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Kern County

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  • Preserving the imperiled California Delta

    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...
  • Spector Asks for TV, Music Player in Prison Cell

    Spector Asks for TV, Music Player in Prison Cell
    LOS ANGELES -- Music legend Phil Spector is creating a list of things he wants in his new prison cell that includes a TV, a music player and email access, according to his wife Rachelle. As a medium-security inmate at the California Substance Abuse...
  • There's Money To Be Made From Drilling In California

    There's Money To Be Made From Drilling In California
    Republican politicians want to drill offshore. Democrats want to tax oil onshore. Both sides are right. And both sides are wrong because they basically oppose each other's position, especially in the state Assembly. In the Senate, there was enough...
  • Family Kidnapped from Oregon Mall Found Safe in Calif.

    Family Kidnapped from Oregon Mall Found Safe in Calif.
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- Salem police say a Dallas family that was kidnapped from a Salem shopping mall last week has been found safe in California. Lt. Jim Anglemier says 37-year-old Ricardo Toro Nunez kidnapped his ex-wife, two daughters and 1-year-old...
  • Bottles of Honey Cause Bakersfield Airport Shutdown

    Bottles of Honey Cause Bakersfield Airport Shutdown
    BAKERSFIELD -- Authorities say the suspicious material inside luggage that prompted the shutdown of a California airport turns out to be five soft drink bottles filled with honey. Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood says the bottles, found inside a...
  • A Sticky Situation: Honey Shuts Down California Airport

    A Sticky Situation: Honey Shuts Down California Airport
    A suspicious material inside a man's luggage caused the entire Bakersfield, California, airport to be shut down Tuesday. It turns out the material that tested positive for explosive material was just honey. Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood says the...
  • Report: 3 Quakes Rattle Central California

    PASADENA -- Three small earthquakes shook southern Inyo County Tuesday morning, according to U.S. Geological Survey computer-generated reports. The first quake, a magnitude 3.1, struck at 2:15 a.m., followed by a 3.8 at 3:23 a.m. and  a 3.4 at 4:27 a.m.,...
  • Model Home Stolen in Mojave

    Model Home Stolen in Mojave
    MOJAVE, Calif. -- A 50-foot manufactured home was stolen outside a housing company's new office in Kern County, a spokesperson said. Statewide Homes, a manufactured modular home company, reported that an entire home was stolen from them sometime on...
  • State Investigates Illegal Transfer Of Dogs From California To Bellevue

    State Investigates Illegal Transfer Of Dogs From California To Bellevue
    A state investigation is underway into the illegal transport of dogs from California to the Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue. According to investigators, none of the animals brought here between September 2008 and July 2009 had rabies vaccines,...
  • Sacramento SPCA Receiving Over 150 Animals Rescued From Kern County

    Sacramento SPCA Receiving Over 150 Animals Rescued From Kern County
    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...
  • Sparks from Saw Started Tehachapi Fire

    Sparks from Saw Started Tehachapi Fire
    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. Officials...