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May 1, 2013 at 1:45 PM
Five schools were honored Wednesday morningfor receiving one of three prestigious awards given by the California Department of Education or National Title I Association.
Apr 29, 2013 at 3:08 PM
A utility rate hike was passed Monday by the City Council despite a petition effort by citizens opposing the increase.
Apr 29, 2013 at 5:12 PM

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A utility rate hike was passed Monday by the City Council despite a petition effort by citizens opposing the increase.

Residents protested the rate hike, reportedly collecting hundreds of signatures on a...
Apr 29, 2013 at 10:28 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — It's been a dry winter for California, and temperatures will start to heat up soon. That has fire crews gearing up for what could be a tough summer. Kern County crews are keeping an eye on the weather, and...
Apr 26, 2013 at 4:54 PM
Residents protested the rate hike, reportedly collecting hundreds of signatures on a petition. City manager Maribel Reyna told Eyewitness News on Friday that the signatures were counted and officials found too many signatures that couldn't be...
Apr 26, 2013 at 4:54 PM

DELANO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A utility rate hike seems likely in Delano despite a petition effort by citizens opposing the increase.

Residents protested the rate hike, reportedly collecting hundreds of signatures on a petition. City...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday it's unlikely that changes he's seeking to the state's environmental protection law can be accomplished this year, although a top Senate Democrat says he's still pursuing...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats in the California Senate said Tuesday that they will use their majority to advance seven bills that would tighten the state's already strict gun control laws.

One of the bills, which were receiving...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — With an immigration reform bill now in Congress, local community activists hope to drum up support for its passage.

"We have to keep our eyes on the prize, which is a pathway to citizenship," said Roberto...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — More than 400,000 unemployed Californians will feel the effects of the federal government’s sequestration spending cuts after cuts to unemployment benefits take effect on April 28.

There will be no...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in a California Assembly committee.

The bill from Democrat Marc Levine of San Rafael was rejected Wednesday on a 5-2...
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:05 PM

LONDON (AP) — Tesco, Britain's largest retailer by sales, is set to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain after it failed to transfer its winning formula from the U.K. to the western states.

No...
Apr 26, 2013 at 12:31 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A Van Nuys man was sentenced Monday to 60 years in federal prison for making child pornography in Delano, where he owns rental property.

Jose Hernandez-Velazquez, 55, produced videos and still images...
Apr 23, 2013 at 2:37 PM
The top 10 cities include three ZIP codes in Stockton, three in Fresno and one in Bakersfield, all Central Valley areas routinely listed among the most polluted in the state. In Southern California, East Los Angeles, Vernon, and Baldwin Park are also in the top 10.
Apr 22, 2013 at 1:31 PM
Two were shot late Sunday night in Delano. Police said Monday that the two males - names and ages were not released - were found in critical condition on the 600 block of Fremont Street after officers got a report of gunshots. The two were taken...