UPDATE (8:35): Kern County Fire Department says the vehicle was not occupied. It's not known if the car was dumped or if someone abandoned it after a crash.
The Kern County Fire Department is working to find out if a vehicle that was found in a canal is occupied.
Reports came across around 7:15 a.m. Monday that a vehicle was almost submerged in a canal in the area of Buena Vista Boulevard and Cottonwood Road.
Kern County Fire officials say crews are set to go into the canal to see if the car was occupied or if it is abandoned.
KCFD, the California Highway Patrol and the Kern County Sheriff's Office are all on scene.
The Champions Soccer League hosted the annual season kick off ceremony parade Sunday in Southwest Bakersfield.
The Kern County Coroner has officially ruled the death of a 9-month-old girl from Lake Isabella a homicide.
Kern County Coroner's office has officially ruled the death of nine-month-old Seraphim Ould-Johnson a homicide.
If you've been meaning to see a doctor for medical or dental reasons, a local church is hosting a free clinic on Sunday in east Bakersfield.