Business in Riviera-Westchester - Bakersfield, CA

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) -- Traffic delays are expected in the area of Cal State Bakersfield Friday morning as the university holds graduation ceremonies.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him. No, Trump insisted Thursday, he did not have a temper tantrum a day earlier when he cut off a White House meeting with congressional Democrats after just three minutes. To prove it - in the middle of a meeting with farmers - he called on five members of his staff to bear witness to his...

DELANO, Calif. (KGET) -- Delano police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a vineyard Thursday evening.

The City of McFarland has placed its missing city manager John Wooner on paid administrative leave for up to 30 days as Bakersfield police continues its investigation into his disappearance.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Major law enforcement organizations dropped their opposition Thursday to California legislation that strengthens standards for when officers can use deadly force, a shift that followed changes to the measure.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) -- A cargo trailer containing family heirlooms was stolen from a hotel parking lot last week.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - An outbreak of nasty storms spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state.The National Weather Service confirmed that a large and destructive twister moved over Jefferson City shortly before midnight Wednesday.

The Kern County Animal Shelters are overflowing and are in desperate need of volunteers. Director of Kern County Animal Services Nick Cullen says more animals are being placed in the shelter than are being adopted. KCAS says in order to avoid having to put animals down, they need more foster parents for animals.

Two Bakersfield educators have been chosen to participate in Google's Education Innovator Academy.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) -- Memorial Day events happening around Kern County.

The Bakersfield City School District has announced they received an official notice from the Kern Superior Court of itsdecision to deny a lawsuit request against the district. The lawsuit was filed on April 29, by the California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA), Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance (GBLA) and Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights (LCCR). They alleged that BCSD “cancelled summer school” in violation of the legal requirement for revising its Local Control Accountability Plan.

Lawyers for an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state, saying she may have been impregnated before. The claim, which is a precursor to a lawsuit, also alleges the woman was raped repeatedly before giving birth last December.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a recall for raw beef due to E. coli concerns.

The Condors will be holding there annual locker room sale Thursday afternoon. The voice of the Condors, Ryan Holt stopped by Eyewitness News Mornings to talk about what will be available at the sale. The sale goes on May 23 from 4:30 p. m to 6:30 p. m. at the Rabobank Arena. Opening night for the Condors will be Friday, October 4th, 2019.

May is National Bike Month, a time to celebrate the power of the bicycle, and Chain | Cohn | Stiles is partnering with the local bicycle advocacy group, Bike Bakersfield, to promote bike safety throughout Kern County. Bicycle accidents are on the rise in Bakersfield and the Central Valley, and sadly, so are deaths. In…

Cal State Bakersfield and its graduates celebrated a historic moment for the university as it awarded its first doctoral degrees Wednesday.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) -- Local schools are celebrating a year of saving good food from being tossed in the trash.

For a while now, Bakersfield’s beer breweries have set up shop in a semi-official brewing district near the industrial area of White Lane and Gosford Road. However, changes to the city’s microbrewery ordinances could bring more local brewers to Bakersfield’s booming downtown. Current city code defines microbreweries as those that produce less than 15-thousand barrels of beer per year. To operate downtown they must follow a few rules: