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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously elected Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner to serve as this year’s chairman of the board on Monday.

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Hudson Ranch Road and Klipstein Canyon Road were both reopened Monday after being closed through the New Years weekend due to snow and ice.

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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.

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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. 

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The Taft City School District, like others in Kern County, is losing its school resource officer in six weeks.

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.

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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 …