Results of the June 3 California Primary
Democrat Jerry Brown will face Republican Neel Kashkari in November. Brown racked up 1.7 million votes statewide, 18,334 in Kern County. Kashkari picked up 600,000 statewide, and 12,755 in Kern County.
Brown is seeking his unprecedented fourth term as Governor.
Tim Donnelly came in third statewide. He and the other 12 candidates have been eliminated from the race. Donnelly came in second in Kern County with 14,462 votes.
California Superintendent of Schools
Tom Torlakson needed 50 percent plus one vote to avoid a battle in November. He won 47 percent, so he will be facing off with second place finisher Marshall Tuck.
21st Congressional District
Republican David Valadao cruised to victory in the race that some Democrats believed was up for grabs. He will face Amanda Renteria.
23rd Congressional District
Congressman Kevin McCarthy is heading back to Washington after no challenger stepped forward for the seat in House.
14th California Senate
Andy Vidak will square off with Democratic challenger Luis Chavez. They were the only two candidates on the ballot.
16th California Senate
Republican Jean Fuller won her election as the only candidate running.
32nd California Assembly
Incumbent Rudy Salas will face Republican challenger Pedro Rios in November. Salas finished with 43 percent of the vote, with Rios coming in second with 35 percent.
34th California Assembly
Incumbent Shannon Grove will face Democratic challenger Virginia Goodman in the state Assembly race.
Kern County Assessor
City Councilman Russell Johnson and Assessor's office appraiser Jon Lifquist will battle it out in November. Lifquist won 44 percent of the vote and Johnson won 40 percent. Lupe Esquivas finished third with 16 percent.
Passed -- A $600 million bond that would help provide affordable housing to veterans.
Passed -- Requiring local governments to comply with the Public Records Act without reimbursement by the state.
Update: Venice Beach Lightning Strike
UPDATE: A 20 year old man that was struck by lightning on Venice Beach has died. He was pronounced dead Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles County…
Rabobank bricks removal postponed
The bricks on the plaza in front of Rabobank Arena may be getting a reprieve.
Fence, shed, cars and palm trees catch fire
A fence, a shed, three cars and palm trees caught fire Monday around 1 p.m. in the 900 block of Q Street
BPD: 3 arrested after shooting on Sunday
Bakersfield police arrested three people Sunday after they said at least one of them shot at an opposing gang member.