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Rebekah Kearn

Rebekah Kearn

Rebekah Kearn is the Bakersfield-based editor of the Central Valley and Central Coast nightly reports for California. She also covers several courts within both regions, including Kern, Fresno, and Ventura counties, as well as USDC Fresno.

Latest Articles by Rebekah Kearn

On his 86th birthday, we salute the Hag

When country music legend Merle Haggard died on his 79th birthday on April 6, 2016, he left behind chart-topping singles like "Okie from Muskogee" and the hugely influential Bakersfield Sound.

The haunting tale of Bakersfield's Padre Hotel

The seventh floor, scene of a fire that killed a family with small children, is a hotbed of paranormal activity according to hotel staff.