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Feb 18, 2013 at 1:53 PM
Kern County deputies investigated an alleged threat made to students at Lincoln Junior High School in Taft.
Jan 17, 2013 at 4:22 PM
One week after a 16-year-old student was shot allegedly by a fellow student inside a classroom, Taft Union High School has publicly commented on the incident.
Jan 10, 2013 at 10:05 AM
The alleged shooter, a 16-year-old boy, missed the beginning of school before interrupting a science class, armed with a shotgun and "numerous" 12-gauge shotgun shells, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said.
Jan 10, 2013 at 10:50 AM
Student critically wounded in Taft school shooting >>
Jan 6, 2013 at 1:43 PM
Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash on Elk Hills Road that killed one woman and sent her male passenger to the hospital Saturday night.
Oct 15, 2012 at 9:13 PM
In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever. For years before that, however, Felix Baumgartner trained in Kern County.
Aug 14, 2012 at 9:33 AM
The City Council approved a plan Monday night to import inmates from Los Angeles County.
Aug 10, 2012 at 5:39 PM
The City of Taft is bargaining with Los Angeles County to score a multi-million dollar contract that would bring more than 500 inmates to the correctional facility in Taft.
Jul 14, 2012 at 4:01 PM
A Taft girl recently suffered a massive stroke and the community is rallying to support Erica Pommerville and help her family with medical expenses.
Jul 5, 2012 at 10:53 PM
With home invasions and burglaries markedly up, one ex-burglar shows how to keep from being a target.
May 21, 2012 at 7:22 PM
State regulators say they need more information to pinpoint what caused a sinkhole where a Chevron worker died near Taft, but they promise new regulations aimed at preventing situations like that.
Nov 16, 2011 at 4:35 PM
Former Taft City Councilman Cliff Thompson was arrested last week on suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription drugs and being involved in a hit-and-run crash.
Oct 14, 2011 at 7:00 PM
More problems are reported in the area of the deadly oil field sinkhole near Taft. Eyewitness News has obtained more photos of fluid and steam coming to the surface, and state officials have banned steam injection in a wider area.
Sep 30, 2011 at 5:59 PM
After an alleged bullying incident involving fourth-graders, the Taft City School District will look at anti-bullying programs for even younger students. Administrators say they just found out about the alleged situation at Roosevelt Elementary...