WASCO, Calif. - A sex offender ordinance in Wasco challenged by a law firm has been thrown out.
The ordinance adopted by the city in 2007 restricted offenders from getting 300 feet near of public or private places. This involved public libraries, schools, parks, bus stops and child care centers.
A Central Coast law office challenged that ordinance on grounds that it was too broad and violated offenders' constitutional rights.
As part of the settlement, the city of Wasco must now pay legal fees.
2 charged in Tehachapi hit and run, family...
It's been almost eight months since 14-year-old Leslie Balderrama was killed in a hit and run in Tehachapi.
Customers, employee stops robbery attempt
Four people came to the rescue at a Tehachapi bank after a man claiming to have explosives attempted to rob the bank.
Case of Vineland teacher ends in mistrial
The case against a Vineland Elementary first grade teacher charged with possession of child pornography was declared a mistrial.
Former BHS student suing KHSD after attack
Senior class president Mitch Carter was attacked at a 2010 Bakersfield High School rally while dressed in a chicken suit to portray the…