BAKERSFIELD - Way down on 89.7 FM is a unique radio station that showcases the community and brings people "back" to radio.
KSVG Kern Community Radio--Savage Radio--is in trouble.
Savage Radio offers original programming such as iBike Radio, The Earl Parson's Project and Chris the Sound Guy. They tout being the only station to give local musicians air time.
Mounting costs and a non-profit business model have created a financial problem for the station. Savage Radio will lose their tower if the money is not raised.
Founder Jake Chavez admits some of the problems are their fault. Chavez cites lack of experience in sales. He pledged a revamped sales team should the station survive.
Through dedicated fundraising, Savage Radio has raised about $6,000 of the $20,000 needed.
Driver speaks out on deadly DUI crash
A Bakersfield man involved in a deadly weekend DUI crash speaks out from behind bars as he recounts the incident that left two women…
Social media buzzkilling DUI checkpoints
Using social media to alert your friends that a DUI checkpoint is happening may seem like your helping---but police say you could actually…
Burglars steal huge gun safe from grandmother
Grandmother Joy Henderson says she lost her family heirlooms Friday, after burglars kicked in her door and stole her 1,000-pound gun safe.
Local man detained in North Korea speaks out
North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans -- including Mathew Miller from Bakersfield -- who said they have been…