that unsafe driving jeopardized not only his life, but the lives of the citizens he protects, including his fellow deputies.
California Highway Patrol emphasizes driver and pedestrian safety
It's only May and already 14 people have been killed in pedestrian versus vehicle crashes in Kern County.
CHP cracks down on pedestrian violators
The California Highway Patrol is focusing on pedestrian violations in Oildale, hoping to educate the community about the importance of using crosswalks to avoid pedestrian-versus-vehicle crashes.
Small grassfire knocked out in minutes
Local fire crew worked hard this morning to put out a small grassfire that broke out in a residential area.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Shots fired by deputies within policy
After a review of all the facts in this case, the Incident Review Board determined that the use of force by the deputies was within Sheriff's Office policy.