In an effort to address litter and prevent illegal dumping in Kern County, the Taft community will find more than one way to help on Saturday to beautify their community.
The Kern County Health Department is urging people with with mild COVID-19 or seeking COVID testing not to call 911 or go to emergency rooms.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in limiting unnecessary in-person contact and ensuring deputies are available to respond to in-progress and life-threatening calls for service.
Taft Union High School's Board of Trustees voted Monday to approve the establishment of a district security department and a job description for a chief of security.
The Kern Council of Governments will honor 17 individuals and programs for making significant contributions to this area’s quality of life through innovative, cooperative efforts during its annual Regional Awards Program.
Six residences near a construction project in the area of Arroyo and B Street were evacuated for a time at midday Tuesday after a 2-1/2 inch natural gas line was ruptured, apparently during construction.
A man was arrested on drunk driving and hit-and run charges after he allegedly rear-ended a car stopped at a four-way stop sign Sunday evening then fled the scene.
Interstate 5 over the Grapevine, Highway 33 to Ojai and the coast plus Hudson Ranch Road and Klipstein Canyon were all closed by ice and snow Thursday morning.
The California Highway Patrol is educating the public on traffic safety laws that were passed during this year’s legislative season and signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The laws take effect January 1, 2022, unless otherwise noted.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The holiday season is upon us and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding everyone to put safety first and follow the rules of the road while traveling California’s roadways.
Taft Union High School graduate Dennis Posey has been selected as one of three drum majors for Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band for the 2022-23 season. The head drum major is Nicholas Johnson a music education major from Atwater.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors met as scheduled for Tuesday’s December 14, 2021 Board Meeting. Chairman Phillip Peters (District 1), Supervisor Zack Scrivner (District 2), Supervisor Mike Maggard (District 3), Supervisor David Couch (District 4), and Supervisor Leticia Perez (District …