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Roadwork on SR58, other streets Nov. 2 - Nov. 21

<p>Roadwork on State Route 58 and several other streets around town will create some closures for commuters starting Sunday, according to Janet Wheeler of the Thomas Roads Improvement Program. </p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:45:34 GMT

1 dead, 1 injured in SpaceShipTwo crash

<p>One of the two pilots onboard Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo died when the aircraft they were piloting experienced an anomaly and crashed during a test flight in the Mojave Desert Friday morning.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:35:58 GMT

KCSO: Local man arrested for meth possession

<p>A local man is in jail Friday evening for allegedly stealing a powersports vehicle and for possession of meth, according to Robert Winn of the Kern County Sheriff's Office.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:22:02 GMT

Bear Valley Springs man arrested for sex assault

<p>A Bear Valley Springs man was arrested Friday morning for alleged sex assault and burglary, according to Rod Walthers of the Bear Valley Springs Police Department.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:29:26 GMT

Local gang member gets death penalty

<p>A local man convicted for the death of Ruben Tafoya after shooting him in the head was given the death penalty, according to Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green. </p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:18:03 GMT

KC Supervisor Zack Scrivner responds to crash

<p>Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner, who's Second District includes the Mojave Air and Spaceport, responded Friday to the tragic loss of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo over the desert near California City.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:35:19 GMT

Residents affected by gas leak not back in homes

<p>Pulling into Nelson court it looks like trash day for half the street, but the other half looks abandoned.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:26:24 GMT

VIDEO: Officials discuss SpaceShipTwo Crash

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 1.125rem; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(26, 26, 26); line-height: 28.7999992370605px;"><span style="line-height: 28.7999992370605px;">At 2 p.m., officials discussed their findings into the cause of the crash of Virgin Galactic's </span>SpaceShipTwo<span style="line-height: 28.7999992370605px;"> that killed one of two pilots onboard.</span></p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:24:23 GMT

Family Dollar, Boys & Girls Club partner for pgm

<p>The Boys and Girls Club of America, Kern County Chapter and Family Dollar are partnering to make the holidays a little brighter to children here in Kern County.</p>

Published: Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:10:05 GMT

BPD: Parents arrested for death of infant

<p>On Thursday, October 30, Bakersfield police officers responded to a report of a deceased infant at a home in the 1000 block of L St.</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:52:44 GMT

'What's Happening' this weekend

<p>'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County on November 1 and 2.</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:40:15 GMT

SpaceShipTwo crashes, Branson travels to Mojave

<p>Richard Branson tweeted that he will be flying to Mojave immediately following the crash of SpaceShipTwo that killed one person.</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:57:23 GMT

People react to SpaceShipTwo crash on Twitter

<p>People from all over respond to the crash of SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave Desert. Here is the reaction on Twitter -</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:56:45 GMT

Witness said SpaceShipTwo exploded during flight

<p>A witness says Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:26:24 GMT

Timeline of Virgin Galactic's race to space

<p>Virgin Galactic launched its 35th test flight of SpaceShipTwo that ended with the death of one of the two pilots onboard the aircraft Friday October 31, 2014.</p>

Published: Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:19:08 GMT