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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

Back in plaid at the Kern County Scottish Games and Gathering

Alba gu bràth!, or “Scotland forever!”, as contestants at Kern County’s Scottish Highland Games are known to cheer.

Close encounters of the Kern County kind

In 1957, a future astronaut claimed to see a UFO land in a dry lakebed in sparsely populated Kern County, California. Was it an alien or just a secret government project?

Stay out, stay alive: A story of Kern County's killer river

"Well it's not deep nor wide, but it's a mean piece of water, my friend." — Merle Haggard, "Kern River."