Employees of the E.W. Scripps company raised money for the "Give a Child a Book" campaign, and nearly 400 books were gifted to local students as a result.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - 23ABC gave out books to every kindergarten through third grade student at Frank West Elementary School in honor of #NationalReadingDay #Read23
Over the last few months we've been raising money at 23ABC and the Scripps Howard Foundation, a partner of our company, has matched our donation.
On Monday, January 23, we held a special assembly at the elementary school to celebrate the joy of reading, with a special surprise for the students!
A special guest arrived as students finished reading the book, Clifford's Birthday Party.
That guest was Clifford himself.
Mass murderer and former cult leader Charles Manson has died, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
After more than 70 years, fallen Marine Sgt. William David Ball Jr. has returned home.
A man is in the hospital tonight after he was hit by a car in south Bakersfield on Sunday evening.
Kern County Fire crews are on scene of a fatal plane crash in Tehachapi.