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T-Mobile and Sprint finally agreed to a massive telecom merger after years of negotiations punctuated by two breakups. The $26 billion merger, announced Sunday, values Sprint near its current share price of $6.50. The tie-up would position the telecom companies as fiercer competitors to Verizon and ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23ABC's Pet of the Week, Pinkie, is a Chihuahua mix. Pinkie is between three to fours-years-old. He is a bit shy but that could soon change as he will be entering Marley's Mutt's Pawsitive Change Program, a progressive and intensive rehabilitation program that matches their rescues ...

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Marvel fans can meet Captain America at a Walmart in northwest Bakersfield on Sunday. Captain America will make an appearance at the Walmart on Rosedale Highway at 12:30 p.m.. The fan meet and greet will go until 6:30 p.m.. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Sunday the Sikh community rallied together for their annual Sikh Peace Parade in downtown Bakersfield. Every year in the month of April followers of the Sikh religion celebrate the birth of their religion with the annual Sikh Peace Parade. L Street to 18th Street was blocked off for ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred in east Bakersfield early Saturday morning. Around 12:45 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the 3100 block of Niles Street for reports of a person laying on the ground in the parking lot of a business.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Snakes are appearing more now that we're having hotter temperatures. And the California Living Museum, or CALM's, curator, Sharon Adams said, it's important to know how to interact with the reptiles. "If you're ever in doubt, just don't touch it," said Adams. Adams said the common ...

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The teenage girl from Shafter who was shot and killed at a party in south Bakersfield last week suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Kern County Coroner's Office. Candis Beckemeyer, 15, was killed on April 22 in south Bakersfield. Another male victim was injured in the ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department confirms Sequoia Middle School is currently on lock down. BPD officials say there have been reports of social media threats, prompting the lock down at the school, located in the area of Belle Terrace and South P Street on Thursday. BPD has ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police are looking for a missing woman considered at risk due to a medical condition. Lisa Herron, 49, is being described as 5'5", 250 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. According to police, Herron frequents the area of White Lane and Gosford Road and Ashe Road ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Bakersfield High School student was arrested on Monday after officials found a firearm inside of a car driven by the student. According to Lisa Krch, spokesperson for the Kern High School District, BHS officials were told a student had a gun in his or her car. Although no threat was ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a suspect wanted for a theft that happened at the Samco on Oak Street on April 4. He's being described as a Hispanic male between 20 to 30 years old, was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt and dark pants, black baseball hat and driving ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man in connection to a shooting that took place on Tuesday near Wible Road and Wood Lane. Deputies were dispatched to the area around 8 p.m. because a man was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the arm. He was ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The students from Bakersfield High School who took first place in a nationwide business competition will return home on Thursday from New York City. BHS' virtual enterprise business plan team beat out 550 other business plans from teams across the country to claim the top spot.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The annual Mac and Cheese Festival is scheduled in Bakersfield for this Saturday. General admission tickets for the 21 and over event include unlimited free Mac and Cheese tastings, beer tastings, wine tastings, live music and games. The VIP tickets include a catered meal by ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two men and a woman were arrested on Tuesday after Bakersfield Police officers attempted to pull them over. Just before 5 p.m. officers saw a car driving erratically near Oak Street and California Avenue. The suspects led police on a brief pursuit that ended when the three suspects ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A New York Jewish deli will be in Bakersfield for one day only. Sunday, April 22 visit the Chabad Jewish Community Center for food, fun, and friends. The Chabad of Bakersfield hosts this pop-up on various Sundays to offer something different to the community. You will find meat ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Authorities discovered a stolen vehicle "chop shop" after responding to a non-injury hit and run where the victim followed the suspect vehicle to the area of South Washington Street and East Belle Terrace. The call came in just before 1 a.m. on Monday. Authorities were able to ...

