A now former Bakersfield police officer was released from jail this morning after being arrested for a domestic violence incident that allegedly occurred just hours after his graduation. Peter Martinez was arrested yesterday for an incident that occurred in the 9000 block of Bremerton Court in Northwest Bakersfield on Friday, Aug. 15. Martinez was taken into custody at Bakersfield Police
The Kern Council of Governments announced on Wednesday, Aug. 20, that it will receive more than $4.1 million from a new state transportation grant program to improve pedestrian, bicycle, and public transportation projects, with an expected $3.6 million more on the way. This is great news for the entire region,” said Bob Smith, Bike Bakersfield founder and Bakersfield City Councilman.
BAKERSFIELD, CA - The Bakersfield Police Department is on the search for a man, who they say stole alcohol from Rite Aid on 23 rd Street August 5 at 1:30 p.m. Police say the man entered Rite Aid and walked out trying to hide alcohol. When he was confronted by employees, police say he swung his backpack at the employees
(KFOR) An Oklahoma farmer and his wife came up with a unique, eye-catching way to pay tribute to airmen and women working at Tinker Air Force Base. Crestview Farms in Arcadia is now being dubbed Freedom Farm, but not because of the American flag waving over its vegetables and fruits. "We had some people from Tinker fly over and saw
(WFLA) A Winter Haven, Florida homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm. The wasps built a massive nest on a reclining chair that's stored outside a home. The nest starts at one side of the recliner, extends behind it, and then onto the other side. A cat
BAKERSFIELD, CA -- Thousands of people got up bright and early to be the first shoppers at The Outlets at Tejon Ranch. Thursday morning's long-awaited grand opening brought people from all around Kern County out to take advantage of opening day deals. The Outlets are anticipating between 200,000-250,000 visitors during this opening weekend. With a variety of shopping and dining
BAKERSFIELD, CA- The Outlets at Tejon ranch officially open Thursday at 10 a.m. The outlets are near the base of the Grapevine. Wednesday night, thousands of shoppers got a preview of what to expect from The Outlets at Tejon Ranch. It was part of a VIP charity event, offering early access to stores. "Bakersfield really needs a place like this.
Pop star Justin Bieber has finally settled a $10,880 bill for attempting to smuggle his pet monkey into Germany last year. The "Baby" hitmaker was caught by German customs officials trying to take his pet Capuchin named Mally into the country without the necessary paperwork. The animal was seized by authorities and later donated to a local wildlife shelter after
Chris Rock caught a foul ball at a New York Yankees game and showed off his generous side by handing the prized keepsake to a young boy in the stands. The comedian was at Yankee Stadium in New York City to watch the baseball team's match against the Houston Astros on Thursday. He was lucky enough to have a rogue