BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A new survey ranks Bakersfield and other communities like Fresno as the "most disadvantaged cities" in the state.
The survey looked at the percentage of people with asthma, quality of drinking water, air quality, pesticide contamination and proximity to toxic waste sites.
Fresno neighborhoods dominated the ranking, with Bakersfield also making the top 20.
The ranking released by the California Environmental Protection agency means those communities will get a special share of the state's cap-and-trade funds generated by penalties on companies that emit the most climate-changing pollution.
Early bird shoppers skip turkey for the sales
Early Black Friday deals are here and shoppers have waited weeks for Thanksgiving Day, as retail stores roll out those specials.
Shoppers prepare for early Black Friday deals
Hundreds of shoppers gathered outside of Best Buy in Bakersfield, waiting for all those early Black Friday deals.
Love For Thanksgiving feeds over 64,000 people
Love for Thanksgiving is the largest single feeding event in Kern County, and many would say it is one of the largest in the country.
Mission expected to feed nearly 500 people today
Volunteers with the Mission at Kern County are prepping to feed nearly 500 people this Thanksgiving.