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.
Power outage affecting nearly 1,000 customers
A power outage near Central Bakersfield is affecting close to 1,000 customers Saturday evening.
Car crashes with baby inside at Outlets at Tejon
A single vehicle rollover stopped traffic for a short time near the Outlets at Tejon Saturday afternoon.
At least one killed in head-on fiery crash
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Police search for 4th suspect in local shooting
Bakersfield police are on the lookout for a suspect they say was involved in an attempted murder near South Bakersfield on Friday, Feb. 27.