California's High-Speed Rail Project Inches Forward
California's long-awaited bullet train project is just a bit closer to reality. The agency that's overseeing development of the high-speed rail network wants to spend billions of dollars in bond funds to move forward with construction.
New Bakersfield Police Chief Tasked with Improving Community Relations
Bakersfield is swearing in a new police chief Wednesday, and he's got a big job to restore community trust. The department has been dogged by a series of scandals. Officers were caught stealing drugs and selling them on the streets and a high number of civilians shot by police has sparked protests.