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  • John Gardner Transferred to State Prison

    John Gardner Transferred to State Prison
    SAN DIEGO -- Convicted killer John Gardner has been transferred to a state prison north of Bakersfield. Gardner, 31, left his downtown San Diego jail cell at 2 a.m. Tuesday for North Kern State Prison The medium-security facility in Delano is one of...
  • John Gardner Held in Same Prison Unit as Charles Manson

    John Gardner Held in Same Prison Unit as Charles Manson
    BAKERSFIELD -- John Albert Gardner III, the man serving life in prison for the murders of two San Diego teens, is sharing a prison unit with another notorious killer -- Charles Manson. Gardner was transferred to the Corcoran State Prison north of...
  • State cleaning landfill lagoons

    Residents near the Ascon Landfill Site should expect increases in traffic, noise and possibly unpleasant smells as officials begin removing pollutants from the site Monday. The state Department of Toxic Substances Control is overseeing the cleanup and...
  • 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...
  • Kern Jail Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Inmate Sex

    Kern Jail Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Inmate Sex
    A veteran Kern County detention officer has pleaded not guilty to having sex with an inmate, now on death row. Forty-eight-year-old Margarita Young is charged with unlawfully engaging in sex acts with a man in Lerdo Jail while he stood trial for the 2007...
  • Walk For Kids 2010

    Gayle Anderson was live in Rancho Cucamonga with a preview of the "WALK FOR KIDS 2010." "WALK FOR KIDS 2010" is Sunday, April 11th at three locations: Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga, Los Angeles at the Universal Studios Backlot, and in Orange...
  • Bakersfield man jailed for allegedly hogtying dog

    A Bakersfield man is behind bars for allegedly binding a pit bull by the legs and mouth and leaving it in a muddy field. Kern County Animal Control spokeswoman Kim Rodriguez said 52-year-old James Worley was arrested on felony animal cruelty charges...
  • Local GOP State Senator Arrested for DUI

    Local GOP State Senator Arrested for DUI
    SACRAMENTO -- Republican state senator from Bakersfield has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving near the state Capitol. California Highway Patrol Lt. Jay Bart says Sen. Roy Ashburn was spotted driving erratically about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday in...
  • "Family Values" Sen. Roy Ashburn: "I am Gay"

    "Family Values" Sen. Roy Ashburn: "I am Gay"
    SACRAMENTO -- Republican state Sen. Roy Ashburn said Monday he is gay, ending days of speculation that began after his arrest last week for investigation of DUI after leaving a gay bar. Ashburn, who consistently voted against gay rights measures during...
  • 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,...