A Bakersfield man accused of rape was apparently targeting women who had just dropped their children off at school, according to court filings.
The human body has two kidneys, each about the size of a fist, located on either side of the spine at the lowest level of the rib cage. Each kidney helps remove waste products and excess fluid from the body.
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The Arvin gas pipeline leak that has displaced eight families from their homes since March got swift action from Gov. Jerry Brown at Wednesday's get-out-the-vote rally.
Kern County scored an important court victory against Chevron USA Inc. this week in a landmark property tax case that had threatened a key source of local government funding.
GARDEN GROWS GOLDEN BELL: The Panama-Buena Vista Union School District will receive a Golden Bell award in large part for a school garden created at Buena Vista Elementary School, the district announced in a news release Tuesday.
Costume face paint may blur and young trick-or-treaters may pout Friday night because there's a 70 percent chance of rain while they canvas neighborhoods on the hunt for candy.
Local supporters of Centennial Plaza who believe their commemorative bricks or tiles were removed from the plaza now have a way to get them replaced.
He'd like only Democrats to vote on Election Day, Gov. Jerry Brown joked during his first-ever visit to Arvin Wednesday, where he got serious about water and money and stumped for two state propositions and his fellow party members.
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri will open one of his Johnny Garlic's restaurants in Bakersfield, a company spokesman confirmed this week. And this place, with its seared yellow fin ahi and bourbon buffalo meatloaf, is no diner, drive-in or dive.
This aging beauty of Kern County's cultural scene is pushing 75, and looks it.