Bakersfield/ Community & Society
Published on January 10, 2020
Top Bakersfield news: KCSO ID's suspect in homicide; judge rules city broke law; morePhoto: iStock

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Bakersfield.

Co-founder of Black Lives Matter movement to speak at Bakersfield College next month

Patrisse Khan-Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement, is set to speak at Bakersfield College next month.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

KCSO identifies suspect in Tehachapi homicide as victim’s son

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office said a woman’s body was discovered inside a home in Golden Hills and her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Judge rules Bakersfield broke law when City Council held closed meetings on sales tax increase

A Kern County court has ruled that the city of Bakersfield violated the state’s open meetings laws when it held closed discussions on city finances that eventually led to the city’s 1% sales tax increase.

Read the full story on The Bakersfield Californian.

Report: Bakersfield one of most dangerous cities in U.S. for cyclists

Bakersfield is one of the most dangerous cities for cyclists in the nation, according to a new report.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Concerned citizen rammed accused kidnapper’s vehicle to stop him from getting away: reports

Hearing the woman’s cries for help, a concerned citizen sped after the vehicle in which the woman was allegedly being held against her will and rammed it with his own, according to court documents.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

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