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The head of Bakersfield-based Aera Energy LLC is stepping down this summer after leading one of California’s biggest oil producers for more than seven years.
BCSD TEACHERS PASS RAISES: Most of the 933 Bakersfield City School District teachers who voted Tuesday on a new contract gave it and the two 3.5 percent raises it comes with an overwhelming yes during voting at Sequoia Middle School.
The series of rapes in east Bakersfield during the summer of 2013 were perpetrated by at least three, probably four people, Deputy Public Defender Paul Cadman told jurors Wednesday.
The freshly strewn wood chips along its broad shoulders are a little browner, the drought-resistant seed cover on its median a little more tan, and its chain link fences much more silvery.
A stock transaction announced this week will give a Tennessee-based company a 48 percent stake in the ownership of the refinery on Rosedale Highway, but the deal is not expected to have any immediate effect on plans to upgrade the plant.
A woman and two juveniles suffered major injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in left the roadway and crashed into a tree Monday evening.
Two Bakersfield supermarkets -- the Vons stores on Olive Drive and Stine Road -- will close within about a month as part of a cost-cutting measure following the acquisition of their parent company by Idaho-based Albertsons LLC.
The debate about how to improve Kern County's libraries is collecting momentum.
A Tehachapi man who pleaded no contest in February to aiming a laser at an airplane has been charged with possession of child pornography.
Two Bakersfield women were sentenced Monday to two years in prison for their involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme.
Northeastern motorists be warned: all lanes of Highway 178 will be closed Monday and likely Tuesday nights between Haley Street and Mount Vernon Avenue while crews demolish a pedestrian bridge used by elementary school students.
A man in Oildale found his roommate dead Sunday evening, according to a member of Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Two girls who were identified as missing and sought Saturday by the Bakersfield Police Department have been found.