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Media Relations

For the News Media

This page is for the news media. Therefore, changes to this page will be made only for purposes of media contacts or high-profile court cases. All news releases will be posted under News & Events. 

Media Requests and Court Rules

Please submit MC-500 and MC-510 requests to Kristin.Davis@Kern.Courts.CA.Gov

Document Requests

Please request documents directly through the division in which the case is filed. 

Press Release Mailing List

Members of the Press Release Mailing List will receive e-mail notification of all press releases and certain high profile cases as authorized by the assigned judge.

Note: The first time an e-mail address is returned as undeliverable, it will be deleted from the list.

Contact Information

Kristin Davis

Public Affairs Officer

(661) 868-5399

Kristin.Davis@Kern.Courts.CA.Gov

Interview Locations

Designated Interview Locations in each courthouse are as follows:

  • 1415 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield - First floor, in front of the Court Lobby display in the Northeast corner of the lobby;

  • 1415 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield - Second Floor, adjacent to Department 1 and Department 2;

  • 1215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield - First floor, northwest lobby of the Court.

Designated Interview Locations for the following facilities:

Lobby area as designated by Court security personnel on duty.

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