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Resident speaks out on awful living conditions

<p>A resident in a West Bakersfield condominium complex is speaking out after getting fed up waiting over six months to get his roof fixed.</p>

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:13:59 GMT

Students with Regional Occupational Center...

<p>If you were thinking about adding a new furry family member to the list, today was the day!</p>

Published: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:07:25 GMT

BPD: Driver arrested in hit-and-run accident

<p>A driver with a suspended license is in jail this weekend after hitting a pedestrian and then leaving the scene of the crime, Sergeant Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department said in a statement sent to 23ABC. </p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:22:22 GMT

BPD: Bicyclist dies after getting hit by car

<p>A bicyclist died after getting hit by a car in Southwest Bakersfield early Saturday morning, according to Sergeant Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department. </p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:43:36 GMT

BPD: Man in SW gets shot for trying to end fight

<p>A man is in critical condition Saturday afternoon after getting shot trying to break-up a fight between two people in Southwest Bakersfield earlier in the morning, Sergeant Joe Grubbs with the Bakersfield Police Department said in a statement.</p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 21:13:32 GMT

Tuskegee Airman Lowell Steward dies at 95

<p>Former Tuskegee Airman Lowell C. Steward, of Oxnard, who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal in 1944 for his actions during World War II, died Wednesday at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura. He was 95.</p>

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:45:11 GMT

Group provides warmth for homeless individuals

<p>Hundreds of homeless men, women and children will now be able to sleep a little warmer during the cold winter months, all thanks to the generosity of an area church.</p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:30:25 GMT

14-year-old gets early Christmas

<p>After a 14-year-old's bike was stolen earlier this week, the owner of Action Sports took over a two hour detour to work to drop off a brand-new mountain bike for the boy.</p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:31:53 GMT

Teen caught with pants down at school arrested

<p>A 16-year-old boy is in juvenile hall Friday after getting caught with his pants down at an elementary school in South Bakersfield, according to Detective Brian Holcombe of the Bakersfield Police Department. </p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:10:25 GMT

Study: Cyber bullying highest during holidays

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Most students around the county began their winter break this Friday, w</span>hich means a lot of kids will have plenty of free time on their hands. While most assume that students will enjoy the season at home with family, experts warn the holidays can be devastating for students.</p>

Published: Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:17:33 GMT

HSR Authority, Bakersfield reach settlement

<p style="padding-bottom: 0px; padding-top: 0px; margin: 0px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: 19.2000007629395px;">The California High-Speed Rail Authority today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with the City of Bakersfield, which will result in the dismissal of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) litigation over the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the Fresno to Bakersfield project section of the high-speed rail program.</p>

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:47:16 GMT

Goodbye Albertsons, Hello Haggen!

Pacific Northwest grocery chain Haggen today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 146 stores as part of the divestment process brought about by the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) review of the Albertson's LLC and Safeway merger. With this acquisition, which remains subject to FTC approval, Haggen will expand from 18 stores with 16 pharmacies to 164 stores with 106 pharmacies; from 2,000 employees to more than 10,000 employees; and from a Pacific Northwest company with loc

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:49:38 GMT

KHSD rolls out new digital lunch program

<p><span style="font-size: 9pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The Kern High School District has rolled out a new digital lunch program to help students make it through the lunch line quicker.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:31:52 GMT

Mom of accused TUHS shooter: Son was the victim

<p>Sheri Oliver says that her son was the victim and that Taft Union High School officials didn't do anything to protect her child.</p>

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:37:22 GMT

B-Glad helps the deaf celebrate the holidays

<p>The Bakersfield Office of the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness -- or B<strong>-Glad</strong> is bringing the joy of the holidays to many deaf and hard of hearing families in Kern County.</p>

Published: Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:58:32 GMT