BAKERSFIELD, CA. - Instead of preparing their own Thanksgiving meals, volunteers from 14 local churches and organizations gathered to prepare meals for families in need. The gathering of nearly 1,000 volunteers is all part of the 7th Annual Love for Thanksgiving community feed taking place at Costco on Rosedale Highway where they will be delivering 64,000 meals to familie in
BAKERSFIELD, CA. - Kern County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a stabbing in Rosamond that led to the arrest of a 19-year-old female. Around 5 p.m. on Nov. 26, deouties found a 48-year-old male with a stab wound to his back. The unidentified male was pronounced dead by paramedics on the scene. The incident happened in the 7200-block of Dawn Road
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Well after the Thanksgiving turkey, and the bargain hunting that is Black Friday, there is "Small Business Saturday." It's when shoppers are encouraged to share part of their holiday budget with mom and pop owned stores. This year, the Bakersfield Downtown Business Association is adding new enticements, champagne and lunch, to get people ready to shop small. Holiday
The following is a timeline of significant events in the Michael Brown shooting case. For a more complete breakdown, visit NBC News' Ferguson Storyline page. You can view official documents regarding Michael Brown and the grand jury decision by clicking on the links above. Aug. 9 - Brown is killed. Ferguson police receive call about convenience store robbery. Officer Darren
FERGUSON, MO - (NBC News) Police Officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. After months of anticipation and anxiety, a grand jury handed down its decision Monday. "They determined that no probable cause exists to file any charge against Officer Wilson, and filed a no true bill to the five indictments," St.
The second annual Outside the Box Bakersfield Film Festival starts Friday. More than 100 films have been entered into the weekend-long competition, many made by filmmakers right here in Bakersfield.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Bakersfield foodies will have some new dishes to try, courtesy of the newest location of celebrity-chef Guy Fieri's restaurant chain Johnny Garlic's. "I am thrilled to take Johnny Garlic's first step into Southern California with our new Bakersfield location," Fieri said in the release. "We are confident that residents will love the flavor-packed dishes that go far
One Direction have made chart history in the U.S. by becoming the only group to debut its first four albums at No. 1. The boy band's new release "Four" has rocketed to the top of the Billboard 200 countdown with 387,000 first-week sales. The album also opens with the second biggest debut of 2014 - behind singer Harry Styles' ex-girlfriend
Jennifer Lawrence can add pop star to her resume after her rendition of "The Hanging Tree" in the new "The Hunger Games" sequel entered charts around the globe. Lawrence, who plays Katniss in the popular franchise, performed the song by composer James Newton Howard and folk band The Lumineers for a scene in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1."