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Kern County

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  • Report: 3 Quakes Rattle Central California

    PASADENA -- Three small earthquakes shook southern Inyo County Tuesday morning, according to U.S. Geological Survey computer-generated reports. The first quake, a magnitude 3.1, struck at 2:15 a.m., followed by a 3.8 at 3:23 a.m. and  a 3.4 at 4:27 a.m.,...
  • Dust Storm Triggers 2 Multi-Car Pile-Ups on I-5

    BUTTONWILLOW - A dust storm is being blamed for two massive pile-ups involving 5 big rigs and a dozen smaller vehicles on Interstate 5 in Kern County. Emergency rescue vehicles, including an air ambulance responded to the crash scene which occurred...
  • Prison Officials: Inmate Stabbed to Death by 2 Convicted Murderers

    Prison Officials: Inmate Stabbed to Death by 2 Convicted Murderers
    TEHACHAPI-- An inmate was found stabbed to death in a prison yard Monday, allegedly by two other inmates who were serving sentences for murder. Officials at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi say the attack on Evan Broderick, 20...
  • Sacramento SPCA Receiving Over 150 Animals Rescued From Kern County

    Sacramento SPCA Receiving Over 150 Animals Rescued From Kern County
    The Sacramento SPCA is receiving over 150 animals that were seized from a rescue organization in Kern County. The rescued animals were primarily small dogs and were rescued from an organization called Chihuahua Rescue in Tehachapi, CA. The Humane Society...
  • Bottles of Honey Cause Bakersfield Airport Shutdown

    Bottles of Honey Cause Bakersfield Airport Shutdown
    BAKERSFIELD -- Authorities say the suspicious material inside luggage that prompted the shutdown of a California airport turns out to be five soft drink bottles filled with honey. Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood says the bottles, found inside a...
  • A Sticky Situation: Honey Shuts Down California Airport

    A Sticky Situation: Honey Shuts Down California Airport
    A suspicious material inside a man's luggage caused the entire Bakersfield, California, airport to be shut down Tuesday. It turns out the material that tested positive for explosive material was just honey. Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood says the...
  • Model Home Stolen in Mojave

    Model Home Stolen in Mojave
    MOJAVE, Calif. -- A 50-foot manufactured home was stolen outside a housing company's new office in Kern County, a spokesperson said. Statewide Homes, a manufactured modular home company, reported that an entire home was stolen from them sometime on...
  • Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal

    Police Bust Major Meth Ring in SoCal
    LOS ANGELES – Authorities have busted a major methamphetamine ring that officials say was responsible for smuggling 200 pounds of meth into Southern California from Mexico every month. Ten people are under arrest. The "Don Chuy Drug Trafficking...
  • Bakersfield man jailed for allegedly hogtying dog

    A Bakersfield man is behind bars for allegedly binding a pit bull by the legs and mouth and leaving it in a muddy field. Kern County Animal Control spokeswoman Kim Rodriguez said 52-year-old James Worley was arrested on felony animal cruelty charges...
  • State Investigates Illegal Transfer Of Dogs From California To Bellevue

    State Investigates Illegal Transfer Of Dogs From California To Bellevue
    A state investigation is underway into the illegal transport of dogs from California to the Seattle Humane Society in Bellevue. According to investigators, none of the animals brought here between September 2008 and July 2009 had rabies vaccines,...
  • California tourist and visitor bureaus

    California tourist and visitor bureaus
    This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism. It was edited for space. More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com . Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800) 649-4988, fax...
  • Farmworkers Reap Little as Union Strays From Its Roots

    Farmworkers Reap Little as Union Strays From Its Roots
    Red letters flash inside the famous black eagle, symbol of the United Farm Workers: "Donate," the blinking message urges, to carry on the dreams of Cesar Chavez. Bannered on websites and spread by e-mail, the insistent appeals resonate with a...