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42 child adoptions to be finalized today

<p>Dozens of Kern County families will gather at juvenile court to finalize 42 adoptions during the 12th annual National Adoption Day, Friday. </p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:49:54 GMT

UFW reacts to President Obama's speech

<p>The battle at the border takes center stage as President Obama addresses the nation about immigration.</p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:12:01 GMT

Minor contact with police escalates on camera

<p>There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of videos flooding the internet of police and citizens in violent confrontations.</p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:51:09 GMT

Man convicted in murder of six-month-old baby

<p>A local man was convicted in the death of a six-month-old baby Thursday, according to Michael J. Yraceburn of the District Attorney's Office.</p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 04:43:26 GMT

David Valado: 'Proposed action gives false hope'

<p>Congressman David Valadao, who represents California's 21st Congressional District, released a statement this evening following President Barack Obama's speech on executive action towards immigration reform. </p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:24:00 GMT

Gov. Brown on Obama speech: 'Right thing to do'

<p>California Governor Jerry Brown joined other state officials Thursday, and released a statement following President Barack Obama's speech on his plan for executive action on immigration reform. </p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:57:44 GMT

McCarthy on Obama: 'America's a country of laws'

<p>House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has released the following statement on the President's executive action on illegal immigration. </p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:39:23 GMT

2014 BMW i8 arrives at BMW of Bakersfield

The BMW i8, first introduced as the BMW Concept Vision Efficient Dynamics, is a plug-in hybrid sports car developed by BMW. The 2015 model year BMW i8 has a 7.1 kWhlithium-ion battery pack that delivers an all-electric range of 37 km (23 mi) under the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). 

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:03:27 GMT

Dog bound by legs rescued

<p>Kern County Animal Services has joined forces with local rescue Marley's Mutts to save the life of an injured dog found abandoned in the Rosamond area.</p>

Published: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:57:07 GMT

KCSO: Charges dropped against wife of Limon

<p>Charges against a woman accused of plotting to kill her own husband in Tehachapi have been dropped, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office. </p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:36:50 GMT

BPD: Missing 12-year old has returned home

<p>Bakersfield Police officers say a missing 12-year old girl has returned home.</p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:02:49 GMT

Mom who left child in field found guilty

<p>Stacey Nikkel, the mother accused of leaving her child in a vacant field in a tipped-over stroller, was found guilty of one felony count of willful cruelty to a child Thursday.</p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:55:24 GMT

Ron Bryant resigns from Westside Rec. Board

<p>Superintendent of Taft City Schools Ron Bryant has resigned his position on the Westside Recreation District Board, according to County Supervisor David Couch's office.</p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:39:46 GMT

TUHS shooting case will resume Dec. 1

<p class="p1">The Bryan Oliver trial will resume December 1 at 9:30 a.m.</p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:31:29 GMT

BPD: Man tried to steal merchandise from Target

<p>The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a man they say put merchandise into a suitcase and left the Target store located at 3401 Mall View Road without paying.</p>

Published: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:05:39 GMT