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Local firefighters need the community's help in raising funds to help give back to families in need. The 2018 Bakersfield Firefighter's Fill the Boot event will run from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Friday. Firefighters will be at the intersection of Rosedale and Mohawk Street raising money to help ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Your lunch or dinner on Saturday can help local at-risk or disadvantaged children attend summer camp. The new Panda Express located on Merle Haggard Drive is donating 20% of the day's sales to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County. The funds raised will provide scholarships ...
The town of Bodfish was rocked with a small earthquake Friday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the area was hit with a 3.7 magnitude quake at around 8:24 a.m.. It's not known if there was any damage or if anyone was injured. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bike Bakersfield is hosting a smart cycling class this weekend to cover where to ride and how to manage traffic safely. After the class, everyone will be riding on the streets in downtown Bakersfield to practice the skills discussed. You will need a working bike and helmet to participate.
OILDALE, Calif, - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a stabbing that happened in Oildale Wednesday night. Officers responded for reports of a stabbing around 8 p.m. in the 100 block of Wilson Avenue near Norris Road. When officers got on scene they found a man, later identified ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Congressman and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy reacted to President Trump's announcement regarding airstrikes in Syria. The barbarism from the Assad regime will not be tolerated. America and its allies are together to deliver the consequences from such ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Sheriff's Office is hiring deputy sheriff trainees and Friday is the deadline to apply. Deputy sheriff trainees make around $3,400 and $4,400 per month, plus benefits. Bakersfield applicants must be at least 19-years-old by the filing deadline. A high school diploma, ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the community for help finding a man who was last seen on March 23rd. 35-year-old Micah Holsonbake was last seen in the area of Flower Street and Mt Vernon Avenue. Holsonbake is described as the following: 5'10"; 190 pounds ...
CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. - An adult male is dead after being involved in a head-on crash near near Lindbergh Blvd and Neuralia Rd. in Cal City. There were a total of four people involved in the crash, according to police. One of those patients succumbed to his injuries after being taken to a hospital.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - There was an attempted assault reported on Bakersfield College campus Tuesday afternoon, according to the college. The incident occurred in the women's restroom of the Humanities building around 1 p.m.. The suspect allegedly followed a woman into the bathroom. She was able ...
(TNS) — The Bakersfield, Calif., City Council unanimously approved a pilot project for police-worn body cameras during its Wednesday meeting. Fourteen officers and two sergeants in the police department's Special Enforcement Unit will be given the cameras. The project, starting July 1, will last one year.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (April 10, 7:10 a.m.): The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in Sunday morning's shooting as 38-year-old James John Kulstad II. ====== Bakersfield Police say one man is dead after being shot in a Southwest Bakersfield neighborhood early Sunday ...
Photos of events around the country remembering the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., who was shot and killed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Today, the National Civil Rights Museum is located at that site. Launch Slideshow. Click to View Full Image. Eric Holder, Jr.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - You can now help local people with physical and mental disabilities with just the click of a mouse. M.A.R.E. is a local nonprofit that provides therapeutic horse riding to people with disabilities and the 14th Annual Ride-A-Thon kicks off Tuesday. The Ride-A-Thon is similar to a ...
A Marine Corps helicopter crashed Tuesday in California during a routine training mission and all four crew members aboard are presumed dead. The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed near the city of El Centro, which is near the Mexico border, around 2:35 p.m., according to a statement from the ...
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I've invited her to continue posting entries on this blog. I'm currently in my 23rd year of full-time RVing and my lifestyle is changing, For more info click Here. Yesterday I drove the motorhome 113 miles from Acton to Bakersfield, California. I've had a previous experience ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A local World War II veteran who took part in the very first Honor Flight Kern County died last week. Elmore Lund died on March 28, Dick Taylor with the Kern County Veterans told 23ABC. Taylor served as Lund's guardian on Honor Flight in May 2012. Lund also taught math at North ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The homeless situation in Kern County continues to be an issue and it appears there are more people on the street this year compared to last year. The Kern County Homeless Collaborative held a meeting this morning where they discussed current data and their plans for the future.
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Long before the Crystal Palace, the place that 'Buck built', long before the Bakersfield sign was moved to it's new location…Buck Owen's bought a radio station in the 1960's at the height of his career, to of course play his music but also expose listeners here in Bakersfield and Kern ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so the California Highway Patrol, Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff's Office are on high alert, hoping to decrease the number of distracted drivers on the road. In 2017, CHP gave out a total of 2116 citations ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal off road motorcycle collision on Sunday that left one man dead. Troy C. Polton, 44, was riding his 2006 Honda TRX 400 Quad on the dirt portion of Bowman road just west of Brown Road at an unknown speed. The right front tire ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Assemblymember Rudy Salas will be hosting a memorial dedication ceremony on Friday, March 23rd. The dedication ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and is expected to go until noon. The ceremony will be held to honor Staff Sergeant Ricardo "Ricky" Barraza who was a squad ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Fire Department is deploying one Urban Search and Rescue team to Santa Barbara County on Wednesday. They will be helping out in areas affected by burn scars, like the Thomas Fire area and areas prone to flooding and debris flows. 26 Bakersfield Firefighters ...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, March 24th. The checkpoint will be conducted anywhere between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location, according to Bakersfield Police. Officers will be looking for signs of ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County's District Attorney is stunned that a Kern County judge reduced the charges in a hit and run case. John Giumarra III, who comes from a well-known local farming family, received reduced charges yesterday in the case where he hit and killed a bicyclist while driving drunk ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The search is on for two thieves who police say broke into a pair of businesses in South Bakersfield multiple times. "Anything they could get their hands on, they took out. If it was on wheels, they took it. If it was in bins, they took it. I mean they were here for hours," Owner of an All State ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23ABC received a tip earlier this week that Valley Bible Fellowship Church decided to add armed security guards to their east Bakersfield location. When our crew showed up, administrators declined to comment on the new changes. They did however, tell 23ABC that there was a ...
The League of Dreams celebrated their 12th season opener today, inviting athletes, families and community members to CSUB's Hardt Field. The local non-profit gives athletes 5 to 22 years old the chance to play baseball despite physical or developmental limits. “Athletes that have disabilities want to be ...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Kern County Department of Public Health has shut down China Palace after multiple violations were spotted during an inspection. The restaurant on California Ave. was given an inspection score of 70% on March. 16. According to the report, cooked chicken was not being kept at ...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (03/18 10:30 p.m.): Police say they have located David Murillo. He was unharmed. ORIGINAL: The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a Hispanic, at-risk missing man who was last seen on Friday around 6 p.m.. His name is David Murillo and is 78 years old.


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