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Man Dies Trying To Cross Highway 99 On Foot

Man Dies Trying To Cross Highway 99 On Foot

There was one fatality on the roadways over the Memorial Day holiday, and it was a pedestrian trying to cross the freeway… Officer Robert Rodriguez says the driver cooperated with authorities and was not impaired. It’s not known why the man was on the freeway. The crash happened around 11pm Monday.Read More

Board To Re-Consider Decision To Cancel This Year’s Kern County Fair

Board To Re-Consider Decision To Cancel This Year’s Kern County Fair

There could be a Kern County Fair this year after all. After voting last month to cancel this year’s event, the Fair Board has called a special meeting for Friday to reconsider. Fair Board Chair Blodgie Rodriguez says one of the issues taken into consideration was the use of the fairgrounds as a vaccination site…Read More

Small Earthquake Centered Near Bakersfield

Small Earthquake Centered Near Bakersfield

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported in the morning near Bakersfield, According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit at 7:19 am 11 miles southwest of Bakersfield at a shallow depth of 12 miles. The U-S-G-S says shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the…Read More

Police to Hold Virtual Town Hall on Street Racing Tonight

Police to Hold Virtual Town Hall on Street Racing Tonight

Sideshows and street racing continue to be a problem in Bakersfield, and tonight the Bakersfield Police Department is holding a virtual town hall for the public to ask questions and voice their concerns. B-P-D Sergeant Robert Pair says he understands the complaints. He says those types of events are dangerous, and the culprits are hard…Read More

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