Kern County Museum and community officials were on hand Friday to break ground and celebrate the beginning of construction on the Bakersfield Californian Foundation Research Center and historic archive .
The Boron Bobcats are one of the three group finalists in the NFL's "Together we make Football" contest for a free VIP trip to the Super Bowl.
Dozens of local families have another reason to be thankful this holiday season.
It was started by one person handing out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to those in need around town.
Newly-filed reports suggest it was indeed a love triangle that led to the murder of a man in Tehachapi at the BNSF rail yard.
Thousands of illegal immigrants in the Central Valley will benefit from the president's executive action, but who exactly reaps the rewards, and what does it mean?
A job fair Thursday with a specific target, getting former inmates hired.
Shelters and rescues see owners surrender their animals daily.
Accused Taft Union High School shooter Bryan Oliver took the stand again Thursday in the case against him, and the trial is now in recess until December.
Carmen Villalobos is undocumented, her husband is not.
Bakersfield firefighters show the do's and don'ts while deep frying a turkey for Thanksgiving.
Bryan Oliver testified as to what happened during the January 2013 shooting at Taft Union High School.
There is growing concern among health officials about a fake marijuana being used more and more by pregnant women, and causing birth defects.
By charging Bryan Oliver with attempted murder, prosecutors have accused him of intentionally trying to kill a classmate.
One renounced car company is unveiling its brand new hybrid coupe in Bakersfield.
You heard from some of them about owners seeing no value in their adopted family members, and either turning them over, dumping, or euthanizing them.
The Partnership for a new American Economy met in Bakersfield Wednesday to discuss the importance of immigration reform on Kern County's economy.
Officials say it appears the murder of 38-year-old Robert Limon may have stemmed from a love triangle that ended with the arrest of his wife, and her alleged lover.
Oliver testified about his struggle to hide his sexuality and how he felt hopeless after years of relentless name calling and bullying.
Volunteers have been hard at work at the annual KGET holiday food drive.
We got word Wednesday morning as the defense began its case, that Oliver waved his right not to testify.
Two people have been arrested in the death of a Tehachapi railway worker who was killed August 17.
Drop in tobacco tax revenue has cut funding for local programs
The severe drought is leading some California counties to find new ways to conserve water.
As a dog who disappeared 2 years ago is reunited with its owners.
It's no secret Kern County's shelters and rescues are consistently full.
A former student who was a reported target of Bryan Oliver admitted he picked on Oliver all freshman year.
A new "faith-based" movie with strong local connections premiered in Bakersfield Monday night.
Bakersfield race fans have a Sprint Cup Series champion to call their own.
A Bakersfield business owner pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Fresno to structuring cash deposits totaling between 1 and 2.5 million dollars.
Monday afternoon, Bakersfield police released the names of the 4 officers involved in Thursday's shooting of Ramiro Villegas and the names of two patrolmen in a separate shooting on Saturday.
The remains of Yoselin Calderon were discovered earlier this month, and identified over the weekend through dental records.
The annual KGET holiday food drive is this Wednesday.
A practice lockdown drill was held Friday at Loudon Elementary School in south Bakersfield.
The force will be with the Condors and their fans as the puck drops Friday night.
Bryan Oliver's defense attorney says his client is gay and was bullied because of it, causing him to snap.
Seven witnesses gave their accounts Friday of what happened during a shooting January 2013 inside a science classroom at Taft Union High School.
The man has been identified as 22-year-old Ramiro Villegas of Bakersfield.
Cal-Trans says flashing beacons will not be installed at an intersection in east Bakersfield.
Oliver's attorney says his client is gay and was bullied because of it, causing him to snap.
Beau Cleveland the man who was shot was the first witness called to the stand.
Bryan Oliver is charged with 2 counts of attempted murder from the shooting at Taft Union High School in January 2013.
Being a stay at home mom is a tough job with no pay and no days off, but more women are adding entrepreneur to the title and making extra cash for their families.
That's after their latest mission of goodwill, this time to serve Navy personnel in the pacific.
The Heroes and helmets for hope drive took place Wednesday outside the KGET studios
The CHP said the girls were hit by a distracted driver while they were crossing Weedpatch Highway and Eucalyptus Drive.
Rod Fiorini's case against Four Loko is one of many. Since his death, 20 attorneys general have sued the manufacturer of Four Loko, with similar allegations in every case.
Investigators say he was thrown free from the vehicle as it broke apart.
Board of Supervisors reviewed new recommendations that would crack down on illegal fireworks.
Local leaders have lit the fuse to crack down on illegal fireworks. County Supervisors and Kern County's Fire Chief, discussed recommendations from city and county fireworks task forces.