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Ridgecrest man killed following crash near town of Inyokern

A man from Ridgecrest was killed on Tuesday after a crash near the town of Inyokern. Richard Witwer, 55, was driving on the southbound side of Charles Street heading towards Dummond Avenue at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle for an unknown reason. The truck went off the road


JT's Beauty Supply - Mojave Desert News : News

Owners Jean-Luc & Tinel Adams (Army Vet/Navy Vet) It was the end of January during the usual commute from Lancaster The Adams were having a casual conversation about stores the small High Desert community was missing. Six weeks later "JT's Beauty Supply" opened its doors for the first time to the ci

DESERTNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 07:00:00

Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 23 km E of Little Lake, CA

A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Little Lake in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.6531667 West, 35.9426667 North, depth 2.64 km. The temblor was detected at 04:27:53 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the eart


Fuel pile burning at Havilah Fire Station

Fire personnel on the Kern River Ranger District, of the Sequoia National Forest, will be burning hazardous fuel piles located on the Havilah Fire Station compound, today, Thursday, March 15, 2018. Smoke may be visible from a few locations. No road closures are anticipated. For further information,

KERNVALLEYSUN.COM - 2018-03-15 19:07:47

Man accused of shooting another over drone makes court appearance

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man accused of shooting another man last Friday night near Lake Isabella appeared in court Tuesday. Investigators say the two men were arguing over flying a drone. Deputies responded to the area of Scovern and Steensen streets in Lake Isabella around 6:45 Friday. Alfred Neith


Man shot after dispute over drone, witnesses say

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An argument between two men sent one man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds on Friday in the Lake Isabella area. Witnesses say the two men were arguing about a drone one of them was flying. Deputies say that around 6:48 p.m. they responded to a report of a shooting ne


KCSO: Fight over drone could be cause of Lake Isabella shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 17 News learned new details in a shooting that happened in Lake Isabella last week. The March 9 incident possibly started over an argument between the use of a drone in the area, according to KCSO. KCSO officials said deputies responded to a report of a shooting at around 6:4


MUSD's Discipline Crisis reaches Boiling Point

Last week during the regular board meeting the staff of Robert P. Ulrich Kindergarten in Cal City presented a letter to the board desperately seeking their help to stem the tidal wave of discipline issues. The letter states things have become so bad that it has created a dangerous environment for bo

DESERTNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 07:00:00