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7 hrs ago | Bakersfield.com
The return of the 911 Series is back at the Kern County Raceway and local first responders are preparing themselves for the big night race that kicks off Saturday.
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14 hrs ago | Tehachapi News
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Officer Zachary St. John of the Tehachapi Police Department has been placed on administrative leave after shooting a family's dog in the 400 block of East "F" Street, according to Chief Jeff Kermode.
El Toro's Xylena Hoppen, second from right, prepares to start the Sophomore Girls race at a SoCal High School Mountain Bike Racing Series event April 5 at the Keyesville Recreation Area near Lake Isabella.
It was standing room only at the Tehachapi Unified School District's board meeting held April 8, as board members tackled a lengthy agenda scheduled that night.
A good ice chest isn't just an ice chest. Yes, it's a cooler, but it also can store and transport nasty bait and minnows, be a bucket, a step, a seat, a table, a trash receptacle and, of course, hold your catch! What a great idea -- one place to store your food as well as put the nastiest smelly things you can imagine.
Farm workers cut grape vines last month near Shafter, Kern County. Photo: Brian Van Der Brug, McClatchy-Tribune News Service Activating nerve cells in the brain appears to trigger the formation of another type of cell that is responsible for building the insulating sheaths that make neural communication possible, according to Stanford scientists.
In his Earlimart, Calif., barber shop on Thursday, April 10, 2014, Joe Cardona shows the clipping that he tore out of The Fresno Bee this week of the story of alleged contract killer Jose Manuel Martinez.
No criminal charges will be filed against Kern County sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers after a 33-year-old man died last year within an hour of being beaten by authorities .
Kern County sheriff's deputies won't face criminal charges over the death of a man they beat during an arrest.
Metropolitan Recycling LLC , Bakersfield, Calif., a joint venture formed by five privately held local recycling companies, has opened a new state-of-the-art 50,000-square-foot recycling facility.
Three Valley men were indicted by a federal grand jury in Fresno in two separate cases Thursday of aiming green laser pointers at law enforcement aircraft, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner said.