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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...
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 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.
May 2, 2012 at 6:28 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Every year, tens of thousands of people turn out for Bakersfield's Relay for Life - joining together to help find a cure for cancer.

This weekend, 400 teams from around the area will blanket Wingspoint, an...
May 2, 2012 at 1:45 PM

Kern County officials are warning drivers of expected delays this weekend around Meadows Field Airport.

Relay for Life is taking place at Wingspoint, an open area at the corner of Merle Haggard and Airport drives.

Motorists...
Mar 27, 2012 at 6:27 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A candlelight vigil is planned Wednesday to honor Vernon Valenzuela, an advocate for veterans who died Monday at the age of 63.

Valenzuela started the Veterans Justice Program to give legal help to vets. He...
Mar 27, 2012 at 12:25 PM
A candlelight vigil is planned Wednesday to honor Vernon Valenzuela, an advocate for veterans who died Monday at the age of 63.
Feb 17, 2012 at 2:22 PM

This year's Relay for Life will be May 5 in an open lot adjacent to Meadows Field Airport.

The location is called Wingspoint, and it's at the southwest corner of Merle Haggard and Airport drives. The spot was announced...