Monday Jul 21
Oildale fire displaces 5 adults, 3 children, dog
A fire in Oildale has left five adults, three children and a family dog without a home, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
KCSO looking for suspect in liquor store robbery
On Monday, June 30, deputies say a man robbed the Highland Manor Liquor Store at 220 China Grade Loop in Oildale.
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Pit bull suffered severe chemical burns
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An almost two-year-old pit bull named Fiona suffered severe chemical burns to her face and the rescue group Bakersfield Pitty Crew came to her aid for medical treatment.
Woman wanted in connection with homicide sought
On March 20, the body of Silvestre Soto was discovered in the area of Bena and Neumarkel roads east of Bakersfield.
4 recycling centers shut down due to fraud
The four recycling centers in Oildale that were voluntarily shut down by the owner are connected to a state-wide investigation into recycling fraud.