California Pushes Back High-Speed Rail Construction Deadline For Central Valley Stretch To 2023California is again pushing back the deadline and raising the cost for its high-speed rail project, this time asking the Biden administration for a one-year extension on completing construction on a section of track in the Central Valley.
2 Arrested After Stolen SUV Ends Up In Muddy Healdsburg Field During Atmospheric River StormSonoma County deputies said they made two arrests after the occupants of a stolen SUV ended up stuck in a muddy field near Healdsburg during the atmospheric river storm that hit the Bay Area this week.
Hundreds Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Red Onions From CaliforniaAn outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to eating red onions from a supplier in Bakersfield has sickened hundreds of people nationwide, according to health officials.
Dubious Coronavirus Claims By Central Valley Doctors Condemned By Health ExpertsThe comments and conclusions of the doctors drew widespread condemnation from health officials and medical experts.
Trump Delivering On Water Pledge To Wealthy California FarmersHoisting the spoils of victories in California’s hard-fought water wars, President Donald Trump is directing more of the state’s precious water to wealthy farmers and other agriculture interests when he visits their Republican Central Valley stronghold Wednesday.
Apple Store Employee Fired After Texting Himself Customer’s Intimate PhotoAn employee who worked at Bakersfield’s Apple Store is without a job Monday after a customer reported he texted himself an intimate photo from her phone.
Bakersfield Police Nab Woman Pushing Baby Stroller With $6,000 in Stolen QuartersAuthorities say a woman stole $6,000 worth of quarters and her getaway car was a baby stroller.
California Pressures Chevron Over Kern County Oil LeaksCalifornia regulators have ordered Chevron to provide more information about eight recent or ongoing oil leaks near a facility in Kern County.
Domestic Violence Investigated In Deadly Bakersfield RampageKern County sheriff's Lt. Mark King said Thursday there were "strong indications" of a domestic violence motive in the Wednesday evening rampage.
Gunman Kills Five People Before Shooting Self In BakersfieldSix people are dead after a series of shootings that occurred in a span of 15 minutes in Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
Paroled Sex Offender In RV Chase Charged With Kidnap, AbuseA paroled sex offender arrested two days after he led police on a wild RV chase with his young children has been charged with kidnapping, assault and a slew of other criminal counts.
Authorities Hunt Paroled Sex Offender After L.A.-Bakersfield RV ChaseAuthorities hunted Tuesday night for a paroled sex offender who led them on an hours-long chase through California in a motor home with his two young children inside.
Bakersfield Post Office Named for Merle HaggardAbout 300 people turned out in Bakersfield Friday to celebrate the naming of a post office for Merle Haggard.
More Than 100 Inmates Brawl In Kern County LockupA two-hour brawl involving 120 prisoners at a San Joaquin Valley jail left four inmates with injuries that required hospital treatment.
Charles Manson Reportedly Hospitalized In BakersfieldCharles Manson, the charismatic cult leader whose followers committed heinous murders that shocked the nation almost a half century ago, has reportedly been hospitalized.