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Drivers should avoid Truxtun Avenue near the Westside Parkway on- and off-ramps from 9 p. m. to 5 a. m. from Dec. 17-20. The road will be closed to all traffic while construction is going on. Truxtun Avenue will be closed in both directions, as will the eastbound off-ramp from the Westside Parkway. The westbound on-ramp will be open. Detour signs will send drivers around the closure via California Avenue. Drivers can also take Rosedale Highway to avoid the closure.

Kern County Probation Department says officers arrested five suspected gang members and seized a gun in a check at a home in East Bakersfield this week.

One local expert dispels the myth that suicide rates spike during the holiday season. Says that perpetrating the myth contributes to the stigma surrounding s...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.

WASHINGTON (AP) - A looming, partial government shutdown would be "stupid" but might be unavoidable if Democrats refuse to support President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the second-ranking House Republican said on Thursday.

The Post Office is investigating as mail thieves struck a local facility, just a few weeks before Christmas.

Kern County Public Health allows basic life support units to now show up to life threatening scenes

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The 23rd Street and D Street intersection will be closed this weekend to replace the existing drainage pipe with a new 48-inch pipe, the city of Bakersfield announced Wednesday.

Bakersfield police are looking for two men suspected in a stong-arm robbery at a Southwest Bakersfield department store.

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Two men are wanted on allegations of a strong-arm robbery, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. On Oct. 10, the two men allegedly took merchandise and left the store without paying for it. An employee at Marshalls, 3008 Ming Ave. , saw the men leaving with the items and tried to stop them. The employee was assaulted and the two men fled on foot.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves.A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. THC is the cannabis compound that gives pot its high.President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law next week.

The Bakersfield Police Department is searching for a man and a woman regarding a vehicle burglary and is asking for the community’s help. The two people were seen on surveillance cameras allegedly breaking into a vehicle at The Marketplace, 9000 Ming Ave. , and taking items of value around 4:30 p. m. Nov. 10. The man is Hispanic, 5-feet-8-inches to 5-feet-10-inches tall with black hair and a medium build.

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Two days after he was arrested on misdemeanor charges of willful cruelty to a child, Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula says he does not know why.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A tech billionaire whose elaborate wedding in a redwood grove violated California rules has helped create a smartphone app that shows users a map of more than 1,500 spots where people can get to the coastline. The California Coastal Commission planned to unveil the YourCoast app at its meeting Thursday in Newport Beach, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Security video has been released capturing the moment an angry driver slams his car into a man and woman that just got out of their car at a gas station in Southeast Fresno. We spoke with Fresno Police who says the driver had yelled something at the couple after leaving the gas station, got upset, bumped into the back of their car with his white sedan, then circled around. That's when he aims right at the couple who got out of their vehicle…

Instead of getting tickets for minor violations, Officers hand out turkeys instead of tickets in Roscommon County, Michigan. WPBN's Brittney Buti reports.

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Kern County Animal Services is encouraging community members to find it in their hearts to foster a dog this Christmas.

Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury. It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive recovery, but because they are so common, the importance of treating them is often underestimated.

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