Kern County Newswire (Page 4)

Kern County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kern County, CA. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 1,845 in Kern County, CA

  1. Population Growth StatewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | My Mother Lode

    ... report released Friday by California's Department of Finance. The fastest-growing city in the state was Taft in Kern County at 6.3% with the jump attributed to the reopening of a prison. Finance officials highlighted that the growth has been more ...

    Comment?

  2. PRPD fishing derby draws a crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Paradise Post

    ... fish and participate in derbies across the state, recently attending a bass tournament in Ridgecrest, located in Kern County. But there was a little bit of excitement when Tyler got a bite. Unfortunately, he reeled in a small turtle. Tyler and Lacy ...

    Comment?

  3. Central Valley's growing concern: Crops raised with oil field waterRead the original story

    Saturday May 2 | Los Angeles Times

    Scott Smith, chief scientist at Water Defense, deploys foam sponges to absorb test water from a canal operated by the Cawelo Water District near Bakersfield. The canal moves oil-produced water mixed with fresh water for use by Kern County farms.

    Comment?

  4. Eight finalists selected for Playwright's Festival 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Tehachapi News

    ... finalists for this season's performances. A total of 46 submissions were received this year, including 12 from Kern County and nine from Tehachapi, with Los Angeles dominating the final list. Kenny Chugg, festival producer, is pleased to announce ...

    Comment?

  5. Dublin population growth rate ranks high in state as do Alameda, Contra Costa countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Dublin's housing boom has kept it high among the state's fastest growing cities, and Contra Costa, Alameda and San Francisco ranked among California's top four fastest growing counties, according to state data released Friday. The reopening of a prison placed Taft, a small Kern County city near Bakersfield, atop the state's list with 6.3 percent growth in 2014, the state Finance Department reported.

    Comment?

  6. Car catches fire, ignites grass on GrapevineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | TurnTo23.com

    At just about 1:30 p.m. Friday, the Kern County Fire Department received a call from the California Highway Patrol advising of a Toyota Prius on fire with approximately 20x20 feet of grass on fire. Units from Lebec, Frazier Park, Tejon, Lamont and Greenfield were sent to the area along with Crew 10 out of Lebec.

    Comment?

  7. Photo of the week winner: Golden EaglesRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Birder's World

    Congratulations to gallery member Mark Schmitt! He won our Photo of the Week Contest for March and April with this image of a Golden Eagle nest. He took the photo in Kern County, California, in 2006, after he and his brother, artist and biologist John Schmitt , were invited to visit a blind set up by ornithologists about 300 feet from the nest.

    Comment?

  8. Re: Well-Connected Billionaire Expands Almond Acreage as Cities Forced to Slash Water UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | East Bay Express

    A coalition of environmentalists blasted Beverly Hills billionaire Stewart Resnick and other corporate agribusiness interests this week for continuing to plant thousands of acres of new almond trees during the drought while Governor Jerry Brown is mandating that urban families slash water usage by 25 percent. Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, executive director of Restore the Delta, said Resnick, the owner of Paramount Farms in Kern County, uses as much water for his almonds as the amount of water 38 million Californians are now required to conserve.

    Comment?

  9. Mendota solar project changes handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Fresno Bee

    ... with First Solar to acquire a controlling interest in two solar projects totaling 32 megawatts and 308 acres in Kern County. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the ...

    Comment?

  10. A journey of complimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Tehachapi News

    ... the same. If you told 24-year-old Corey that 35-year old Corey would be completely OK with still being in Kern County, he would have laughed in your face. Sure, from time to time I get a little frustrated with what network radio and television ...

    Comment?

  11. Bonnie Does Not Eat Alone-AfterShow 4/29Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 98.5 The FOX

    ... and is a member of the Steering Committee, as well as the boards of directors for The Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County, and Bakersfield Southwest Baseball. He plays guitar whenever asked with the New Life Center band and occasionally with Thee ...

    Comment?

  12. PG&E completes spring cleaning for summer heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | TurnTo23.com

    ... capacitor banks strategically placed throughout PG&E's service area which stretches from the Oregon border to Kern County. Almost half of them are located in the Central Valley to ensure safe and reliable electric service during extreme heat. There ...

    Comment?

  13. Another drought downer: More a soota pollution seen in Valley airRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Fresno Bee

    An August 2014 file photo shows high-and-dry docks at Rancheria Enterprises on Huntington Lake. California's historic drought is doing further damage to the San Joaquin Valley's notoriously poor air, according to a recent report by the American Lung Association.

    Comment?

  14. Phone Book Experiment-Final Chapter-AfterShow 4/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | 98.5 The FOX

    ... and is a member of the Steering Committee, as well as the boards of directors for The Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County, and Bakersfield Southwest Baseball. He plays guitar whenever asked with the New Life Center band and occasionally with Thee ...

    Comment?

  15. Fishing Report: Week of April 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Fresno Bee

    ... catfish or striped bass. The 4-inch Storm swimbaits in bluegill have been a hot seller. In the south aqueduct in Kern County, Pete Cormier of Bob's Bait in Bakersfield said, "The ocean and the aqueduct have been the hot thing around here as most ...

    Comment?

  16. Phone Book Experiment Day 15-AfterShow 4/28Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | 98.5 The FOX

    ... and is a member of the Steering Committee, as well as the boards of directors for The Wounded Heroes Fund of Kern County, and Bakersfield Southwest Baseball. He plays guitar whenever asked with the New Life Center band and occasionally with Thee ...

    Comment?

  17. Kern County Dodges Snatched Cellphone ClaimsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    Kern County dodged most claims that its deputies illegally confiscated a cellphone belonging to man who says he recorded deputies beating another man with batons, after a federal judge found the accused officers may not have been present at the time. Francisco Arrieta claims he and four other people saw deputies beating up a man across the street from Kern Medical Center around midnight on May 7, 2013, and recorded the incident on their cellphones.

    Comment?

  18. Earth Log: Among drought questions - so, what is Friant Water Authority?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The group also maintains the massive canal that sends Millerton Lake water more than 150 miles south to Kern County. The authority defends farm water rights for 15,000 growers along the east side of the San Joaquin Valley. It's a public agency, ...

    Comment?

  19. Other voices: Some almond criticism is nuttyRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... billion pounds annually. They are grown from the top of the Great Central Valley (Tehama County) to the bottom (Kern County). Now that there's a drought, some news agencies seem to have just discovered that growing food takes a lot of water. Mother ...

    Comment?

  20. State Claims Firm Rips off Aging VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    Ally Senior Care rips off aging veterans by helping them get healthcare benefits, then takes the money and gives them $400 worth of housekeeping services in return, the state claims in Superior Court. The Kern County district attorney on Wednesday accused Ally Care Group of elder abuse, deceptive trade and four other counts.

    Comment?