BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man charged with robbery, attempted carjacking, reckless evading a peace officer, using a person as a shield and transporting a controlled substance has been sentenced to 17 years and two months in jail.
Luis Patricio Pedroza pushed a woman out of her car during a grand theft auto and hostage situation back in August 2013.
CHP looking for senior volunteers
The California Highway Patrol Bakersfield area office is looking for senior citizens who want to give back to their community as senior volunteers.
Bio-Energy Day teaches students about careers
Students with an interest in science and technology received a hands-on lesson that is preparing them for the job force.
Partial solar eclipse to take place Thursday
The heavens will align as the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth to put on a dramatic show in the sky.
Bakersfield Police to add 15 new employees
Bakersfield City Council voted to approve a plan that will add more than a dozen new positions to the Bakersfield Police Department.