Ashley Inglis saw a dachshund she wanted to adopt last week at the local SPCA shelter, but she was given bad news. "It was being saved for Wednesday," she said. Wednesday also happens to be the day the SPCA holds its annual adoption event.
Angie Estrada from Horace Mann Elementary in Bakersfield was presented with her one thousand dollar grant back in August. With that money, Ms. Estrada was able to buy more than 700 books, which are shared with all the second grade classes at the school.
It's a matter of life and death. How fast can medical care can reach you in an emergency? People in some rural Kern County communities want firefighters trained as paramedics. They say it takes too long for paramedics in ambulances to reach them.