Saturday Dec 7
Stocking up on Christmas tradition
Josh and Amanda McDonald secure a Christmas tree to the roof of their car for the long trip home.
City board to hear plan to reopen correctional facility
The Bakersfield Board of Zoning Adjustment will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday in Conference Room A, City Hall North, 1600 Truxtun Ave. The city's Board of Zoning Adjustment will consider at a special meeting Tuesday an application from multinational prison operator The GEO Group to reopen a private, minimum-security, 400-bed detention facility at 425 ... (more)
Shafter CCF to house inmates
Assemblymember Rudy Salas announced that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the City of Shafter have reached an agreement to reopen the Shafter Community Correctional Facility, Thursday.
Fishing Report: Whale Rock fishing greatly improved
Fishing for trout at Whale Rock Reservoir was far from spectacular this year. That is, unless you compare the figures with yesteryear.
Bakersfield oil company penalized for illegally discharging fracking fluids
This YouTube video eventually led the Central Valley Regional Water Board to fine Vintage Production California LLC for illegal discharges of fluids to land.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Calif oil firm illegally discharged fracking fluid
An oil company will pay a $60,000 penalty for discharging fracking fluid into an unlined pit in Kern County.
The Fresno Bee
$60,000 penalty for fracking fluid in unlined Kern County pit
Fracking's footprint is hard to miss around Shafter, a farm town of 17,000 people northwest of Bakersfield.
Help needed to find missing dog in California
Please help find Pearl she was lost during an auto accident off the 99 freeway; Between McFarland, CA and Delano, CA on November 3rd 2013.
Final call for nine adoptable dogs: 2 p.m. Friday in Rural Shafter shelter
Morty is waiting for his forever home in the Rural Shafter shelter. But time is running out!.