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2 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press
Kern County Sheriff's officials are seeking public assistance in tracking down a "person of interest" in the homicide investigation of a BNSF employee murdered in Tehachapi.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million to 362 current and former guards and other employees at a California prison after a federal investigation found violations of wage and benefit laws, the Labor Department announced Tuesday.
10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
Authorities say a wildfire north of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and is threatening more than a thousand others.
13 hrs ago | Tehachapi News
All seven committee members and Golden Hills residents alike expressed what should be done to maintain safety and security when it came to recently acquired properties on Golden Star Boulevard, Moon Drive and Woodford Tehachapi Road.
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The California Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty verdict against Gene Estel McCurdy, 54, who was found guilty 17 years ago of murdering 8-year-old Maria Piceno of Lemoore.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Way Fire currently burning in Kern County.
The death of a railroad worker in Tehachapi on Aug. 17 was ruled a homicide by the Kern County coroner's office, prompting an reward to be issued by the railroad company.
An out-of-control wildfire in Southern California's Kern County has scorched about 5 square miles of dry brush and prompted evacuations in several neighborhoods.
Kern County Firefighters work on the Way Fire on in the hills above Wofford Heights, Calif., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
In Oakhurst, in Madera County, the Junction Fire has burned 1,200 acres, and many neighborhoods are considered threatened.
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A pedestrian was struck and injured by a car while crossing the road on Valley Boulevard between Pauley and Curry streets on Aug. 14. According to Tehachapi Police Department, at approximately 3:55 p.m., a car traveling westbound on Valley toward South Pauley struck the pedestrian.
A Kern County sheriff's deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 07:05 pm
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