BAKERSFIELD, CA - Optimal Hospice is looking for volunteers. Whether it's a skill or just time, organizers say everyone has something to offer. Assistant volunteer coordinator Karen Budnick says volunteers play an important role in hospice. Budnick said, "They're able to give family members a break so that they can step away and some times it's just so they can
BAKERSFIELD, CA - Oilfield service giant Baker Hughes is warning county supervisors layoffs are coming to the company's plant in Shafter. In a letter to the board of supervisors dated February 26, Baker Hughes said some 50 employees in California will get pink, slips including some in Shafter. The letter did not specify how many or the types of positions
(NBC)- A train loaded with crude oil derailed, catching some of its cars on fire, in Illinois Thursday while traveling through a rural area of the state, authorities said. There were no injuries reported, but at least two of the 103 train cars carrying crude oil were set ablaze. The train derailed at around 1:20 p.m. local time (2:20 p.m.
BAKERSFIELD, CA- Bakersfield police are looking for a man they say stole from a local Salvation Army Store. Police say the suspect went into the store and took clothing without paying. The suspect is described as a: white male, late 40’s, 5’8”-6’0”, 180-200 lbs., tattoos on arms, wearing a black baseball cap, black shirt, black shorts and black shoes. Anyone
LOS ANGELES, CA- Actor Harrison Ford was hospitalized Thursday afternoon after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff. Residents are being asked to avoid the area near Penmar Golf Club in the 1200 block of Rose Avenue in Venice. Aerial footage showed a small single-engine plane crashed on the ground, and one
(NBC News) Under fire for using private instead of government email when she was Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday asked the State Department to make all of her emails public. Clinton sent a tweet Wednesday night shortly after 11:30 reading "I want the public to see my email. I asked state to release them. They said they will
BAKERSFIELD, CA- Bakersfield Police are looking fro the public’s help in finding two forgery suspects. According to police, the man and woman team went into the Lowe’s Home Improvement store on Rosedale. Detectives said the man used a stolen credit card to make a purchase. Police said the pair fled in a U-Haul truck. The male suspect is described as
BAKERSFIELD, CA- NASA’s airborne science mission is making its last flights. This will be the fifth and final year of flights for the Global Hawk research aircraft. It is remotely controlled and will track the transport of water vapor into the upper atmosphere. The mission continues to focus on the transport and exchange of greenhouse gases, in particular water vapor,
BAKERSFIELD, CA- Art lovers have a unique chance to see local young artists display their work. March is Youth Art Month, a national celebration sponsored by the Council for Art Education. According to the Council, the event emphasizes the value of art education and encourages people to support art programs in school. The Bakersfield display for Youth Art Month will
If you're looking for a new job, there's a local resource you should take advantage of. You can also ge resume assistance and job leads available weekdays at all DHS locations in Kern County. Visit www.KCDHS.org for location information. The JobFest series continues through June, 2015. • Lake Isabella JobFest will take place on Thursday, March 12th from 9:00 a.m.