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3 homes destroyed in small wildfire in Northern California

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say three homes and several other structures were destroyed in a small wildfire near Vacaville in Northern California. The California Department of Fire and Forestry says the wind-driven fire was reported shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday and quickly grew to 55 acre

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-23 21:23:05

Rihanna wants to marry Victoria Beckham

Rihanna wants to marry Victoria Beckham. The 'Work' hitmaker - who is dating billionaire Hassan Jameel and previously romanced Chris Brown and Drake - is a big soccer fan and while she admires the skills of Cristiano Ronaldo, she could also see the personal benefits of being retired sportsman David

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 08:00:00

UPDATE: Five people shot, one dead in shooting in Central Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield police confirm that five people were shot and one person is dead after an early morning shooting in Central Bakersfield. It happened around 1:45 a.m. at Martini's on Real Road. BPD says the four people shot were transported to the hospital for treatment. Police h

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-09-23 11:02:28

ANNA SMITH: Bakersfield should consider the Micro Park movement

I was in San Francisco a few years ago, and after walking up a few steep hilly streets with a friend, we sat down on a small bench, surrounded by potted plants in a tiny, meticulously designed miniature park. The bench, just where we needed it - occupying two parking spots on a lovely street with lu

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-24 15:15:00

Gentleman's Ride happening Sunday in Bakersfield as part of a nationwide fundraising effort

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield is taking part in the world's largest charitable motorcycle event for owners of classic and vintage styled bikes Sunday. The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride brings together more than 70,000 well dressed gentlefolk in 600+ cities on stunning motorcycles for men's hea

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-09-24 12:13:31

1 dead, several stabbed in California prison riot

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been killed and several others were stabbed in a large riot at a prison on California's central coast. Corrections officials say the melee involving more than 160 inmates broke out around midday Sunday in the yard at California Men's Colon

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-24 22:38:18

Bakersfield police search for bank fraud suspect

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted for bank fraud. According to police, a woman used a stolen ATM card to deposit fraudulent checks into a victim's bank account and then withdrew money at two separate ATMs. The susp

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-22 23:25:39

Rocket launch rescheduled for Saturday night

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A launch has been rescheduled for the Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base. According to the Air Force, the launch, initially scheduled Thursday, will now take place around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The rocket could be visible from Bakersfield.

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-24 02:58:36

KCSO investigating shooting in South Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A 24 year old man is in stable condition after a shooting in South Bakersfield Sunday morning. At 9:40 a.m., KCSO deputies responded to a call of a shooting in the 1700 block of Shamrock Way Deputies arrived at the scene and found a 24 year old man suffering from single gunshot

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-24 18:28:23

One man dead, four others wounded in shooting

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One man died and four other people were hospitalized following a shooting in a parking lot in Southwest Bakersfield. On Saturday around 1:40 a.m., Bakersfield police officers received a report of shots fired in the parking lot of 818 Real Road, near the Days Inn hotel and Marti

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-23 19:17:59

Fuller House won't be reaching out to Olsen twins anymore

'Fuller House' bosses have "given up" asking Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to appear on the show. The 31-year-old twins began their acting career from the age of nine months, sharing the role of Michelle Tanner on 'Full House' from 1987 to 1995, and though the door is always "open" for them to reprise

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 18:00:00

After 66 million years, California gets a state dinosaur

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - It took about 66 million years, but California finally has a state dinosaur. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday the signing of a bill making Augustynolophus (Aw-gus-tin-o-lo-fus) morrisi the official dinosaur of the Golden State. Fossilized remains of the duckbilled creatu

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-24 23:50:55

Kern County supervisors to hear hopes, trigger plans to improve Hart Park

The future of Hart Park needs a professional inspection, Kern County administrators believe. On Tuesday the Kern County Board of Supervisors will decide whether to give the venerable "gem" of the county parks system that expert attention. County Administrative Officer Ryan Alsop's office is recommen

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-25 00:00:00

Two injured in East Bakersfield shooting

Two people suffered minor injuries during a shooting in East Bakersfield on Saturday. According to the Bakersfield Police Department, officers were called out to the area of King and Texas streets at around 1 p.m. after getting a report of shots fired in the area. When officers arrived, they found t

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-23 23:04:00

Kevin Hart's wife 'fully cooperating with the investigation' into extortion scandal

Kevin Hart's wife Eniko Parrish is "is fully cooperating with the law enforcement investigation" into the comedian's alleged extortion scandal. The 'Central Intelligence' star has been targeted in extortion attempt over a sexually-suggestive video but Eniko - who is pregnant with the couple's baby -

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 08:59:18

Tyga: Kylie Jenner's baby is mine

Kylie Jenner's ex-boyfriend Tyga has claimed he is the father of her child. The 20-year-old reality star is reportedly expecting her first child, and whilst the father is presumed to be her current boyfriend Travis Scott, her former flame Tyga - who already has four-year-old King Cairo with his ex B

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 06:00:00

David Hasselhoff had death threats

David Hasselhoff has received death threats. The 65-year-old actor insists he's never been involved in anything like the plot of his latest movie, 'Killing Hasselhoff' - in which a struggling nightclub actor decided to kill the 'Baywatch' star in order to secure the $567,000 prize money in a celebri

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 18:00:00

I, Tonya gets December release date

'I, Tonya' has been given a December release date. The biopic - which is based on the life of disgraced Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding and stars Margot Robbie in the titular role - will hit cinema screens on December 8 according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that the decisi

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-09-24 06:07:04

Police looking for theft, fraud suspect

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a man wanted for theft and fraud involving a person's vehicle and bank account. The department said that on Aug. 24 at around 10 a.m., the man entered an unlocked vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Snyder Lane. He is then suspected of using one of th

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-22 23:19:00

NFL airing unity ad in prime time on Sunday

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - With President Donald Trump taking aim at the NFL and its players who protest during the national anthem, the league is broadcasting a message of unity. The NFL is dusting off a one-minute ad that it produced for the Super Bowl earlier this year. It was originally made to "demo

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-09-24 15:26:57