The efforts began around 2008 with the passage of a safety repair bond, and are also being funded by grants-- so the cost of these upgrades will not impact a student's education.
BPD: Woman stole, used credit card at Vons store
A woman suspected of forgery is wanted by the Bakersfield Police Department.
Man sentenced for killing teen
A Bakersfield man convicted of killing a teenage girl and leaving her body in a garage was sentenced to 30 years to life plus 11 years in prison.
Oil layoffs hurting local families
As the oil industry continues to cut jobs, more and more families are struggling to make ends meet.
Search uncovers 130 potential stolen items
Shafter police is going after thieves in the community, with an intensity that isn't dictated by the seriousness of the offense, but…