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Ex- Felon Arrested for Weapons and Drug Charges

Walker Basin, CA – Kern County Sheriff’s deputies from the Kern Valley Substation received information, on February 9, 2016, that 45 year old Jonathan Porter was possibly in possession of stolen property that had previously been reported stolen to the…


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Don’t be the Next Phone Scam Victim!

Palmdale, CA – Palmdale Sheriff’s Detectives would like to make the public aware of a national phone scam that has been targeting local residents in the Antelope Valley. The scam starts with a phone call from an unknown suspect pretending…


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Netflix Ranks Mediacom Among Top ISPs Nationally

Netflix leaderboard ranks ISPs for fastest primetime streaming speeds Mediacom moves up two spots to sit within the top 5 major U.S. ISPs 2nd report in five weeks recognizing Mediacom’s broadband performance Ridgecrest, CA  – Mediacom Communications rose two spots…



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Glass Along Kern River, Public Input Sought

Kernville, CA – Along the shorelines of the Kern River, broken glass can be a hazard and an eye-sore.  Broken glass can be difficult to pick up, can be unsightly, and can cause injury to people and animals.  Volunteers and…


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Volunteers Needed to Assist with Planting Trees at Camp 9

Kernville, CA – Do you want to help plant trees on Forest Service land, creating a wind buffer and shady spot for future campers? Volunteers are needed to help the Sequoia National Forest, Kern River Ranger District employees’ plant of…



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Lake Isabella Man Arrested on Suspicion of Possessing Child Porn

Lake Isabella, CA – A Lake Isabella man was arrested after investigators say they found numerous videos depicting child pornography on his computer. Joseph Barton-Mete, 28, is being held on $200,000 bail on suspicion of possessing child porn, according to…


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Kern County Sheriff’s Office Snow Activity Advisory

Bakersfield, CA – The mountain areas in Kern County are experiencing low snow levels for the first time in several years. With reports of low snow levels, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens and visitors to…