Media Relations

This page is for the news media. Therefore, changes to this page will be made only for purposes of news releases or high-profile court cases and all news releases will be posted on the main page.

Requests and Court Rules

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


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.