TAFT, CA - The Taft City School Board has accepted the resignation of their superintendent Ron Bryant effective January 31, 2015. Bryant's future with the district had been uncertain, after he was sentenced for two DUIs. He pleaded no contest to the DUIs on August 27 and November 15, these were Bryant's second and third DUIs within 14 months.
(CNBC) - U.S. stocks rallied on Thursday, with the Dow industrials climbing more than 400 points for the first time in three years, as investors applauded the Federal Reserve's pledge that it would be patient in increasing interest rates. "You've got people that have underperformed that don't want to be left behind. I didn't understand why falling oil is bad for
FRESNO, CA. - Three men have been indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to distribute more than 10 pounds of heroin. Julio Perez, 32; Rafael Legorreta, 34, both of Bakersfield; and Francisco Rivera, 29 of Palmdale, were charged today with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin, according to United States Attorney Benjamin B.
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
Chris Rock is terrified cyber-crooks will hack into his emails and show them to the world because he makes offensive jokes "for a living". The Sony Pictures Entertainment network was hacked last month and a host of private information, including email correspondences, has been leaked online. A number of executives have been embarrassed by their emails, including Scott Rudin, who
Nicki Minaj lit up Twitter.com on Dec. 17 when she suffered another wardrobe malfunction on TV chat show "What What Happens Live." Fans went crazy on social media when host Andy Cohen introduced the hip-hop superstar and the camera cut to a shot of the seated Minaj with one of her nipples on display. Censors pixellated the revealing moment when