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A Wasco man was arrested on Saturday, September 22 for weapons violations after a Wasco Substation deputy conducted a traffic stop near 1500 G Street.

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California officials demanded Monday that the Trump administration back off a plan to weaken national fuel economy standards aimed at reducing car emissions and saving people money at the pump, saying the proposed rollback would damage people's health and exacerbate climate change.

Cynthia Zimmer, District Attorney-elect of Kern County will be discussing gangs in Kern County and the crimes, consequences and corrections for both the criminal involved and the victim on Thursday, September 27.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas will be hosting a Senior Scam Stopper workshop in Lemoore tomorrow.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – The body of Armando Gallegos, a correctional officer who worked at a prison in Delano, has arrived at a funeral home in Visalia. Officers from multiple agencies paid tribute to Gallegos with an escort Monday from the coroner's office in Bakersfield. Gallegos, 56, died Sept. 14. He had been injured months ago when he and another officer were attacked by a dozen inmates.

NEW YORK (AP) - The Trump administration is warning Russia that supplying Syria with an advanced missile defense system would be a major mistake and should be reconsidered. It also says U.S. forces will not leave Syria until Iran leaves.

Ridgecrest police have arrested a man accused of killing his wife over the weekend.

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh said Monday he will not be intimidated into withdrawing from the confirmation process by allegations of sexual misconduct that he rejected as “last-minute character assassination. ” “There is now a frenzy to come up with something—anything—that will block this process and a vote on my confirmation from occurring,” Kavanaugh wrote in a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.

Congress is starting to consider almost $1. 7 billion in new money to aid recovery efforts from Florence. Lawmakers already are facing a deadline this week to fund the government before the start of the new budget year Oct. 1, and members of Congress will try to act on the disaster relief along with separate legislation to fund the government.

Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few. Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" on Monday, four years after the last freshening up. The company, at the behest of Scrabble owner Hasbro Inc. , left out one possibility under consideration for a hot minute — RBI — after consulting competitive players who thought it potentially too contentious.

Our Medium Wardrobe Box is perfect for moving, storing, or shipping clothing on hangers such as jackets, shirts, dresses, and more.

A group of local veterans ended their Kern County Honor Flight trip with a bit of bad luck overnight.

CHICAGO—September 17, 2018—Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Parents should be … Read More

A grand opening was held over the weekend for a new skatepark in Oildale.

The 2018 Kern County Fair kicked off Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. and runs through Sept. 30.

A man in a wheelchair is hospitalized and listed as critical after being hit by vehicle in Downtown Bakersfield, Sunday night.