BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The work is almost completed on 85-year-old Herbert Jackson's home as volunteers started painting the walls Wednesday.
Community advocate Audrey Chavez says furniture and fixtures are arriving today as well.
Chavez has worked with County supervisor Leticia Perez and Sen. Andy Vidak's office to organize the teams of volunteers, the list of needs for repair and the work that needed to be done.
Jackson was forced out of his home at the beginning of this month after County Code Compliance deemed the house unlivable.
After the work is completed, County Code Compliance officers will reinspect the home and remove the violation status.
Social media buzzkilling DUI checkpoints
Using social media to alert your friends that a DUI checkpoint is happening may seem like your helping---but police say you could actually…
Driver speaks out on deadly DUI crash
A Bakersfield man involved in a deadly weekend DUI crash speaks out from behind bars as he recounts the incident that left two women…
Burglars steal huge gun safe from grandmother
Grandmother Joy Henderson says she lost her family heirlooms Friday, after burglars kicked in her door and stole her 1,000-pound gun safe.
Local man detained in North Korea speaks out
North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans -- including Mathew Miller from Bakersfield -- who said they have been…