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Los Angeles man convicted of running multi-million dollar foreclosure rescue scam in Bakersfield – KERO 23ABC News

March 10, 2017 3:52:00 pm | 0 Comments

Martin Calzada, 29, was found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and eight counts of mail fraud affecting a financial institution Friday. Calzada conspired to defraud homeowners facing foreclosure. Calzada and other employees of Star Reliable Mortgage, which had offices in Bakersfield, Visalia, and Salinas, targeted distressed homeowners with a fraudulent…

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Man convicted for running foreclosure rescue scam in Bakersfield – Kern Golden Empire

March 10, 2017 3:10:52 pm | 0 Comments

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. FRESNO, Calif. – A Los Angeles man has been convicted of running a mortgage fraud scheme in Bakersfield, Visalia, and Salinas.   Martin Calzada, 29, was found guilty Friday of charges he ran a scam between August…

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'Amazing Race' scavenger hunt set for April 1 in Bakersfield – Bakersfield Now

March 10, 2017 1:52:38 pm | 0 Comments

People take part in a previous Bakersfield Amazing Race in Bakersfield, Calif., hosted by nonprofit agency Stewards Inc. (Photo provided by Stewards Inc.) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  Stewards Inc., a nonprofit agency that serves mentally disabled and elderly people in Bakersfield, is hosting its fifth annual “Amazing Race” scavenger hunt on Saturday, April 1. Teams…

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Bakersfield police: Man in critical condition after jumping out of moving vehicle – Bakersfield Now

March 10, 2017 12:38:36 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  A man is in critical condition after jumping out of a moving vehicle Thursday night in central Bakersfield, police said. The driver, 38-year-old Yolanda Reynolds, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Police said it’s unclear why the man jumped out of the vehicle while Reynolds was driving at California Avenue…

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BPD: Possible device in Ridgeview High School locker room, students evacuated – KERO 23ABC News

March 10, 2017 11:40:03 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – UPDATE (March 10, 2017 12:35 p.m.): Students are being released from Ridgeview for the rest of the day. Buses will arrive at the school at 1 p.m. and parents can pick up their students at the southeast corner of campus. ================================================== UPDATE (March 10, 2017 12:15 p.m.): BPD has asked all classes…

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Abandoned house in Bakersfield destroyed by fire – Bakersfield Now

March 10, 2017 11:37:12 am | 0 Comments

A photo provided by the Kern County Fire Department shows an abandoned house on fire Friday, March 10, 2017, on Lincoln Street in Bakersfield, Calif. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  An abandoned house on Lincoln Street was destroyed in fire early Friday morning, according to the Kern County Fire Department. Firefighters were able to keep the…

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“Celebrities Of Magic” presents Ron Saylor live in Bakersfield at The Gaslight Melodrama – Kern Golden Empire

March 10, 2017 10:25:50 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – “Celebrities Of Magic” Presents Ron Saylor live in Bakersfield, March 14 at The Gaslight Melodrama. Ron Saylor has performed on The Emmy Awards, on the Stages of 9 Major Casinos in Las Vegas, Regularly at The Magic Castle in Hollywood, and throughout 22 States and Canada. He is also an 8 time…

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Man in critical condition after jumping out of car in Downtown Bakersfield – KERO 23ABC News

March 10, 2017 9:56:45 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A man was taken to the hospital after jumping out of a vehicle in Downtown Bakersfield Thursday night. Officers were called to the intersection of California Avenue and N Street for a subject in the road around 7:40 p.m. They found an adult male suffering from major injuries after jumping out of…

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Woman shot at Bakersfield apartment complex – Bakersfield Now

March 10, 2017 6:11:15 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  A woman was wounded early Friday in a shooting on West Columbus Street. The shooting took place just before 1 a.m. at the Royal Palms apartments near Jewett Avenue. Police haven’t announced any suspects or arrests, and they haven’t commented on a possible motive. The woman’s injuries were described as either…

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Fire destroys abandoned home in east Bakersfield – Story – Kern Golden Empire

March 10, 2017 4:42:57 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire in east Bakersfield that completely destroyed a home. Fire officials say it happened around 2:00 a.m. in the 1700 block of Lincoln Street. They say when firefighters arrived, the home was fully involved and threatening homes nearby. Firefighters also evacuated neighboring houses and a two-story apartment…

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