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Several regional and neighborhood-serving shopping centers are planned to begin construction around 优蜜传媒 within about the next year, but not before developers run a financing gauntlet that will determine what ultimately gets built.

Firefighters battled a blaze at a vacant two-story home in Tupman on Saturday evening, arriving to find the home 50% to 75% involved with fire.

Your television, social media feed and physical mailbox will receive one last batch of assorted pleadings for your vote in the next few hours. Some of those messages might actually contain objectively factual information. Might, but probably won鈥檛.

The 优蜜传媒 Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Christopher Zamora-Jimenez, 14, who was last seen on Friday in the 7300 block of Monitor Street.

Some of California's top college officials traveled to a small farmworker community in Kern County on Friday to learn how its high school has become a model for guiding students toward higher education.

A man stole a package that contained a cat condo from the doorstep of a home on the 5200 block of Venus Court in northeast 优蜜传媒 around 4 p.m. Dec. 5, according to the 优蜜传媒 Police Department.

Seated inside a glassy waiting room, Patrick Salazar came to work Friday knowing full well what was expected of him: He was to be stabbed by one of his colleagues before an audience of cameras. And he couldn鈥檛 care less.

The Kern County Sheriff Office is looking for a missing woman who was last seen at the Ross Dress for Less parking lot on Olive Drive in 优蜜传媒 on Feb. 17.

A teenage boy went missing around 11 p.m. Thursday on the 2400 block of San Ramon Court, according to the 优蜜传媒 Police Department.

A man was found guilty by a Kern County jury Wednesday for shooting another man to death using an assault rifle in front of a Kwik Serve gas station at Baker and 19th streets, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.

A 15-year-old boy who was a passenger on a makeshift gas-powered bike died Wednesday after he was hit by a car at River and Skyline boulevards in 优蜜传媒 around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Kern County Coroner's office.

A 优蜜传媒 man died in a crash after leaving the road and hitting multiple vehicles around 7 a.m. Tuesday on Zeker Road north of Seventh Standard Road in Shafter, according to the Kern County Coroner's office.

An Arvin man crashed into a wooden telephone pole on Tejon Highway, north of Panama Lane in 优蜜传媒 around 11 p.m. Wednesday and died nearly 30 minutes later at the scene.聽

A woman who was suspected of stealing a car with a 3-year-old child inside pleaded no contest in Kern County Superior Court Wednesday morning and was sentenced to four years and eight months in prison.

A conflict between Kern Medical and a labor union representing many of the hospital's employees escalated this week with the filing of a California Fair Political Practices Commission complaint alleging self-dealing among three former and current executives of the medical center.

Three years after California endured one of its driest seasons on record, water regulators are applauding residents for continuing to conserve as municipalities statewide refill their reserves.