Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Family of woman hit by police car details more than minor injuries


Family of woman hit by police car details more than minor injuries


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The family of a woman injured Saturday when she was hit by a police patrol car in southwest Bakersfield said her injuries should have never been called "minor." Ramona Cox was walking home with her neighbor when the ...


Crash in South Bakersfield leaves one officer, two pedestrians injured


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A crash in south Bakersfield has left one police officer and two other pedestrians injured. The Bakersfield Police Department reports that on Saturday, August 16 at about 9:15 p.m., two Bakersfield police officers in two separate ...


Bakersfield native, 15, looks to take hockey game to next level


The seeds of Brayden Watts' passion for hockey were planted early. His grandparents started hauling him to Condors games before he could walk and by three he was wheeling around on inline skates, mimicking what he saw when watching the Condors play.


GET board continues contract discussion [The Bakersfield Californian :: ]


(Bakersfield Californian, The (CA) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 17--Prior to a closed session meeting among Golden Empire Transit District's board of directors, community members stressed to them the importance of ending the ongoing bus strike.


JetHawks drop first two of four-game series in Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The JetHawks spoiled an opportunity with the bases loaded and no outs in the fourth inning and were eventually shut out, 5-0, by the Bakersfield Blaze on Saturday night at Sam Lynn Ballpark. Lancaster (72-53) loaded the bases with ...


Federal Board Approves High Speed Rail Route from Fresno to Bakersfield


The Surface Transportation Board has approved a portion of the California high-speed rail system stretching between Bakersfield and Fresno. A digest of the board's decision reads: "The California High-Speed Rail Authority is authorized to construct a 114 ...


The Bakersfield Californian Lois Henry column


Aug. 12--OK, so we've had a few stutter steps since the county gave several local non-profits $80,000 to get the spay/neuter ball rolling. In a weird way, though, the stutter steps may have landed Kern in a better position, spay/neuter speaking. For ...


A Bakersfield girl in Oregon: Loving the quirk


Aug. 08--Where else but in a fairytale land would Humpty Dumpty falling off a wall be considered news? To the bitter disappointment of preschoolers everywhere, the fate of the gravity-challenged egg is always the same: All the king's horses and all the ...


Bakersfield police fatally shoot man who tried to set woman on fire


A man was shot and killed Wednesday after he allegedly poured gasoline on a woman and tried to set her on fire before charging a Bakersfield police officer. The man, who has not been identified, suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to Kern Medical Center ...


Bakersfield named driest city in California


California is still struggling with a drought this summer. The USA Today named Bakersfield as the driest city in the state. The drought has affected all of California. It has increased the price of food and dried up the little water that was left.



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