The California High-Speed Rail Authority said Thursday that the low bid for the 65-mile segment was $1.2 billion.
The two remaining Americans who had been held in North Korea have been released and are on their way home, U.S. officials said Saturday.
Vice President Joe Biden will speak at a fundraiser and also take part in a minimum-wage roundtable discussion with Mayor Eric Garcetti during a two-day visit to the Southland that starts Monday afternoon.
Bakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws.
A Kern County sheriff’s deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
Granddaughter Melissa Sloan tells The Bakersfield Californian that her grandmother died first, and when her body was taken away, Don Simpson’s soul left with her.
A driver who ran a red light in Bakersfield led police to a $76 million marijuana bust.
Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.
A family’s cat captured in a viral video saving a Central California boy from a dog attack has another challenge ahead, but this time from the pitcher’s mound.
The 57-second video already has 2,191,922 hits.
At least four of the puppies have been diagnosed with deadly Canine Parvovirus, fatal in more than 90 percent of cases.
Kern County sheriff’s deputies won’t face criminal charges over the death of a man they beat during an arrest.
Boehner visited a dusty field just outside of Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday with three Central Valley Republican colleagues to announce the bill will be introduced in the next couple of weeks.
Police have shot a pack of pit bulls that mauled two people in the backyard of a Kern County home.
A fruit breeder has tapped into the sweet tooth of consumers with cotton candy-flavored grapes.