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Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.

03/04/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.

03/02/2013

Officers at Taft Union High School (CBS)

Sheriff: Shotgun-Toting Central Valley Teen Planned Attack On Classmates

A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a high school near Bakersfield on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another and missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member.

01/10/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Sullivan/Getty Images)

Momentum Builds For California’s Part-Time Legislature Proposal

Proponents of an initiative that would turn California’s Legislature into a part-time body are already raising money for their cause.

12/12/2011

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FAA: Central Valley Skydiving Sex Stunt Didn’t Violate Rules

The Federal Aviation Administration said a videotaped skydiving sex stunt did not result in a violation of any regulations and the pilot wasn’t distracted during the incident over Kern County.

10/28/2011

Natural gas pipelines

Gas Pipeline Feeding Bay Area Ruptures During PG&E Pressure Test

PG&E crews were working to replace a damaged section of gas transmission pipeline that ruptured during a pressure test in the Bakersfield area on Monday, a utility spokeswoman said Tuesday.

10/25/2011

(CBS)

PG&E Gas Line Serving Bay Area Ruptures During Test

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials say a major gas transmission line serving the San Francisco Bay Area has ruptured.

10/24/2011

CA high speed rail

Phil Matier: Brown More Receptive To Public Needs On High-Speed Rail

High speed rail on the Peninsula isn’t the only controversial segment of the route that will someday connect every major California city. KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said that the High Speed Rail Authority is now revising the route between Fresno and Bakersfield, after some spirited opposition.

10/06/2011

High Speed Rail Image (www.cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

High Speed Rail Authority Comes Under Fire Following State Audit

The California High Speed Rail Authority dealt a setback to proponents who hoped to see the bullet train zip through the Bay Area sooner rather than later.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/05/2010

Central California To Get First High-Speed Rail Line

The first segment of a $43-billion bullet train line between San Francisco and Anaheim will be built in the middle of Central Valley farmlands, far away from either urban center.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/04/2010

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