Kern County

A view of oil wells at the Kern River Oil Field in Kern County, circa 1977. (Courtesy of City of San Francisco)

SF postpones vote on prohibiting leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

The Board of Supervisors unanimously supports legislation that would prohibit The City…

 

San Francisco receives a royalty payment for the oil and gas extracted from a city-owned parcel of the Kern River oil field, above.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

SF looks to end relationship with oil wells that fund Golden Gate Park, Public Library

San Francisco’s city budget has benefited from oil drilling for decades through…

 

5 bodies found in plane wreckage in Kern County orchard

BAKERSFIELD — Rescuers pulled five bodies from the wreckage of a small…