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Update: Venice Beach Lightning Strike

<p>UPDATE: A 20 year old man that was struck by lightning on Venice Beach has died. He was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz said.</p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:55:42 GMT

Teen cancer survivor needs new teeth

<p>A Delano teen survives two different cancers and looses his teeth because of radiation treatment. Now his family is holding a raffle to raise funds to afford dentures.</p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 06:56:59 GMT

Fundraiser for zip lining victim hopes to...

<p>Brian Hodges, the man that suffered a zip lining incident in Mexico recently returned to the U.S. The accident resulted in numerous medical bills that were not covered by his insurance company because the incident happened out of the country. </p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:26:02 GMT

Electrical short causes fire in S. Bakersfield

<p>An electrical short has caused more than $3,000 in damages to a home in South Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department. </p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:17:05 GMT

South Bakersfield house fire under investigation

<p>An overnight house fire in South Bakersfield is under investigation by the Bakersfield Fire Department.</p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:58:10 GMT

Terry Maxwell comments on Rabobank tile removal

<p>In a statement sent to 23ABC, Council member Terry Maxwell said he is "steadfastly" against the plan to remove and replace the engraved bricks and tiles with concrete from the current site at Rabobank Arena.</p>

Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:23 GMT

Local man back in U.S. after zip-line accident

<p>A local man who suffered near-fatal injuries while vacationing in Mexico with his wife is back on U.S. soil.</p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:37:51 GMT

Local travel agencies urge people to get insured

<p>A Bakersfield man remains stranded across the border after a near-fatal accident.</p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:01:18 GMT

Scootering a growing sport in Bakersfield

<p>A group of local teens are hoping to boost the popularity of scootering in Bakersfield. </p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:36:31 GMT

Two people dead in car crash southeast of Delano

<p>Two people are dead and two others are in a local hospital with minor injuries after a two-car collision southeast of Delano, according to the California Highway Patrol.</p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:02:59 GMT

MLK closure until Tuesday for railroad repairs

<p>Martin Luther King Boulevard between Brundage Lane and Wilkins street will be closed from Saturday at 5a.m. until 6p.m. on Tuesday. </p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:57:39 GMT

Teens overcome drug addiction at Valley rehab

<p>Teens overcome drug addiction with the help of a halfway house in Bakersfield and pay it forward.</p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:55:01 GMT

Zombies and super heroes come out and play at...

<p>It just wouldn't be Comic-Con without fans dressed as zombies and other popular characters from the Marvel and DC universe. </p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:29:20 GMT

"Stuff the Bus" donates school supplies to...

<p>Many Lamont students will be able to come back to school with all the tools that they need to succeed. </p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:21:42 GMT

Resident says Craigslist ad led to burglary

<p>Cristina Ramires bought a fixer upper for her parents, and after she tried to get rid of a storage container in the backyard, she lost a lot more than the container she was giving away.</p>

Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:17:27 GMT