As part of the Mayor's Freeway Cleanup campaign along Bakersfield's highways, volunteers are needed Saturday to pick up litter.
Tehachapi's public schools opened two hours late because of icy roads in the area.
Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying four suspects wanted for burglary and conspiracy.
Air district officials issued a ban on fireplace use for Wednesday in the San Joaquin Valley air basin portion of Kern County.
A third suspect has been arrested in connection with last week's alleged robbery and officer-involved shooting.
Road construction on southbound Highway 99 at 7th Standard Road has backed up traffic for six miles to Lerdo Highway.
Authorities will be out in force beginning Friday and lasting through Jan. 1 to crack down on drunken and aggressive drivers.
A vacant four-unit apartment building in east Bakersfield sustained heavy fire damage Monday night.
A fire early Tuesday morning caused $5,000 damage to a Delano strip mall with four businesses.
A house fire in southwest Bakersfield Monday injured an adult and a child and caused $35,000 in damage.
Two men pleaded guilty Monday to their involvement in separate cases of cultivating marijuana on public lands in Kern County.
A Tennessee man was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday for receiving more than 600 images of child pornography in Kern County between March 9 and March 13 of 2006.
A probation sweep in Bakersfield Friday resulted in 24 arrests for various violations.