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Pedro Rios paced the floor at the Kern County Elections Department Friday as the clock ticked toward 5 p.m. He was waiting for supporters to bring him a handful of signed nomination forms -- the last paperwork he needed to set up a rematch with Assemblyman Rudy Salas, D-Bakersfield, for the 32nd Assembly District seat.
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Local media members listen to Kern County Deputy District Attorney Greg Pulskamp about Friday's ruling about Internet cafes in Kern County.
A sign that once announced the water supply for Lake of the Woods, Calif., now warns town residents of the ongoing water emergency.
A jury has deadlocked over allegations in a lawsuit that a California deputy sheriff used excessive force when he shot and killed a former NFL player.
The latest news - The National Weather Service in Hanford issued a Wind Advisory for the Kern County Mountains to be in effect on Thursday, March 6 at 3 p.m. until 4 a.m. on Friday, March 7. For more information, read HERE .
A Wind Advisory has been issued for the Kern County Mountains by the National Weather Service in Hanford to be in effect from 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, until 4 a.m. on Friday, March 7. The NWS predicts west winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
The construction-ready Pumpjack and Wildwood Solar Power Projects, located in Kern County near Bakersfield, represent Duke Energy Renewables' third and fourth utility-scale solar power projects in the state.
The Department of Water Resources never looked at the ecological effects of running the Kern Water Bank when the state transferred the bank to private hands in 1997, Judge Timothy Frawley ruled.
Several bees keep busy pollinating flowers in full bloom on this tree and several others in the area of the Kern County Museum parking lot on Chester Avenue.
Zowie Vasquez, the referral coordinator on duty on at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital received the call at 9 am.
The latest news - The Tehachapi High School competition cheer squad was honored by City Council at last night's meeting.
The families of two pedestrians fatally struck by a California sheriff's deputy have reached a multi-million dollar settlement.
After putting in a terrific performance in 2013, First Solar is having a torrid time this year.
Bank employees had a man arrested because he jokingly asked, "What do I have to do, plant a bomb in your bank?" to get money from his trust fund, the man claims in court.