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"Santos Hilario and Marcelina did not get justice today from the Kern County district attorney, and they deserve it," Diana Tellefson Torres, the executive director of the foundation, said in a statement. "They were farm workers who worked hard to provide for their family. They and their six orphaned children ...
Kern County named worst air quality in the nation. by Aaron Perlman. KBFXThumbnail. AA. Bakersfield; Calif. —. Wednesday morning the American Lung Association gave Kern County a "F" for air quality. We are listed as the worst air quality in the nation. Our particulate and ozone levels both received "F" scores. Morning ...

Kern County Animal Services this week rescued malnourished horses from a ranch. County officials say 11 horses were taken Monday morning from the Bit-O-Heaven Ranch. They say some horses were very thin, weighing 100 to 300 pounds less than they should. The horses are now being cared for by the county and will ...
The arraignment was continued Tuesday for the man accused of killing a prominent Kern County grape grower. Mariano Fernandez Perez, of Delano, appeared in court, covering his face from media cameras. His arraignment was rescheduled to next week. Perez is accused of shooting Dulcich & Sons founder Jakov ...
“There is no credible evidence that either agent lied,” said Kern County Dist. Atty. Lisa Green. “And second, I do not believe legally … we can pursue charges of giving false information to a peace officer.” Sanchez and Benitez came under scrutiny after the March 13 crash that killed Santos Hilario Garcia ...
To eat: Buffalo Wild Wings is hosting its Community Day, partnering with Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County to aid its sports programs. Ten percent of today's sales and 100 percent of guest donations at the 5677 Gosford Road location are going to help provide needed resources, such as uniforms, game ...

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A group of medical marijuana advocates submitted an initiative to the county that would allow for medicinal marijuana businesses to apply for licenses. The group has an initiative on the ballot for this November where voters will decide whether to keep the current marijuana ban.
A 3.8-magnitude earthquake struck near the Grapevine in Kern County on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The temblor struck at 9:36 a.m. 9.9 miles northwest of Grapevine and 21.1 miles south of Bakersfield, USGS said. Residents in the South Bay reported feeling shaking from the earthquake.
Kern County Supervisors voted on Tuesday to launch the Waste Hunger, Not Food program. The pilot ... The Kern County District Attorney's office confirmed it has an ongoing investigation into ethics complaints surrounding the vote on commercial cannabis by the Kern County Board of Supervisors.
Kern County and China Lake Fire Departments responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of North Norma Street on Thursday. Once on scene, firefighters acted to knock down the fire, with minimal flames showing. Crews were forced to tear down part of a wooden fence to access the side yard and portion ...
SHAFTER — Kern County Farm Adviser Mohammad Yaghmour stood in a seven-acre orchard teeming with almond blossoms just north of this farming ... Beatris Espericueta Sanders, executive director of the Kern County Farm Bureau, said the freezes “primarily impact any commodity that has begun to ...
An undercover sting operation resulted in citations issued to 15 unlicensed contractors at a Kern County house where they'd been invited to place bids for exterior and interior projects, according to the Contractors State License Board. Ten of those arrested also didn't have state-required insurance for their ...
KERN COUNTY, Calif. - Advanced Center for Eyecare, ACE, in Bakersfield, partnered for the 7th year with global organization, One Sight, to bring more than 300 Kern County students the gift of sight. "The need is so great here in Kern County," Justin Cave, ACE CEO, said. "Forty-two percent of the ...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - We had a clear day today across the county. Bakersfield had a high of 60°, which is much warmer than what we were seeing yesterday. A storm is making its way into the region tomorrow bring an increase in clouds as well as breezy conditions. Bakersfield will be at 66°. KRV at 55° ...
Latino leaders and activists, worried that the Kern County Board of Supervisors wants to appeal a painful court loss over political boundaries, called Tuesday for immediate action to ... John Munoz of Delano said the call for fair political opportunities for Latinos has been ignored by Kern County for decades.
Nearly two years ago, Dolores Huerta Foundation Executive Director Camila Chavez stood in this room announcing a lawsuit against Kern County. Fast forward to Monday, when in the same room Chavez-- sister of one of the plaintiffs-- marveled that a federal judge ruled Kern's supervisor map violated the ...

