KEENE, Calif. - Twenty-three people were sworn in as citizens Monday at the César E. Chávez National Monument.
March 31 marks the birthday of César Chávez, a day that Governor Jerry Brown designated as a state holiday.
The site is the final resting place of César E. Chávez, who, with others such as Dolores Huerta and Larry Itliong, started the United Farm Workers of America (UFW).
The new citizens came from Brazil, India, Mexico and Saudi Arabia, among others.
Blue lights shining to honor fallen officer
Almost 4,000 people are planning to pay tribute to Officer David Nelson, who died in a car crash Friday night while pursuing a suspect.
Man arrested in crash arraigned
Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green spoke for the first time regarding the crash that killed Officer David Nelson.
Neighborhood on alert after recent break-ins
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Homeowners in a southwest Bakersfield neighborhood are worried after a series of break-ins.