The 25th annual Bakersfield Women's Business Conference will take place Thursday at the Rabobank Convention Center. About 1,300 women are are expected to attend the event.
(NBC News) Sales of new, single family homes last month were far below what they were a year ago and one big reason was our terrible winter.
(KUSA) Crews in Boulder County have been working six days a week for months trying to clear low lying debris from along creeks and rivers before the peak of spring runoff.
A Bakersfield man is desperate to find help for his dog, who was attacked by another dog over the weekend.
But,while the air isn't as dirty here, it's like we just washed our hands compared to much of the rest of the state.
The U.S. Department of Justice says someone is sexually assaulted every two minutes in our country. So to help some of those victims, San Joaquin Community Hospital introduced its private new facility Wednesday morning.
That's where an implosion injured spectators last summer. It's been 263 days since that plant was imploded in northwest Bakersfield.
A 22-year-old man is in the hospital with major injuries after being hit by an SUV Wednesday morning in Oildale.
An estimated 18,000 local people depend on the golden empire gleaners each month. With drought affecting our state -- the food supply for these folks could be in jeopardy.
A jury found Julie Farmer guilty in multiple verdicts in the Crisp and Cole mortgage fraud case. Defense attorneys for Farmer say they will appeal the guilty verdicts.
Charlie Wilmot said he doesn't want to call an exterminator. But he also says he can't have the swarm hanging out around his front yard.
A Sacramento man spent almost 50 years looking for his biological sister who had been adopted. Imagine his surprise when he found her, in Bakersfield. And she was his daughter's hairdresser!
Police credit watchful residents with the arrests of 22-year-old Melanie Martinez from Lamont, 18- year-old Glenn Sagan from Bakersfield and a 16-year-old boy.
The man accused of causing her severe injuries was a BPD officer for six years before leaving due to "industrial disability retirement."
The post- holiday weekend litter found all over in Kern county parks will take maintenance crews a week to clean up.
Bakersfield Police warn the public of a possible mountain lion sighting in Southwest Bakersfield.
Kern County Supervisor David Couch plans to be in Sacramento this week to speak out against a proposed tax on oil production.
Many of the people we spoke with talked about traditions, like going to church or spending time with family.
All flights were full for a piece of history. Crowds lined the fence near the Epic Jet Center at Meadows Field to catch a glimpse of a B-17 bomber and a P-51 Mustang, but a few folks got to strap in and fly.
The man charged with hitting and killing a pregnant woman while allegedly drunk earlier this year has been arrested and booked on domestic abuse charges.
Thousands of runners will take to the streets Monday -- for the 118th Boston Marathon -- a small group of local runners will be among them.
It's been one month since a pipeline field gas leak forced some 50 residents to evacuate their homes in Arvin.
Farmers will soon have to pay more for water in Tehachapi's Cummings Valley.
The ordinance will take effect in 30 days.
Officers arrested Bryan Christy, 44, several blocks away from The Mint Thursday morning.
17's Leigh Paynter takes a look at both the suspect and the victim who we learned is a veteran of three wars.
City council members will take a look at the agreement with the Bakersfield Homeless Center Wednesday, to continue the Freeway Litter Removal program.
A deaf Bakersfield man says he didn't hear the officer's commands to stop walking.
A 17 News investigation reveals a field gas line leak in Arvin is one of hundreds of underground pipeline leaks every year in Kern County. Most go unnoticed but a few unearth the pipeline problems emergency responders deal with every day.
Twenty five soldiers returned to Bakersfield from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Tuesday morning.
A local couple was at the Boston marathon during the attacks. They say it is a day they will never forget.
The Bakersfield metropolitan area will be experiencing several changes to the roads in upcoming years.
A Rio Bravo neighbors want to keep two redwood trees, but the homeowners association says the roots are damaging septic lines.
A 7-year-old Bakersfield girl wants to keep Honor Flight Kern County flying for more local veterans. Honor Flight sends veterans to visit their respective memorials in Washington D.C.
Four people died on Highway 58 Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Kern County Coroner's Office is starting to release some of the names of the people killed.
(WHDH) A Derry, New Hampshire park has reopened after a fox attacked two children.
(WBAL) Peeps, those sugary marshmallow are a thing of art in Carroll County, Maryland, where the seventh annual "Peep Show" has opened.
(NBC News) Just like clockwork, gas prices are spiking. Americans are pumping gas that costs about $3.60 a gallon right now, 30-cents higher than two months ago.
The old building at 1800 Chester Avenue was Tapas Restaurant until a fire damaged the roof in 2002.
It's a venture funded by local haulers to help the city and county meet state recycling mandates.
Last year, there were more than three dozen pedestrian deaths in Kern County. In an effort to reduce the number this year, the California Highway Patrol joined forces with local school officials and bicycle enthusiasts to promote pedestrian safety.
The show has been cancelled due to a conflict with Memorial Stadium.
District Attorney Lisa Green will not pursue criminal charges against 7 deputies and 2 CHP officers involved in a deadly confrontation with a Bakersfield man near KMC about one year ago.
(NBC News) President Obama praised Kathleen Sebelius Friday while announcing her resignation as Health and Human Services Secretary.
(NBC News) At least ten people are now dead following a fiery bus crash on California's Interstate 5 near Orland.
In a news conference Lisa Green says she will not file charges in the David Sal Silva case.
Hundreds of cancer survivors celebrate life as they prepare for this year's Relay for Life.
(WLWT) Police say a knife-wielding man was outgunned when he tried to rob an elderly Ohio couple on Monday.
(NBC News) President Obama is in Texas, taking part in a civil rights summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.