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More than 70 Kern County sex offenders were surprised with compliance checks Jan. 23 by probation officers, resulting in nine arrests.
The Kern County Probation Department used about 45 officers in the sweep of offenders who are on felony probation or post release community supervision.
Officers also seized methamphetamine, heroin and two illegal firearms found during the checks.
IT'S A GRAND NIGHT FOR MUSIC: Nearly 800 high school orchestra, band and choir students performed Tuesday in It's a Grand Night for Music, an annual honors music festival at the Rabobank Theater and Convention Bureau.
Two travel trailers caught fire early Wednesday in southeast Bakersfield, resulting in $10,000 in damages.
Police are searching for the man responsible for stealing three UPS Inc. packages off the porch of a southwest Bakersfield home last month.
Three men remain wanted by police after forcing entry into the La Mina Cantina restaurant in northwest Bakersfield and stealing cash.
Garces moves to 18-1 overall and 3-0 in Southwest Yosemite League play with a 68-28 win over Liberty on Tuesday.
Bakersfield-based Sun World International LLC announced Monday it will exit the citrus, pepper and strawberry markets to focus more specifically on grapes.
Police have identified a shoplifting suspect who stole items from a Kmart in the 3600 block of Wilson Road earlier this month.
Two men robbed a "cash for gold" business Tuesday afternoon, pistol whipping an employee and prompting a lockdown at a nearby elementary school.
A woman was assaulted earlier this month while walking in a southwest Bakersfield park and the suspect remains at large.
Two suspects robbed a CVS store and brandished a knife at employees who tried to stop them.
Valley Republic Bank reported earning $2.7 million in 2014, or 78 cents per share, a 32 percent increase over the year before.
The Kern County deputy who shot and killed a Wasco man Monday morning has been identified as Senior Deputy Robert Reed.