Eyewitness News has received numerous calls from frustrated commuters who can't find a way off Highway 99 in south Bakersfield. Ramp closures at Taft Highway, Panama Lane and White Lane have many drivers taking long detours.
Caltrans has announced some ramp closures beginning this weekend for the Highway 99 widening project in south Bakersfield. The southbound Hwy. 99 off-ramp to Panama Lane will be closed beginning Sunday evening.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a RadioShack on the 2700 block of Ming Avenue. Officers were called just before 9 a.m. Wednesday on a report that a man used a gun to steal cash and cellphones.