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Big Rig Crash Closes Southbound 5 Over Grapevine

Big Rig Crash Closes Southbound 5 Over Grapevine

Southbound Interstate 5 over the Grapevine is open again after a crash that blocked lanes for about five hours. Highway Patrol Officer D-C Williams says the initial crash happened around 3:40 this morning when a big rig driver apparently fell asleep… The driver of the pickup and a passenger were both injured. One was airlifted…Read More

Reminder: Don’t Leave Dogs In Hot Cars

Reminder: Don’t Leave Dogs In Hot Cars

With temperatures nearing triple digits, a reminder that this is not a good time of year to let your dog ride in the car with you. Director of Kern County Animal Services Nick Cullen says even a quick stop, and leaving your windows cracked, could still cause serious problems… Cullen says they haven’t gotten as…Read More

Central Valley Officials Seek Drought Emergency

Central Valley Officials Seek Drought Emergency

Kern County’s chair of the Board of Supervisors is asking that the county declare a local drought emergency. At this week’s meeting, Phillip Peters asked staff to draft a letter that would be considered at the next meeting on May 11. Peters has also expressed frustration at Governor Newsom has not declared a statewide emergency……Read More

Police Team Up to Help Prevent Catalytic Converter Theft

Police Team Up to Help Prevent Catalytic Converter Theft

Catalytic converter thefts are becoming more widespread, so the Bakersfield Police Department is holding an event to try to do something about it… B-P-D Community Relations Specialist Kelsey Brackett says all appointments are filled for tomorrow but they do plan on doing more events like this in the future. Thieves take catalytic converters to sell…Read More

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