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TRAFFIC ALERT: Due to police activity in the area, Truxtun Avenue between A and F streets in both directions is currently CLOSED to traffic. Drivers are advised to avoid the area. It's not clear yet when the road could re-open.

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According to multiple reports, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said charter flights began flying to the United States with “the first mass air shipment” of COVID-19 vaccines.

On Monday Governor Gavin Newsom announced a possible shutdown for counties in the purple tier, which includes Kern County. 23ABC's Bayan Wang has more on the possible closures.

Dr. Scott Atlas, a science adviser to President Donald Trump who was skeptical of measures to control the coronavirus outbreak, is leaving his White House post.

California Avenue will be closed at Easton Drive tonight. The closure starts at 9 p.m. and ends 5 a.m.

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TONIGHT AT 11: A teacher in the Kern High School District discovered an unfortunate circumstance regarding one of her students and now is going the extra mile to make sure that he succeeds. But she can also use the help of the community.

As Congress heads back to Washington D.C., the idea of a second stimulus check being sent out before 2020 comes to an end seems to drift further and further away.

The San Francisco 49ers will play two home games in Arizona after new coronavirus regulations put in place by officials in Northern California forced the team to find a temporary new home.

CVS and Walgreens are gearing up to give coronavirus vaccines - in long-term care facilities, not retail stores - once the FDA approves one for emergency use.

New research shows students have fallen behind in math since the pandemic disrupted school, while most are progressing at a normal pace in reading.

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DID YOU KNOW? The guy behind the 'Area 51' Facebook page, which has reached millions, lives in Bakersfield? We talked to Matty about his actual "raid" plan, social-media buzz, and what exactly is a Naruto Runner? Hmmmm. Tune into our 6 p.m. newscast for full story!

Tucson restaurant launches all out war with #Yelp 

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IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SHARE: BPD is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Jada Praseuth was last seen on Sept. 11th at 6 PM in the 6000 block of Mardal Avenue. Praseuth is considered at risk because she has no prior history of running away.

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IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SHARE: According to the BPD, 17-year-old Katlyn Kinoshita was last seen on July 4th at 3:30 a.m., in the 3800 block of Monitor Street. She is considered at risk due to a medical condition.

ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SHARE: Benjamin Sandoval, a 16-year-old teen from Cal City, has been reported missing since June 5, 23ABC confirmed with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.

IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SHARE: The BPD is requesting the community’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile. Isaiah Gomez was last seen on November 3rd at 12:06 P.M., in the 400 block of White Lane.

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IT ONLY TAKES A SECOND TO SHARE: The BPD is asking for help in locating a missing juvenile who is considered at risk due to a medical condition. Alexis Palmer was last seen on September 13TH at 7 P.M., in the 4500 block of Cosmo Street.

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Another racehorse has been euthanized at Santa Anita Park, the 26th since the racing season began in December. The unusual number of horse deaths at the track has sparked controversy from animal advocates, and a re-examination of the sport in California.

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