California Farm Use Of Oilfield Waste Water Prompts Food-Safety InquirySome popular California-grown fruits and nuts are irrigated with waste water from oilfields. No one has been checking if the practice is actually safe -- until now.
Surprising California City With State's Dirtiest AirMillions of Californians live in places with dirty air, according to an annual report card issued Wednesday that ranks two major urban areas in the state as the nation's most polluted.
Magnitude 4.9, 2.6 Earthquakes Hit Bakersfield AreaA pair of earthquakes hit the Bakersfield area Tueaday afternoon, the USGS reported.
South Bay Officials Thrilled With Prospect Of Being Part Of High-Speed Rail's First LegA big win for the Bay Area comes at the expense of Los Angeles this Friday when officials are expected to announce that the initial leg of the high-speed rail project will run from San Jose to Bakersfield.
San Jose To Bakersfield May Be First Stretch Of California High Speed Rail To Be BuiltCalifornia’s high speed rail officials are now considering San Jose to Bakersfield as the first major stretch for service.
5 Killed In Crash Of Light Plane That Flew From San Jose AirportFive bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a private plane that crashed near Bakersfield Saturday afternoon after taking off from a small airport in San Jose
Small Plane Out Of San Jose Goes MissingA single-engine plane out of Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose went missing Saturday afternoon near Bakersfield.
Medical Helicopter Crashes In Central Valley, 4 DeadA medical helicopter carrying a patient to a hospital crashed amid heavy rain and fog in a rural area of central California, killing all four people aboard, officials said.
California's Famed 'Hero Cat' Wins Award Reserved For Man's Best FriendTara, the 7-year-old hero Tabby cat from Bakersfield who famously saved her baby human from an attack by a vicious dog last year, has been awarded the “Hero Dog” prize from the Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Los Angeles.
Central Valley Assemblywoman Blames Drought On God's Wrath Over AbortionAssemblywoman Shannon Grove touched off a firestorm of criticism when she blamed California's historic drought on abortion.
Study Links Spike In California Auto Thefts With Flood Of Inmates Released EarlyA new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.
NASA's Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work CommutePlanes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.