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Apr 2, 2013 at 5:02 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CTNS) - A bill that puts more restrictions on ammunition sales passed through a California Legislature public safety committee Tuesday. The legislation requires anyone selling ammunition to another person to check the...
Apr 1, 2013 at 9:49 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — What you do in the privacy of your own home might not be just your business anymore. That's if California Assemblyman Marc Levine pushes his smoking ban through into law.

It's AB 746, and it is sponsored...
Mar 26, 2013 at 5:52 PM
Severe budget cuts by the state to Kern County's court system means longer waiting times and shuttered courthouse doors. The county is suffering from a $3.7 million deficit this year, and officials have had to make some drastic changes to make up for that gap.
Mar 26, 2013 at 5:50 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Justice will be served, just at a much slower rate.

Severe budget cuts by the state to Kern County's court system means longer waiting times and shuttered courthouse doors. The county is suffering...
Mar 22, 2013 at 6:14 PM

Pet-owners are invited to a special spay/neuter clinic in the Kern River Valley. The event is targeted especially toward large- and medium-sized dogs, and it's sponsored by the Basic Needs Foundation.

Founder Ha Adolfo says bigger pets...
Mar 20, 2013 at 11:31 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Kern County's Dolores Huerta, an icon in the fight for immigrant and female rights, is being inducted into the California Hall of Fame alongside Hollywood legend Warren Beatty and Hall of Fame football...
Mar 19, 2013 at 6:28 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A spike in deadly accidents has the California Highway Patrol cracking down on distracted drivers.

Bakersfield CHP officers say there have been 14 fatal accidents on county roads already in...
Mar 15, 2013 at 12:25 PM
Eyewitness News and BakersfieldNow.com have partnered with Three Way Chevrolet, Dignity Health and local first responders to launch a community-wide campaign called TXT L8R.

In cooperation with our TXT L8R sponsors, California Highway...
Mar 11, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Work is set to start soon on a boardwalk to go over a huge tree that fell in the Sequoia National Forest's popular Trail of 100 Giants.

The Forest Service says a contract for the project has been awarded, and work will start as soon as...
Mar 11, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Get in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day with a concert by Banshee in the Kitchen on March 17. The band says they're booked into the Kern River Brewing Company for a special concert that Sunday afternoon.

The show will run from 2 pm to 5...
Mar 11, 2013 at 4:03 PM

In the latest phase of the Isabella Dam safety project, the Army Corps of Engineers will start what they call "geotechnical studies" around Isabella Lake in mid March. They say this work will continue through the end of the year.

This...
Mar 11, 2013 at 9:02 PM

KERNVILLE, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- The pilot of a small plane suffered a minor head injury Monday afternoon when his plane flipped over after landing at the Kern Valley Airport.

The accident happened just after 3 p.m.

The...
Mar 8, 2013 at 1:17 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Daylight-saving time is this weekend. Clocks officially jump ahead an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, although most people will reset their timepieces before or after sleeping that night.

So what's the point...
Mar 7, 2013 at 12:41 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown's sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures...
Mar 6, 2013 at 5:34 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A statewide bus tour, the California "Keeping Families Together," rolled into Yokuts Park with hundreds of people calling for lawmakers to support comprehensive immigration reform.

"I'm living proof of what...