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Kern County mountain and desert areas starting at 4 p.m. Monday and lasting through much of Tuesday, according to Eyewitness News forecaster Aaron Perlman. Snow levels could drop to 2,500 feet overnight, and we could see 2-4 inches of snow above ...
Kern County students will receive free eye exams and glasses as a result of a partnership between the nonprofit OneSight and Advanced Center for Eyecare over the next few days. Doctors and volunteers will perform eye exams at various elementary and middle schools in Arvin, Lamont, Taft and Lake ...
Plaintiff's attorney Matt Clark questions the culture in the Kern County Sheriff's Office. Facebook Twitter Google+ Share. Matt Clark, a partner in Chain Cohn Stiles, takes the sheriff's department to task for a series of officer involved misdeeds.
Modesto police say they pinged Lechuga's cell phone within the Kern County area. It was near McFarland and then 7th Standard Road. CHP officers immediately began a search of the area, and around 12:30 a.m., officers found a black Toyota with New Mexico plates. Officers say they saw a woman driver ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A two-year-old girl is safely back at home after she was taken from her Modesto home by her mother and found in Kern County on Friday. Lilyana Rivera was taken by her mom, Silvia Lechuga, just before midnight Thursday night, according to California Highway Patrol. Modesto ...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Tonight, the Bakersfield Condors have partnered up with Kern County Animal Services for pet awareness night. It will be a night all about our furry friends as you watch the Condors take on Chicago. The game starts at 7 p.m. and the first 2,000 fans 10 and older will take home a pet ...
The Kern County Fire Department received a report of a vehicle fire involving a semi truck on Westbound Highway 58. First arriving personnel encountered a tractor trailer fire. The tractor was fully involved in flames and extending into the trailer which was carrying produce and charcoal. Crews utilized ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A retired Kern County sheriff's deputy is speaking out about his northwest home being broken into three times in roughly the last year. 77-year-old Bernie Eckroth is now asking for the community's help to find the suspect. Eckroth has lived in his Northwest Bakersfield home since he ...
Honor Flight Kern County moving in with an old friend, gratis ... U.S. Army veteran Jose Martinez, on a trip to the nation's capital with Honor Flight Kern County, visits the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. ... Honor Flight Kern County will be getting its own space for the first time since it was started in 2012.
Wounded Heroes Fund Service Dog Program Kern County to hold Comedy night. by Eyewitness News staff. The Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County will hold a comedy night to help benefits wounded heroes. AA. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —. The Kern County Wounded Heroes Fund Service Dog Program will ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There have been 87 hospitalizations of people with flu-like symptoms in California, in Kern County there have been three. The Kern County Department of Public Health held a press conference Tuesday morning addressing concerns regarding both medication and the spike in ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A strong storm made its way across the county bringing gusty winds and a heavy soaking of rain that helped clear out the pollution and stagnant air. Now, Kern County residents are experiencing excellent air quality. This isn't expected to last, however, as another high-pressure ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A total of 67 foster children in Kern County are on a waiting list to receive a Court Appointed Special Advocate. CASA of Kern County is seeking to train volunteers to speak up for the thousands of foster youth in the system during court proceedings. In Kern County, approximately ...
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Kern County Fair wins 13 awards at annual convention ... The Kern County Fair staff and board members attended the annual Wester Fairs Association convention last week in Anaheim, and they walked away with some great awards — 13 to be exact. "Starting the new year ...
Heated negotiations between Kern County and firefighters coming out of deficit, critical report ... Supporters of the Kern County Fire Department fill the center section of the Board of Supervisors chambers, where the board took up a controversial report on possible cuts to the Kern County Fire Department ...
Between 4 a.m. and 2 p.m., the California Highway Patrol says they responded to 25 accidents in the Bakersfield area. Bakersfield Police responded to 20 in that same time frame. CHP says that number is about three times higher than what they'd see on a normal day. They recommend driving much more ...
