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Below are tentative starting lineups for the Arizona Fall League's 2018 championship game. Saturday's game can be viewed live on MLB Network and beginning at 3 p.m. ET. :: Complete coveraege of the 2018 AFL championship game ::

Today was the 16th Annual National Adoption Day and 40 children were adopted here in Kern County. One family shares their story and how adoption has shaped t...

Kern County Animal Services will be sending officers to help in rescue efforts following the Camp Fire in Northern California.

Arvin unveiled the plan to help improve its air quality at a news conference Friday. The first part of the city’s plan to reduce carbon emissions and greenhouse gases involves three electric bus. An electric bus came down from Napa to show off the new technology the city will have in the future. Arvin received a $2. 29 million grant from the Federal Transit Authority to purchase the buses. Hesham Elshavly, Arvin’s transportation manager, said the city will get the new buses in…

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit concerning the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman is currently presiding over a trial in New York to determine if Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross acted legally when he decided to include the citizenship question on the decennial census for the first time since 1950.

Say good-bye to Kern Federal Credit Union. On Feb. 1, it will become Strata Credit Union. The credit union is changing its name because of years of name confusion in the marketplace. "We are very excited about our new name and the future of our credit union," said Brandon Ivie, KFCU CEO, in a news release. “This change is one of many steps we are taking to position the credit union for sustained, healthy growth for the next 70 years and is not…

The City has permanently closed a short section of 23rd Street, between C Street and D Street, according to a release from Thomas Roads Improvement Program.

If you we're heading into Downtown Bakersfield this morning, you may have noticed some orange cones down 23rd and 24th streets.

Farscape actress #GigiEdgley celebrated her birthday with me on BakersfieldNow. I sang her my orginal "Birthday Song" and she almost gave birth! #HappyBirthday

A car accident on southbound I-5 near Bear Mountain Boulevard kills a man and an infant early this morning.

Fresno County Sheriff's deputies said two teens were arrested early Friday morning after trying to run from police in a stolen car. They said that car belonged to the driver's grandmother. Deputies said Fresno Police officers tried to pull the driver over around 3:45 a. m. after the car was reported stolen. Officers said the driver did not stop for police, and was reckless during the chase.

Joe Perry collapsed last weekend after performing with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden

Using a rat model of bTBI, researchers show how even mild exposure to a single blast shock wave is able to induce small but potentially very meaningful pathogenic effects that accumulate with time. These effects, detected at the microscopic level, included microvascular damage, injury to nerve axons and signs of neuroinflammation in various brain regions. Brain function also changed, as shown by impaired short-term synaptic plasticity.

Perry says the musician who helped him record the demos is trying to capitalize on his return to music.

A local community activist is once again calling for a Season of Peace and giving to those in need.

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by President Donald Trump.