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Northeast Bakersfield home becomes site for car crashes

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield man said his home has become a pit stop, of sorts, for fast cars, in a race with no winners. On Monday night, a Toyota landed in Eric Bryson's lawn at Haley and Bernard Streets in East Bakersfield. Bryson and his wife Catherine were at home that night, Catherine

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-21 15:10:52

Bakersfield's first children's emergency room opens its doors

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The first emergency room built just for kids in Bakersfield, is now ready to see patients. On Thursday, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital's Robert A. Grimm Children's Pavilion for Emergency Services will officially open its doors. The emergency room is over a year in the making an

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-21 14:12:03

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-22 00:40:53

Bakersfield man arrested for conspiring with disgraced cops Mara and Diaz to sell meth and pot

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield man was arrested for conspiring with former Bakersfield police officers, Damacio Diaz and Patrick Mara, to sell methamphetamine and marijuana that the two officers seized while on-duty, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced Thursday. A federal grand jury char

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-21 19:54:12

121 people become citizens in Bakersfield ceremony

121 people became U.S. citizens as part of a naturalization ceremony in Bakersfield on Thursday Sept. 21, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX). A naturalization ceremony was held in Bakersfield on Thursday to welcome 121 new citizens. The event was held at 1 p.m. at the Beale Memorial Library. House Majority Leader an

BAKERSFIELD NOW - 2017-09-21 15:23:50

BAKERSFIELD OBSERVED: A blog about life, media, politics and people

ROD BARNES College basketball season is just around the corner and already a new group of recruits at Cal State Bakersfield is putting the spotlight on the Rod Barnes-led Roadrunners. SB Nation recently called the 'Runners incoming class "the most intriguing" in the Western Athletic Conference, led

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-21 15:39:00

Fire damages home in southwest Bakersfield

An accidental electrical fire did $50,000 damage to a home at 1172 Fairway Drive in southwest Bakersfield Wednesday, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department. At 08:07 a.m., the BFD responded to a reported residential structure fire at the home including deploying three engines, two trucks, two

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-20 21:35:00

Bakersfield College hosts DACA conversation, community forum tonight

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield College is hosting a community forum to discuss the recent decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, better known as DACA. The discussion will take place today, Thursday September 21, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Fire Side Room on the Bak

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-09-21 17:37:58

'My voice can actually be heard now': New citizens sworn in at Bakersfield ceremony

Dominican Republic native Michelle Clark never expected to ever become a U.S. citizen. That all changed when she met Michael Clark of Bakersfield online and fell in love. "I had no plans of living here ever, but I fell in love with him and we decided it was easier for me to come here than for him t

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-22 00:26:00

EWING: Good-bye Bakersfield, and sincere thanks

They say you can't go home again, and for me, that's been quite literally true. I moved from my birthplace at 5 months old. Moved again at age 4. Grew up in Albuquerque, N.M., and graduated from high school there, but my parents and all family have moved, so there's no home to go to. Well, at least

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-21 23:34:00

College Republicans poised to sue CSUB to bring Milo Yiannopoulos to Bakersfield

The rumors that Milo Yiannopoulos has been invited to Cal State Bakersfield by the College Republicans are true. But there's trouble. Lawyers are now involved. William Becker Jr., president and CEO of conservative nonprofit law firm Freedom X, has sent a letter to Cal Sate Bakersfield officials chal

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-20 18:01:00

Salma Hayek rallies for Mexico earthquake relief

(CNN) - Salma Hayek is doing her part to gather donations for earthquake relief in Mexico. The actress, a native of Mexico, said in an emotional plea on Instagram that she "has lived through the aftermath of a disaster of this magnitude," having experienced the 1985 earthquake that devastated the re

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-21 17:09:15

BPD looking for suspect who defrauded a Starbucks store

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying and locating a suspect wanted for defrauding a Starbucks. At 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27, an employee at Starbucks in the 1200 block of 24th Street downtown received a telephone call from an unknown man posing as an employee with St

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-21 17:54:00

Demi Lovato: I don't owe anybody an explanation about my sexuality

Demi Lovato doesn't "owe anybody" an explanation about her sexuality. The 'Cool for the Summer' hitmaker has hit back after she was criticised on social media for refusing to reveal her sexuality. She wrote on Twitter: "Just because I'm refuse to label myself for the sake of a headline doesn't mean

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 00:46:41

'This is our guy' Detectives hone in on Jonathan Hearn as murder suspect while he talks with Sabrina Limon

Jonathan Hearn thought he got away with murder - and that was even after a detective interviewed his lover, Sabrina Limon, in November 2014. After that interview, Hearn didn't think police suspected he was the one who shot and killed Limon's husband, Robert, in August 2014 in a Tehachapi train yard

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-20 20:22:00

California condors return to the skies after near extinction

In this Wednesday, June 21, 2017 photo, a California condor sits perched on a tree branch in the Ventana Wilderness east of Big Sur, Calif. Three decades after being pushed to the brink of extinction, the California condor is staging an impressive comeback, thanks to captive-breeding programs and re

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-20 19:00:38

Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but says their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul is premature. Pelosi says lawmakers must focus on protecting young immigrants brought to the Unite

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-20 18:19:24

Woman brandishes gun in Kardashian-owned boutique

In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, video image released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, actively searching for this suspect waving a machete at news reporters outside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood, Calif. KCBS-TV reported that after pointing a gun at employees i

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-22 00:59:55

Ian Somerhalder threw out Nikki Reed's birth control pills

Ian Somerhalder "threw out" all of Nikki Reed's birth control pills when they decided they wanted a baby. The couple are now proud parents of one-month-old daughter Bodhi and the 29-year-old actress has revealed the 'Vampire Diaries' star took a rather direct approach to showing Nikki how much he wa

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 00:08:58

Fergie can 'exhale' now divorce news is out

Fergie "feels really good" that the news of her divorce is out in the open now. The 'Big Girls Don't Cry' hitmaker is relieved that her and her estranged husband Josh Duhamel have announced that they have gone their separate ways as it has allowed her to "just exhale". Speaking to E! News, she said:

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 23:56:31