January commences five months of high energy, intense academic events and competitions administered by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools office. From mid-January through the end of the academic year in May, thousands of students will exhibit their knowledge and skills in a dozen language ...
Steve Peterson, representing the the Mission of Kern County, read a letter stating the increase ease of access to marijuana would increase homelessness and criminal activity as members of the public were allowed to voice concerns about whether to ban or regulate commercial cannabis during the Kern ...
Although there wasn't an official Women's March in Kern County last year, there was an unofficial "mini march" the same day as the nationwide marches, Jan. 20. When Cal State Bakersfield lecturer Katy Hanson decided not to go to the L.A. march because of bad weather, she organized a last-minute ...
Tucked away admist oil fields, warehouses, and rail yards is Fire and Ice Athletics located on Gilmore Ave in Northwest Bakersfield. 23ABC's Adam Bowles showed us the unique workout they have. It offers bungee jump workouts, the only type of its kind in Kern County! Its basically a workout where you can ...
The Volunteer Center of Kern County will be having their 4th annual Cinnamon Roll Sale on Thursday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold-out. The drive-up event will take place in the parking lot at 1311 Eye Street. You can purchase one dozen cinnamon rolls for $10. Orders of five containers or more will be ...
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Roasmond that happened on Tuesday evening. AA. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. ... information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kern County Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110 or the Secret Witness tip line at 322-4040.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Mission at Kern County is hosting their annual community Christmas lunch on Saturday, Dec. 23. The meal is usually held on Christmas Eve, but it got moved to Dec. 23 because Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. The Mission is hoping the change will allow them to serve even ...
Extremely low humidity and high winds prompted state fire officials to again place Kern County under a red flag warning, signaling an extreme increase in fire danger. ... The red flag warning applied to the Kern County mountains, the Sierra Nevada and large areas of Ventura and Los Angeles counties.
The group Building Healthy Communities alongside Kern County residents is planning on holding a rally Wednesday. They say they want to educate residents about what it means to create a healthy Kern County. The group says any changes to the current Kern County tax system could be problematic for some families.
Kern County data from the "Making Ends Meet: How Much does It Cost to Support a Family in California." Courtesy of calbudgetcenter.org. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. It's no surprise to learn that the cost to live in Kern County is lower than many other places in California. But a recent study by the ...
Those in Kern County will continue to celebrate their new status as the 2016 U.S. leader in crop values, widely released last September. Kern County has long been a top national producer of agriculture — and the dollars that go with it — often reaching runner-up status. But in 2016, crop values for the ...
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District's residential wood-burning rule (Rule 4901) has an important caveat that is essential for valley real estate agents to understand. Rule 4901 limits particulate matter emissions from wood-burning fireplaces, wood-burning heaters and outdoor ...
The Kern County Library has books and online periodical databases to assist with various types of real estate research — home buying and selling, landlord-tenant issues, real estate agent licensing and more. Our easy-to-understand Nolo Press books include the following titles: “California Tenant's Rights ...
Readers submitted their photos from around Kern County, and TBC wanted to share them with you. TBC wants to see photos of your holiday preparations celebrations. Send your images to photos@bakersfield.com with a caption. They will appear in a photo gallery online, and we will do our best to publish ...
The Kern County Sheriff's Office Gang Suppression Unit as well as the Gang Suppression Investigation Unit were working an investigation into a home located near the 8200 block of Gail Marie Drive, which resulted in the units obtaining a search warrant. After obtaining a search warrant for the home the ...
According to the Housing Affordability Index, Kern County ranked No. 2 coming in just behind Tehama County. Kern County's cost of living for the third quarter 2017 Cost of Living Index was 104.6, making it the least expensive urban area in the state of California. While homeownership is nearly impossible ...


 

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