ARVIN, Calif. - At least one of the people who lost money when the Golden State Mall closed will still have a happy ending.
The mall that closed unexpectedly in late June has an events center inside.
Dozens of people lost money after they put down deposits for their event, some lost thousands of dollars.
Jeanie Kelly was one of the victims that was told there was little they could do to get their money back because the owner filed for bankruptcy.
Kelly lost $3,500 and was afraid she would be forced to change the special date of her wedding: 12-13-14.
In her desperation to find another venue on that date, she called JH Ranch.
They told her they had just bought the golf course in Arvin and were turning it into an events venue.
Not only did Kelly get to keep her date, but the new owners decided to do her wedding for free after hearing her experience with the Golden State Mall.
CO shot at North Kern State Prison
UPDATE (11:45pm): The injured correctional officer has been released from the hospital, according to Lt. Tom Mattson, spokesman for North…
3-year-old bitten by rattlesnake
A mother brought her 3-year-old son to the Kern County Fire Station in Lost Hills after a rattlesnake had bitten him.
Man bound, sock stuffed in mouth during robbery
A man was bound and had a sock stuffed in his mouth while four people burglarized his apartment.
Man accused of burglarizing retirement center
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted on a…