A controversial and costly water waster fine is in the hands of state regulators.
Officials have proposed a $500 fine per day for people caught over-watering front lawns, hosing down sidewalks or washing cars without a nozzle on the hose.
This fine is aimed at increasing water conservation during our drought.
Officials said conservation efforts so far have produced disappointing results.
If the fine is approved, it could go into effect as soon as August 1, 2014.
Defense: Theater shooter 'was not in control'
With their opening statement, the public defenders tell the jury that the movie theater shooter 'was not in control.'
Prosecution's opening message: Shooter was sane
The prosecuting DA in the theater shooting case says both state appointed psychiatrist determined the shooter was sane.
19-yr-old accused of selling drugs to 13-yr-old
Authorities said an 19-year-old was arrested Saturday after it was discovered he was selling drugs to a 13-year-old girl.
KMC raises awareness for organ and tissue donors
Kern Medical Center raises awareness for organ and tissue donors with a flag-raising ceremony Monday, April 27th, 2015.