BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - UPDATE (Feb. 17, 2017, 10:44 a.m.): According to city workers, the tree falling across N Street damaged two cars on the street.
Crews are working now to clean up the area.
The Bakersfield Police Department are blocking traffic on N Street in Central Bakersfield from 4th Street to 7th Street.
There is a tree in the middle of the road on Chester Avenue and N Street, behind Compassion Church.
No traffic is allowed through as crews work to clear the area.
The California City Council is moving forward with the process of terminating the city's current fire chief.
Two burglary suspects lead law enforcement officers on a 70-mile long pursuit that ended in Kern County on Monday.
The family of a Rosedale Middle Schooler who took her own life last week held a public visitation service on Tuesday.
The board of supervisors this morning addressed the problem of pedestrian and bicycle fatalities on local roadways.