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A 55-year-old man from Thousand Oaks camping at the Kern River was swept away by currents on Sunday and is presumed drowned. ...
With the unusually cool weather, arrival of summer and high runoff in rivers, streams and lakes comes more danger as tourists...
Kern County Sheriff's Office officials said a Taft-area deputy shot and killed an attacking pit bull after responding to repo...
You're not alone when it comes to glancing over at the dry Kern River beds and wondering when or even if water will be flowin...
A word of advice from local firefighters about how to properly dispose of ashes, as well as some smoking safety tips.. The B...
Mark your calendars for the annual Rideshare Week, running October 3-7 in Kern County. The statewide clean air campaign encou...
New details in the investigation of a couple found dead at a Kern County Campground.Autopsies confirmed on Wednesday that Yoo...
California utility regulators have signaledthey will launch an investigation later this year into the troubledSan Onofre nucl...
Rescue crews plucked a man from an SUV that crashed over the side of a cliff on Highway 178 Wednesday. Officials said the cr...
It's been more than 60 years since a powerful earthquake shook our region. In 1952, a 7.3 magnitude quake centered near A...
Two drunk drivers are behind bars after the latest DUI-Drivers License checkpoint in Bakersfield. Police held the checkpoint ...
All summer long Kern County Fire Department crews worked to thin out vegetation and prevent fires. Now they're burning off th...
Multiple fires were sparked over the weekend in Kern County, all caused by lightning.According to the Kern County Fire Depart...
Kern County Waste Management is providing free Christmas Tree recycling, starting on December 26th. County residents can drop...
County crews tackle a fire in Derby Acres. Over two dozen firefighters responded around 11:00 p.m. Wednesdayto the 28,000 blo...
Crews have contained the Lancer Fire near Lebec. Kern County firefighters were called to the area at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday w...
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first U.S. chart appearance of "Green Onions." The instrumental hit by ...
Bakersfield's Christmas trees, having fulfilled their holiday destinies, are now being used creatively in and around Kern Cou...
Having trouble breathing Central Valley's smog-laden air this week? There's a good reason for it and you need to know.Valley ...
FEBRUARY 14, 2012 -- Asbestos was found at another water pumping plant near the Grapevine.KERO said tests at the Wheeler Ridg...
Fires already ravaging Kern County's mountains and grasslands haved torched hundreds of acres, including the Key Fire, which ...
Kern County Fire Department officials said they stopped seasonal burning because of this winter's unusually dry conditions.Ac...
After the Range and Dog fires broke out on Saturday torching 57 acres, the Kern County Fire Department reported three other f...
GORMAN, Calif. (AP) - A nearly 700-acre brushfire is burningnorth of Los Angeles but authorities say no homes are threateneda...
A vegetation fire torched at least 160 acres on Tuesday in Walker Basin, Calif. after a cutting machine sparked the blaze.Acc...
The Kern County Sheriff's Office said after an "Urgency Ordinance" was passed by the Kern County Board of Superviso...
Three stranded tubers were rescued from an island in the Kern River after their floating device deflated on Wednesday.Accordi...
The old Kern Power Plant has a date with the wrecking ball, but not before the Bakersfield Fire Department makes use of it. S...
Recent December 2010 flooding along a stretch of Kern River now known as the Audubon Kern River Preserve has left the area in...
Mojave's Cal Portland cement company agrees to pay a $1.4 million federal fine for violating the Clean Air Act. The Depar...
Concern for endangered parks and historic properties causes Caltrans to recommend Alternative B in Bakersfield's Centenni...
Bakersfield police will conduct a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint Friday at an undisclosed location in the city. Periodic...
A rural Kern County area commercial pot farm was found to be within state guidelines, though sheriff's officials confiscated ...
If you're planning on driving to Las VegasonFridayexpect some delays. Interstate 15 is a mess at the Nevada state line af...
Kern County firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed a small home and damaged a larger building in McFarland, Calif. The 4...
One person was injured when a vehicle crashed into the Kern River Canyon on Friday.On Feb. 11, at approximately 10:28 a.m., ...
The Alon refinery on Rosedale Highway is shutting down again. The plant's Dallas-based owner says it's because of hig...
Spring cleaning can be toxic to your health if you aren't careful. Donna Fenton with Kern County Public Health said alway...
Hundreds of illegally cultivated marijuana plants were seized by law enforcement Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the Wasco, Calif., a...
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