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CALM celebrates 35 years bringing California Wildlife to Kern County, 16 years of HolidayLights
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - In 1983, California Living Museum opened its doors for the first time. "Michael Hopkins had this random thought about having a zoo in Bakersfield and he got people together and the dream grew and grew and here we are," said CALM zoo manager Lana Fain.
Man arrested for shooting, killing, & burying his neighbor's dog for peeing in his yard
TERRA BELLA, Calif. (FOX26) -- Tulare County Sheriff's Office says a man was arrested for shooting and killing his neighbor's dog with a rifle after getting mad about it peeing on his lawn.
Judge Orders Kern County to Rescind Approvals for Grapevine Development
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., December 7, 2018 — A judge today ruled that Kern County must rescind its approvals for Tejon Ranch Company’s proposed 8,000-acre Grapevine development, which would destroy wildlife habitat and greatly increase car traffic on local highways.
Wasco man arrested on allegations of armed robbery
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Kern County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected of robbing the House of Fun Smoke Shop in Wasco on Nov. 30. The suspect who robbed the smoke shop wore a mask and used a gun during the crime.
KCSO find, arrest at-large stabbing suspect in Lost Hills
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The search is over for the man accused of a stabbing near a rest stop in Lost Hills earlier this week thanks to a tip from the Secret Witness hotline. Friday morning, sheriff's deputies received a tip from the Secret Witness hotline that 46-year-old Jaime Valdez was walking off
Delano middle school students connect with freshmen at Seton Hall University
A group of Delano middle school students developed a connection with freshman students at an eastern New Jersey university through a person who has ties to both schools. Samantha Dyar, a graduate of both Cecil Avenue Middle School (now Cecil Avenue Math and Science Academy) and Delano High School, i
BRIEFS: Mexican citizen pleads guilty to delivering 15 pounds of meth to undercover officer in Delano
A Mexican citizen pleaded guilty Nov. 26 to delivering 15 pounds of methamphetamine to a person in Delano who turned out to be an undercover officer. Oscar Ivan Salazar-Avalos, 28, enter guilty pleas to federal charges of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute meth, according
California mother drowns twin sons at motel where she was staying for free, police say
A California mother was arrested Thursday for allegedly drowning her twin 10-month-old sons at a motel where police had arranged for her to stay after she was removed from a shelter for causing a disturbance, authorities said.
Man Who Had Faced Murder Charge in Death of Delano “Pretty Lady” Grape Grower Is Found Dead
FRESNO, CA (KMJ) – The man who had faced a murder charge in the killing of a valley grape grower is found dead. Kern County Coroner’s Officials say that Mariano Fernandez Perez suffered “traumatic injuries.”
DELANO RAMBLINGS: Meeting set to discuss plight of homeless
----- The annual Delano Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” event is scheduled for Saturday at the Delano Walmart. Officer Mario Nunez enlists the help of many of the department’s officers as well as Explorer scouts to carry out the event.
Wasco family surprises 9-1-1 dispatcher credited with helping save father's life
Kishna Nored was guided through CPR when her husband suffered a cardiac arrest on June 5, 2016. The family surprised dispatcher Stephanie Cifuentes Friday at the Kern County Emergency Operations Center.
Tulare Co. Sheriff's Office confirms deputies are investigating an officer-involved shooting
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Tulare County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting involving a Tulare Police Department officer near Tulare Avenue and Road 68.
Man told police he ‘may have killed’ roommate. Then a body was found, officers say
A Farmersville man was in jail Sunday in connection with the apparent slaying of a man whose body was found earlier this weekend in rural Tulare County, Farmersville police said in a news release.
Update: Lost Hills robbery, stabbing suspect arrested
A man wanted for stabbing one person in Lost Hills and robbing another within minutes earlier this week was captured Friday with the aid of a tip from the Secret Witness Hotline, the Kern County Sheriff's SWAT team and K9 units.
Law enforcement investigating body found in Tulare County
The body of a person was found Saturday afternoon off Avenue 200 in Strathmore, according to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation by law enforcement is ongoing, and few details were available Saturday afternoon. The gender and age of the person have not been released, and deputies h
Man who had been accused in killing of Delano grape grower was shot to death, coroner says
Mariano Fernandez Perez, the man once charged in the killing of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich and who was found dead Monday, was shot to death, coroner's officials said Wednesday.
Farmersville Police investigate after body found in Strathmore matches description of missing person
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Farmersville Police Department is investigating after a body was found in Strathmore Saturday afternoon. Officials say it all started after they received a call from a home on Ponderosa Street for a possible abduction. According to authorities, one of the roommates calle
Dense fog advisory for Kern County
A dense fog advisory is in effect until 11 a.m. according to the U.S. National Weather Service Hanford. Visibility will be reduced to one quarter mile or less. Local visibility of 500 feet or less.
Community volunteers devote Saturday morning to help those in need
About 40 students, Delano Union School District employees and other volunteers spent a few hours on Saturday creating an impromptu holiday assembly line. No, it wasn’t near the North Pole. It was at Almond Tree Middle School in Delano, and these volunteer helpers created and distributed 100-plus box
Homicide detectives investigating after body found east of Delano
Homicide detectives are investigating after a body was found east of Delano. At 6:40 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the area of Highway 155 and Wallace Road to a report of a possible dead body, according to the Sheriff's Office. They located a dead male suffering "traumatic injuries," sheriff's o