Business in Quailwood - Bakersfield, CA

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration says it will appeal directly to the Supreme Court to be allowed to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, bypassing the court of appeals and seeking a final ruling by the end of June.Solicitor General Noel Francisco says in court papers filed Tuesday that the rare and fast turnaround is necessary if census questionnaires are to be printed in time.

A local orthodontist, his staff and his patients helped raise $2,300 for the Wounded Heroes Fund. Dr. Michael Thurman sells caps, T-shirts and other items to patients and “friends of the practice,” with all proceeds going to WHF, a Bakersfield nonprofit that helps “veterans and their families affected by the war on terror in an effort to provide them with support and appreciation they need for a healthy return to civilian life,” according to the organization’s website.

UPDATE (6 p.m.): The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified a man that died in collision on Highway 166. The coroner said 47-year-old Kenny Robbins died of his injuries at the scene.

The Kern County Sheriff's Office Incident Review Board has determined a deputy's use of force during a shooting in Oildale last month was within departmental policy.

People watching the total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday morning noticed a brief flash of light, which has now been confirmed as a meteorite impact

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past two weeks, including an elderly Reno couple, authorities said, and the slayings added fuel to the immigration debate.

The U.S. Center for SafeSport created a national database in 2017, to share a list of those involved in Olympic sports activities who have been banned or are...

It was an emotional day for the owner at La Colonia Restaurant, and equally bittersweet for Sinaloa Mexican Restaurant. Both have been serving the Bakersfield community for generations. Sinaloa Mexican Restaurant, a beloved Bakersfield institution for 70 years, is now closed forever. A handwritten sign on the door of the restaurant reads: “Thank you Bakersfield for allowing us to serve you for 70 years. We are now CLOSED forever. ”

DETROIT (AP) - Owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file fire insurance claims at a rate far higher than the average for comparable vehicles, according to an insurance industry study.The Highway Loss Data Institute, which analyzes data from insurers representing about 85 percent of the U.S. industry, found that some Hyundai and Kia vehicles equipped with four-cylinder engines have double the noncrash fire claim rates than the average of comparable vehicles.

It looks like the dog is wearing a harness but really? Seems like that dog is scared to death holding on for dear life.I wouldn't do it with my pet.

You'll be shocked to know who has passed gas in the studio before. It is almost unbelievable!

For years we've walked by, smiled, high fived, dropped money and sadly he's gone - riggie

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A Kern County Sheriff's Office review board has determined that a deputy acted within departmental policy when he fired his gun during a December incident. Deputy Charles Moore has been returned to duty. Per an agreement, the District Attorney's Office will conduct a separate review on the incident. Moore fired his gun Dec. 12 during a struggle with a suspect in Oildale. The round went through the suspect’s shoulder and into a fellow deputy’s wrist.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House Sergeant-at-Arms asking to schedule a walk-through in anticipation of a Jan.