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Casting Call: Seeking extras for 'high-profile' feature movie being filmed in Bakersfield

Sande Alessi Casting, the same casting directors of Argo, Pirates of The Caribbean, CSI, Glee and Austin Powers are currently casting featured extras for an unknown movie.

KGET 17 - 2018-08-14 20:04:38

BPD looking for woman who they believe stole from Home Depot

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a woman who they believe stole from Home Depot.Surveillance shows a woman they describe as a Hispanic female adult in her 30s with a heavy build and long black hair. She's seen wearing a black tank top and blue jeans.July 12 at a

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-14 18:53:03

Man accused in multiple sexual assaults near Bakersfield College found guilty

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KGET 17 - 2018-08-14 21:56:55

Bakersfield man identified in fatal wreck on Highway 126

Troy Jackson, 25, died of multiple blunt force injuries, the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday.

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-08-14 15:07:00

Woman wanted in theft of merchandise from Home Depot

Police said the theft occurred at 10:50 a.m. July 12. The woman is described as Hispanic, in her 30s, heavy build, long black hair and was wearing a black tank top and blue jeans.

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-08-14 20:09:00

Two-story building engulfed in flames in East Bakersfield

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BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-15 05:58:54

Man pleads to charges in three cases including attempted extortion of former CSUB professor in possession of child porn

A man pleaded no contest Monday to attempting to extort a former Cal State Bakersfield professor who was in possession of child pornography, according to court records.Francois Gariepy, 40, also entered no contest pleas in connection with two other criminal cases against him in Superior Court, court

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-08-14 15:38:00

Bakersfield firefighters put out fire in East Bakersfield

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KGET 17 - 2018-08-15 06:03:56

11-year-old struck by a car in East Bakersfield near Jefferson Elementary

As he attempted to cross, he did not yield to traffic and was struck by a car that saw him at the last minute. The car, heading northbound slammed on their breaks but did not have enough time to stop and struck the 11-year-old.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-15 03:39:46

Free farmers market, family movie night in Arvin

Residents can pick up fresh produce, visit the resource fair and watch Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs for free, according to event organizers.

KGET 17 - 2018-08-14 18:58:02

District Attorney's Office investigating 3 former Grimmway Farms employees for embezzlement

Investigators are looking into the bank accounts of Tammy Sloan, Lillie Parks, and Dinndeeyal Somaru.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-13 19:50:03

Shots fired at a Pennsylvania Walmart on Tuesday, one person shot

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Officials said there are reports of shots fired in the area of the mall at the Walmart on 1000 S. Easton Rd in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-14 22:53:17

Big-time movie looking for paid extras in Bakersfield

Alessi couldn't disclose the name of the movie but has previously found talent for Pirates of the Caribbean, Glee, Austin Powers and hundreds of other movies.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-14 20:42:18

2 found guilty in Bakersfield murder

FILE - Police are on the scene of a shooting on Union Avenue in Bakersfield, Calif., on Saturday night, Feb. 18, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

BAKERSFIELD NOW - 2018-08-13 14:36:43

Bakersfield Police looking for two credit card fraud suspects

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police are asking for assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for credit card theft, fraudulent use of credit cards and conspiracy, according to police.Police said that on July 12, 2018 a woman entered the business at 700 Roberts Lane with a victim's

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-13 23:11:30

Catholic Online owner – subject of Eyewitness News investigations – headed to prison

Galloway improperly deducted personal expenses as business expenses between 2003 and 2006, the Justice Department said. These expenses included homeowner’s association fees, car payments and his cable bill.

BAKERSFIELD NOW - 2018-08-14 08:07:49

Homelessness is a growing problem in Kern County

Bakersfield, Calif. - There's no disputing it. Homelessness is a growing problem in Kern County and right here in Bakersfield. The evidence is everywhere. The shelters are full. And there are hundreds of people living on the edges of survival, without a fixed night-time residence to call their own.

KGET 17 - 2018-08-14 01:44:15

Two wanted in connection with fraudulent use of a credit card

A woman used the card at a business July 12 then left in a 2003 GMC Yukon, police said. On July 24, a man entered The Rim Shop at 1720 Planz Road, bought items with the credit card and left in the Yukon.

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-08-13 22:53:00

VIDEO: Vacaville Police fight against the clock to evacuate Solano SPCA

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Vacaville Police Department shared a video on Facebook on Sunday, detailing the race against the clock that police had as the Nelson Fire raced towards the town.The Solano SPCA was looking as though it would be the first to be hit by the fire, and so officers, the humane animal

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-08-14 03:44:08

Some staff didn't follow training, left secured rooms after report of active shooter came into Mercy Southwest Hospital

A nurse had just helped deliver a baby when a report of an active shooter was announced at Mercy Hospital Southwest.She quickly assessed the situation — a helpless newborn, a mother who had received an epidural and couldn't move — and told the nurse tech with her that if there was in fact an active

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-08-13 19:30:00