Bakersfield

Tara a 7-year-old female cat looks out at the media after being presented with the 33rd Annual National Hero Dog Award by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Los Angeles (SPCALA) on June 19, 2015.  In May, 2014, Tara became a YouTube sensation with the video 'My Cat Saved My Son' after she fought off a neighbors dog that attacked her owners son Jeremy in the driveway of their Bakersfield, California home. The SPCALA broke with tradition by presenting the award to a cat.    AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tara The California Hero Cat Receives Prestigious Award Normally Reserved For Valiant Dogs

As an award, Tara will receive a year’s supply of cat food.

06/22/2015

Photo: James C. Dowell/ Kern County Fire Department

Tiny Pit Bull Puppy Stuck in Car Wheel Saved By Firefighters

How’s that for adorable puppy news?

Alice@97.3–06/23/2014

Screenshot of YouTube footage of a cat saving a Bakersfield boy from an attacking dog. (YouTube)

After Saving Boy From Attacking Dog, Hero Cat To Throw Out First Pitch At Baseball Game

The Central California cat that drew national media attention for saving a 4-year-old boy from an attacking dog this week is receiving the honor of throwing out the first pitch at a hometown baseball game next week.

05/18/2014

(Image Via YouTube)

VIDEO: Bad Ass Cat SAVES 4-Year-Old Boy From Dog Attack

This is the most amazing video you’ll see today.

Alice@97.3–05/14/2014

America’s 5 Most Polluted Cities

You know, for being the official home of America’s hippie population, California is doing a pretty abysmal job of acting like it. According to the American Lung Association’s annual list of the most polluted cities […]

04/30/2010