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May 1, 2013 at 5:11 PM
Synthetic marijuana, often known as "spice," is affecting not only young drug users, but even pregnant mothers. Doctors at Kern Medical Center treated one confirmed case, and they suspect others. The physicians will present a paper on the issue at a...
Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 PM
So-called synthetic marijuana is banned under both federal and state law, but some local parents are contending it's still being sold to their kids, and it has devastating effects.
Apr 25, 2013 at 2:37 PM
Extra U.S. Postal Service inspectors are working now in the Kern County area, trying to stop a sudden spike in mail theft.
Apr 24, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Some Oildale shop owners are worried about what will open up in a now-closed medical marijuana dispensary. One merchant has heard it will house a so-called "sweepstakes cafe," and he thinks that would bring crime and problems to the area.
Apr 17, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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.
Apr 16, 2013 at 6:39 AM
One man called Eyewitness News to convey his dismay over a billboard in east Bakersfield, promoting McDonald's in Spanish.
Apr 11, 2013 at 9:33 AM
Neighbors in a quiet area of Rosedale are furious and fed up about a burned-out house that has sat abandoned for several years.
Apr 8, 2013 at 5:48 PM
It's a photo that might ruin your appetite, but it hasn't quite ruined business at one local restaurant. The image shows a kitchen with a mountain of dirty dishes and food on the floor. The picture comes from a complaint in early March at the Golden...
Apr 1, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Neighbors in a northwest Bakersfield area ended up with no water over the weekend, but a nearby water company is coming to the rescue. The Seventh Standard Mutual Water Co. serves 22 homes, and their system went down. But, Oildale Mutual Water...
Mar 28, 2013 at 10:42 PM
City officials are the latest to raise issues over the new, so-called "sweepstakes" cafes. The police chief says the businesses are on his radar, and at least one City Council member wants a good, hard look at them.
Mar 26, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Neighbors in an area south of Bakersfield say a trucking operation has moved in, and they want it stopped. The man with the trucks has applied for a county conditional use permit, and at least one nearby homeowner hopes he won't get it.
Mar 22, 2013 at 10:40 PM
A northeast Bakersfield neighborhood has suffered for about a year with a noisy nuisance. The situation has made life miserable for residents near College Avenue and Fairfax Road. It turns out the culprit is a squatter -- of sorts.
Mar 22, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Business owners in a south Bakersfield shopping center blame a sweepstakes cafe for crime and disturbances in their area. One shop owner said she wants more help from the city, and she's contacted the city councilman from the area.
Mar 21, 2013 at 5:37 PM
A former insider in the medical supply business claims companies engage in questionable if not illegal business practices to maximize profits.