Local Services in Bakersfield, CA

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.

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.

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

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.

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A ShotSpotter detection helped Bakersfield Police Department arrest a man overnight for reckless discharge of a firearm.

On Aug. 18, Bakersfield attorney Henry Noto allegedly got behind the wheel of his vehicle while under the influence, despite previously receiving two misdemeanors — in 2014 and 2016 — for DUI, according to news reports. On this occasion, however, this decision caused severe injuries to several people when he failed to stop at a stop…