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May 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Another pedestrian was hurt in a crash, this one around 8 p.m. Wednesday on Oildale Drive near Roberts Lane. This marks the fifth pedestrian crash in less than a week in Bakersfield.
Apr 26, 2013 at 5:12 PM
The truck's driver made a turn at the intersection of Merle Haggard Drive and McCray Street and struck the woman in the crosswalk, the California Highway Patrol said. The woman's name was later released by the coroner's office: 60-year-old Neva Yribarren.
Apr 26, 2013 at 5:21 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A Tehachapi woman was killed Friday afternoon when she was hit by a truck in Oildale.

The truck's driver made a turn at the intersection of Merle Haggard Drive and McCray Street and struck the woman...
Apr 26, 2013 at 7:45 AM
George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic "He Stopped Loving Her Today," has died. He was 81.
Mar 20, 2013 at 11:31 AM
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 quarterback Joe Montana.
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...
Jan 4, 2013 at 9:21 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A former California Highway Patrol officer accused of sexual assault won't face prosecution.

The Kern County District Attorney's office said Friday that it isn't filing charges against Jose Davila due...
Jan 4, 2013 at 10:39 AM
A former California Highway Patrol officer accused of sexual assault won't face prosecution. The Kern County District Attorney's office said Friday that it isn't filing charges against Jose Davila due to "insufficient evidence."
Dec 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM
As many communities continue to struggle economically, Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County are on key national lists measuring economic vitality: No. 1 in metro area for long-term private sector job growth, No. 1 county for construction...
Nov 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM
Sheriff's investigators are recommending criminal charges be filed against former CHP officer.
Oct 27, 2012 at 3:43 PM
Still rockin' at 86, music legend Chuck Berry promised a comeback Saturday with six new songs, some written 16 years ago.
Oct 21, 2012 at 7:11 PM
Garth Brooks was inducted along with trailblazing singer Connie Smith and keyboard player Hargus "Pig" Robbins, whose rolling signature sound has adorned countless hits across the radio dial.
Oct 1, 2012 at 11:37 PM
History will be made next Monday, Oct. 8, when President Barack Obama visits Kern County to establish a Cesar E. Chavez National Monument.
Sep 29, 2012 at 5:02 PM
A Kern County Sheriff’s deputy delivers a baby in the area of Highway 65 and Merle Haggard Drive early Saturday morning.
Sep 17, 2012 at 4:43 PM
Two California Highway Patrol officers have been accused of sexually assaulting a suspected drunk driver.