A Lamont man was arrested early Sunday on suspicion of negligent discharge of a firearm after Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a shots-fired call for service.

A power outage hit 16,534 Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customer accounts Sunday in central and northern 优蜜传媒, the utility reported.

优蜜传媒 home sales took unexpected and, in some cases, confusing turns in June, leading one longtime observer to call the market unstable.

A day after pleading guilty to federal fraud charges, the disgraced cofounders of Fresno-based Bitwise Industries took to social media this week to apologize to their former employees, investors and lenders.

An Arvin woman died in a car crash on East Panama Lane, east of South Vineland Road, around 5:45 p.m. on July 11, according to the Kern County coroner鈥檚 office.

A Kern County judge called California's card-check union authorization law "likely unconstitutional" in a ruling Thursday that nullified the United Farm Workers of America's recent enrollment of more than 600 local employees of ag giant The Wonderful Co.

New shopping centers are moving forward in all four quadrants of 优蜜传媒 in the latest sign that job creation and housing development are driving retail investment across the city.

The 优蜜传媒 Police Department is hosting a community event called Summer Nights with BPD event from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greystone Park in southwest 优蜜传媒.

A man was arrested on suspicion of drug and firearm charges after Kern County Sheriff鈥檚 deputies found a stolen AR-15 and methamphetamine at a home in the 1100 block of Eureka Street on Tuesday, according to the Kern County Sheriff鈥檚 Office.

An at-risk woman with a medical condition went missing around 1 p.m. Wednesday from the 200 block of Clyde Street, according to the 优蜜传媒 Police Department.

Both founders and co-CEOs of Fresno-based startup Bitwise Industries pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of conspiring to commit wire fraud and a separate count of actual wire fraud in a scheme federal prosecutors say cheated investors and lenders out of $115 million.

Although Jennifer Martin said one day she will be able to forgive the man who killed her brother, Anthony Martin, she said that day would not be Wednesday when Matthew Martinez was sentenced for murder.

The Kern County Fire Department has stopped the spread of the Lost Hills Fire that started Sunday and burned 4,032 acres near Highway 46, west of Lost Hills Road.

State regulators outlined a plan Tuesday to permanently seal 217 additional "orphan" oil and gas wells 鈥斅爉ore than 40% of them in Kern 鈥斅燼s part of the second phase of a taxpayer-funded effort to protect residents and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The 优蜜传媒 Police Department is looking for a man suspected of theft in the 3700 block of Ming Avenue on June 20.