LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning near homes Monday in the southern Sierra Nevada west of California’s Lake Isabella grew only slightly overnight and crews expected to make significant progress before hotter, drier […]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An outbreak that sent about 28 people to the emergency room during a youth football tournament in Las Vegas was caused by norovirus, health officials said Monday. Tournament spokesman Justin Gates […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lawmakers are sending a bill to Gov. Jerry Brown that would bar employers from having policies that prohibit offering life-saving medical help in an emergency. Assemblyman Rudy Salas introduced AB644 after […]
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — One man had his leg severed Saturday and four others were also injured as shrapnel from the demolition of a power plant flew into a crowd of more than 1,000 spectators […]
HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – Residents are debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after this wealthy coastal town first banned drilling. An environmental review is scheduled to begin Wednesday on […]
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — They call him “The Hag,” but now Merle Haggard can answer to “doctor” as well. Haggard was presented an honorary doctorate Friday by California State University, Bakersfield. The doctor of […]
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) – Here is the statement from the family of 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless, who died last week of a heart attack after being denied CPR at a Bakersfield elder home:
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State senators are getting an update on California’s plan to start construction on a $68 billion bullet train, including assessing whether the agency overseeing the project has fixed a host of organizational problems.
Former All-Pro Linebacker Joey Porter has been released from jail in Bakersfield after paying the $70,000 he owed the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) – A Bakersfield doctor whose career began before World War II is finally hanging up his white coat. KBAK-TV says Dr. Norman Levan, who was an Army doctor in the Pacific during […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Law enforcement officers across Southern California today sought a man who posed as talent scout and solicited women online for phony movie-industry jobs in the Bakersfield area, a sheriff’s deputy said. […]