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Geologist Job in Ridgecrest, California - Department of the Interior - LemonWire

Specialized ExperienceIn addition to meeting the basic entry requirement, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education of the position to be found qualified. To be creditable, this experience must have been equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower gr

LEMONWIRE.COM - 2018-10-19 20:22:36

Traffic stop in central Bakersfield leads to several arrests

26-year-old Antonio Delgadillo, 19-year-old Tyreec Alexander, 23-year-old Terrell Gibson, 20-year-old Donnie Nolen and 23-year-old Traykell Propps were arrested.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-10-20 17:59:15

Deputies from the Ridgecrest Substation shut down an illegal gambling operation in Inyokern, CA

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Deputies from the Ridgecrest Substation shut down an illegal gambling operation in Inyokern, California at approximately 1 p.m. on October 12.


Bakersfield pot dispensary raided for second time in one month

Two marijuana dispensaries were raided by Kern County Sheriff's deputies Friday resulting in the seizure of nearly 80 pounds of marijuana, with a street value of about $80,000.The raid was the second in a month at BMC Dispensary at 400 Covey Avenue. The other dispensary was PWC on 115 Price Street i

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-10-20 01:48:00

Teenager high on "Whip-Its" killed Betty Jean Hollins in car crash

Bakersfield, Calif. - Betty Jean Hollins was killed in a terrible car crash seven months ago. The man who hit her - a teenager, high on nitrous oxide at the time of the accident.

KGET 17 - 2018-10-20 01:27:15

One killed, four injured in Rosamond collision

One person was killed and four were injured, including a 2-year-old, in a collision in Rosamond on Thursday.The California Highway Patrol said that at around 8:30 p.m., it received a call about a collision on Sierra Highway north of Avenue A. Officers learned that a man had been driving northbound o

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-10-19 16:38:00

Two found dead in motel

The San Bernardino County Coroner’s department is investigating the deaths of two bodies discovered at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in a room at the Knights Inn on Highland Avenue.

HIGHLAND COMMUNITY NEWS - 2018-10-19 17:14:00

Moto-Weekend races into Buttonwillow and Bakersfield

Young Lee, owner of M1GP, says the purpose ofMoto-Weekendis to make motorcycle racing more accessible to those outside of the racing community.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-10-20 19:21:28

Man arrested in Wasco attempted murder case

The department said that on Oct. 13, it had received a report at around 9:21 p.m. of shots fired at a vehicle in the 1700 block of Orchid Lane. When officers arrived, the found two vehicles that had been damaged from gunfire. No one was injured.

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-10-19 21:27:00

Coroner identifies Rosamond traffic fatality victim

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County coroner has identified the victim of a traffic fatality in Rosamond, California on Thursday, October 18.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-10-19 22:35:54

Landlords offer dozens of rental units for people with greatest need for housing

Local landlords joined the fight against homelessness this week by pledging to make an additional 47 Kern County rental housing units available to people deemed to be in dire need of somewhere to stay.Nearly attaining a goal of 50 units announced at an industry meeting Tuesday in Bakersfield, the co


Driver killed in Highway 178 crash identified

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —Kern County Sheriff's Office identified Donna Sue Sivoli as the driver who was killed in the crash on Highway 178 near Paradise Cove Thursday.California Highway Patrol Sgt. Richard Goulding said a box truck and pickup crashed. The driver of box truck drifted into onc


300 jobs coming to Kern County thanks to new Walmart distribution facility

In a press release, the company stated the distribution facility will create 300 full-time jobs, including 100 that require STEM skills and "represents the importance of grocery and the Central California region to the company."


KCSO Narcotics Unit arrests four people during large meth and heroin seizure

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On October 17, the Kern County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit with the assistance of the Department of Homeland Security Investigations conducted an investigation into suspected drug traffickers.


San Bernardino County Sheriff's Deputy Shot In Adelanto

ADELANTO (CBSLA) - A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy was shot early Thursday after responding to an Adelanto apartment complex where gunfire was reported. The original shots fired call was reported at about 1:20 a.m. at the Raintree Gardens Apartments, 18125 Bellflower St. Deputy Robert Jahn,


Department undecided on whether to release body-cam footage of shooting | Thousand Oaks Acorn

“We’ve had some discussions, but (Sheriff Geoff Dean) has not made a decision,” said sheriff’s spokesperson Sgt. Eric Buschow.


More than 150 layoffs in Sears, Kmart store closings in Kern County

Sears' parent company, Sears Holdings Corp., says layoffs are happening at the Sears in the Valley Plaza Mall and at the Kmart in Delano.


Report: 50 preventable child deaths in Kern County in 2017

There were six accidental deaths, two natural deaths, three homicides, and 15 undetermined Undetermined deaths include Sudden Undetermined Infant Deaths, which often happen during sleep or in a baby's sleep area. Kern County saw 10 SUID deaths in 2017 compared to nine in 2016.


Letter to the editor: Many made Gone to the Dogs event a success

Have a Heart Humane Society would like to send Woofs and Wags and a huge thanks to the following sponsors for helping support another successful event, the 2018 Gone to the Dogs 5K Run and Pet Fest: Supervisor Zack Scrivner, Sangera Subaru, San Joaquin Veterinary Hospital, Cathey Karey Realtor, Patt


Former Tehachapi prison guard gets 80 years to life after convicted of killing wife's lover

A man convicted of killing his estranged wife’s lover and attempting to kill his wife was sentenced to 80 years and four months to life in prison on Wednesday.The ruling, issued Kern County Superior Court Judge Gary Friedman, came after 40-year-old Rigoberto Sanchez was convicted last month of killi