The City of Shafter hopes to get its community correctional facility open again. And just in case, it has started the process to get staff ready to go. The city put on a job fair Tuesday, and plenty of hopeful applicants turned out.
July 28, 1993: Nine killed in fiery, seven-vehicle pileup on stretch of highway under construction south of Bakersfield, Calif. Chain-reaction crash involved two tractor-trailers, one carrying load of diapers that burned for hours.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has begun transitioning its mental health services program to concentrate care on the most serious patients residing in state mental hospitals and prisons, but the cost-cutting move is raising concerns about...
The three-day exercise that begins Tuesday will include mock evacuations, sandbagging of a delta island, and the mobilization of emergency operations in 23 of the state's 58 counties, from Bakersfield to Redding.
Parole board members refused to free Robert F. Kennedy's convicted assassin Wednesday after determining that he hadn't shown enough remorse and didn't understand the severity of a crime that was mourned by a nation four decades ago.
Police say a registered sex offender from Napa County who removed his ankle monitor has been arrested in San Diego County on suspicion of trying to rob and kidnap several teenage girls and women at knifepoint.