CA – 17-year-old missing, BPD asking for help locating her |

The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance in finding a missing teenager.

Selene Sanchez-Rivera, 17, was last seen on Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. in the area of Cottonwood Road and Carver Street.

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BPD: Missing McFarland city manager’s vehicle found submerged in Kern River |

Kern County law enforcement has found the vehicle last seen being driven by missing former McFarland City Manager John Wooner, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

The vehicle, a silver 2012 Dodge Durango, was found submerged in the Kern River on Saturday, along with the body of an unidentified man.

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BPD asking for public’s help in finding missing teen |

The Bakersfield Police Department is looking for a missing 17-year-old girl.

Analynn Taylor was last seen on June 26 at about 7:40 p.m. in the area of Mountain Ridge Drive and McKee Road.

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Will money help find missing Central Valley official? Bakersfield police offer $5,000 reward | The Sacramento Bee

Investigators now hope money will help turn up missing McFarland City Manager John Wooner.

Bakersfield police on Tuesday rolled out a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the rural city manager who vanished without a trace in May.

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A month later, its city manager still missing, small-town McFarland tries to move on | The Sacramento Bee

Manuel Cantu has a tough time talking about his city manager in the present tense.

John was well-known in the community, he said. John turned the city around. John, he said, was a great guy.

Cantu is the mayor of McFarland, a short drive from Bakersfield in rural Kern County. John Wooner, Cantu’s city manager, missing since May 14, remained just that on Monday.

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Bakersfield police search for missing 11-year-old girl | KGET

Bakersfield police are asking for help to find an 11-year-old girl reported missing since Sunday.

Police are looking for Dianna Star Santana. She was last seen on June 9 at around 2 p.m. in the 1200 block of Murdock Street.

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Missing: A small-town California city manager. Police are scrambling to figure it out | The Sacramento Bee

A small-town California city manager has vanished, and police are scrambling to solve the mystery.

McFarland, a town of 15,000 near Bakersfield in rural Kern County, perhaps best-known for “McFarland USA,” the Disney motion picture about its champion high school track-and-field team, is now the setting for the baffling case of the missing city official.

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