City of Bakersfield News

Black man alleges Bakersfield police officers arrested him without probable cause

By Louie Torres | Feb 8, 2018

SACRAMENTO – A Bakersfield man alleges he was unlawfully arrested by members of the city's police department during a traffic stop.

Father accuses Bakersfield of deprivation of civil rights

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Oct 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO — A parent is suing the city of Bakersfield alleging assault and violation of civil rights in the treatment of his infant child.

Watchdog blog alleges Bakersfield politicians in cahoots with realtor lobbyist to end PACE

By Kacie Whaley | Aug 23, 2017

Checks and Balances Project (C&BP), a investigative watchdog website, filed two lawsuits Aug. 10 against Bakersfield politicians, alleging that some have been in cahoots with a realtor lobbyist to discontinue a residential energy financing plan, PR Newswire has reported.

Widening project in historic area of Bakersfield faces strong opposition

By Giovanni Whaley | Dec 14, 2016

BAKERSFIELD -- A legal battle rages on in the city of Bakersfield, California, regarding the 24th Street widening project that will add two additional lanes to a four-lane street running through the historic area of Westchester.

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