Lake Isabella

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Crews Race Weather In Shirley Fire

Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.


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M4.3 Quake Jolts Kern County; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has shaken a sparsely populated area of Kern County south of Lake Isabella.


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Kern County Fire Prompts Evacuations As Another Local Blaze Nears End

People were asked to evacuate a campground and a small mountain community after a wildfire broke out in Kern County near Lake Isabella on Sunday, while firefighters to the south in Corona had nearly surrounded a blaze of similar size.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2011