One of the organizers of the Bakersfield Jazz Festival died Thursday. Adele Davis passed away following complications from abdominal surgery. She was 76.
Bakersfield Police arrested an 18-year-old man allegedly responsible for 448 graffiti offenses in the city. The capture was the result of a year-long investigation. The cost to taxpayers for removal was in excess of $53,000.
Bakersfield City Maintenance crews cleaned up a sewage spill near Union Avenue and Quincy Street Thursday. Grease and rags caused the problem.
The annual Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet is this weekend at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Over 500 competitors will be there. The races happen through Sunday.
The Bakersfield Blaze is hosting a job fair Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The baseball team has more than 100 jobs available for the 2015 season. The event is at the Bakersfield Marriott on Truxtun Avenue. Job applicants must bring a resume.
Bridge repairs to the Oak Street Overpass between Truxtun Avenue and California will have traffic reduced to one lane in each direction weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PG&E is relocating gas pipelines along Highway 178 from Valley Street to Park Palisade Drive Mondays through Thursdays until August. Intermittent lane closures may take place.
The Chevron Weather Center reports Daylight Savings Time will begin at 2:00 a.m. Sunday March 8th. Clocks will move ahead one hour. It will be mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the upper-70s to low-80s through Sunday. It will be clear and cool in the nighttime hours with lows in the mid-40s.