| Jul 10, 2010
The Sacramento SPCA is receiving over 150 animals that were seized from a rescue organization in Kern County.
The rescued animals were primarily small dogs and were rescued from an organization called Chihuahua Rescue in Tehachapi, CA. The Humane Society...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 1:07 PM
TEHACHAPI, Calif. -- Fire investigators say two men who were cutting pipe inadvertently caused the devastating Tehachapi wildfire in Kern County.
The fire destroyed 23 homes, 41 outbuildings and charred more than 1,600 acres near Tehachapi.
| Jul 30, 2010
| 8:49 AM
Three wildfires broke out in northern Los Angeles County on Thursday, the worst of which was threatening at least 1,500 homes in Leona Valley, near Palmdale.
Some structures have been lost to the so-called Crown fire, officials said, but they will not be...
| Aug 13, 2010
| 9:00 PM
Reporting from Fresno and Lemoore, Calif. The two Republicans at the top of California's November ticket fanned out across the Central Valley this week, denouncing government dysfunction and asserting that their business experience would help them...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 2:03 PM
Four people were arrested, and 14 computers seized during a state-wide operation to find suspected traders and possessors of child pornography.
Operation "Gigabite" involved 20 law enforcement agencies from Los Angeles, north to Redding; about 150...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 10:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The "Geezer Bandit" continued his string of Southern California robberies by knocking over his 13th bank last week, FBI agents announced Saturday.
Surveillance video provided by the FBI shows the robber, who got his name because of his...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 11:18 AM
“Burn This Book: Pen Writers Speak Out On the Power of the Word”
Edited by Toni Morrison (2009)This international collection of essays range from writers around the world, from Morrison and John Updike to Orhan Pamuk and Nadine Gordimer,...
| May 17, 2011
| 12:25 AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- A 6-week-old girl is hospitalized after being repeatedly stabbed by her mother with a kitchen knife, police say.
Kern County deputies were called to the home on Crawford Street by the child's father.
Investigators say the father...
| May 30, 2011
| 5:43 PM
LAKE ISABELLA (KTLA) -- Kern County firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that scorched over 1,100 acres in the Cove Fire near Lake Isabella over the weekend.
Fire officials downgraded the damage to 1,122 acres and allowed evacuated residents to...
| Jul 27, 2007
Journalism and terrorism
Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22
I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
| May 26, 2007
DELTA AND DAWN, the wayward humpback whales stranded near Rio Vista, have taught thousands about the location of the California Delta, where the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers meet and flow toward San Francisco Bay. It's about time: An estimated 23...