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23ABC News at 6 AM | Top Stories from November 22, 2019

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23ABC News at 6 AM | Top Stories from November 22, 2019
23ABC News at 6 AM | Top Stories from November 22, 2019

The Kern County coroner released new details on the man who stopped breathing while being detained by CHP officials on August 30th.

Plus the Department of Transportation has approved an $8 million grant for a renovation project at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

BEING DETAINED BY CHP.WHAT THE KERN COUNTY CORONERSAYS CAUSED HIS DEATH.AND SOME RENOVATIONS ARE COMINGTO MOJAVE.WHAT THE MILLIONS PUSHED FOR BYCONGRESSMANMCCARTHY WILL BE USED FOR.PLUS --- A NEW ROUTE ANNOUNCEDBY KERN COUNTYTRANSIT.HOW RIDERS CAN NOW TRAVEL TO L-AFOR CHEAP.GOOD MORNING... AND THANKS FORTUNING IN FOR 23ABC NEWS ATSIX A-M..

I'M MIKE HART.AND I'M DANIELLE KERNKAMP.GOOD MORNING, AFTER DOWNPOURS OFRAIN IN THEVALLEY AND SNOW IN OUR MOUNTAINCOMMUNITIES.

WE'RE DRY TODAYAND THIS WEEKEND THROUGH MONDAY.BUTTHERE'S ANOTHER STROM THAT YOUCAN EXPECT THE MIDDLE OF NEXTWEEK, RIGHT BEFORE THETHANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.TODAY, SKIES WILL SLOWLY CLEARAND MODERATE TEMPERATURESTHROUGH MONDAY, WHICH ISSLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL.BUT JUST LIKE THE STORM WE SAWCOME IN ON WEDNESDAY, THEDOOR HAS BEEN OPEN FOR A SERIESOF MORE STORMS, REALLYKICKING OFF THE WET SEASON SOKEEP THOSE UMBRELLAS ANDCOATS OUT.

WE'RE EXPECTING THENEXT STORM TO COME IN ONTUESDAY, AND RAIN MAY BECOMEHEAVY IN THE FOOTHILLS LATEWEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.AIR QUALITY TODAY IS IN THEMODERATE RANG, AND NO BURNINGUNLESS REGISTERED FOR KERNCOUNTY TODAY.THE KERN COUNTY CORONERRELEASING NEW DETAILS ON THEMAN WHO STOPPED BREATHING WHILEBEING DETAINEDBY C-H-P OFFICIALS ON AUGUST30TH...OFFICIALS SAID 40-YEAR-OLD JASONGONZALEZ'SCAUSE OF DEATH IS FROMCOMPLICATIONS OF PHYSICALRESTRAINT WITH NECK COMPRESSION,WITHCONTRIBUTING FACTORS OF METH ANDHYPER-TENSIVE HEARTDISEASE.THE CORONER RULED THE MANNER OFHIS DEATH ANACCIDENT.ON AUGUST 30TH, GONZALEZ WASDETAINED BY THE CALIFORNIAHIGHWAY PATROL ON HIGHWAY 58 OFFUNION AVENUE.THE BAKERSFIELD POLICEDEPARTMENT SAYS GONZALEZBECAME COMBATIVE AND RESISTANTWITH OFFICERS WHENTHEY APPROACHED HIM THATMORNING.GONZALEZ'S FAMILY TOLD 23ABCTHAT THEY DO NOT KNOWWHY HE WAS WALKING ON THEFREEWAY, BUT THEY SAY THEYKNOW ONE THING, THAT HE WASN'TTYPICALLY THE TYPE TO FIGHT.THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONHAS APPROVED ANEIGHT MILLION DOLLAR GRANT FOR ARENOVATIONPROJECT AT THE MOJAVE AIR ANDSPACE PORT.ACCORDING TO A RELEASE FROM THEOFFICE OF CONGRESSMAN KEVINMCCARTHY -- THE PROJECT WILLREPORTEDLY INCLUDE ANANALYSIS OF THE AIRFIELDELECTRICAL SYSTEM ANDRENOVATIONS OF TAXIWAY C.LAST YEAR, MCCARTHY SAID HE SENTA LETTER TO THE FEDERALAVIATION ADMINISTRATION INSUPPORT OF MOJAVE'S GRANTAPPLICATION.IN A STATEMENT THE CONGRESSMANSAID:"FROM STRATOLAUNCH TO VIRGINORBIT, MOJAVE AIR ANDSPACE PORT IS LEADING THE WAY INCIVILIAN AERONAUTICS ANDCOMMERCIAL SPACEFLIGHT.BUT IN ORDER TO CONTINUE TO TAKETHE NEXT STEPS TOWARDSEVEN GREATER INNOVATION IN THEINDUSTRY --- IT IS VITAL THATMOJAVE AIR AND SPACE PORT'SINFRASTRUCTURE IS REVITALIZED.

"A BIG DAY TODAY FOR CHILDREN ANDFAMILIES ACROSS KERNCOUNTY FOR THE 17TH ANNUALNATIONAL ADOPTION DAY.THE KERN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OFHUMAN SERVICESWILL HOST THE SPECIAL DAY FORFAMILIES AT THE SUPERIOR COURTJUVENILE JUSTICE BUILDING.CELEBRATIONS WILL INCLUDE BOTHCHILDREN BEING ADOPTEDOUT OF FOSTER CARE -- AS WELL ASTHOSE BEING ADOPTEDTHROUGH PRIVATE ADOPTION IN KERNCOUNTY.ONCE THE ADOPTIONS ARE FINALIZED-- FAMILIES AREINVITED TO ATTEND A CELEBRATORYEVENT.THANKSGIVING IS NOW LESS THAN AWEEK AWAY --- AND YOU CANCELEBRATE A LITTLE EARLY THISWEEKEND IN EAST BAKERSFIELD.THE FOURTH ANNUAL SEASON OFPEACE EVENT IS HAPPENINGTOMORROW IN THE DOLLAR TREEPARKING LOT-- JUST OFF NILESAND OSWELL.LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS ---INCLUDING BAKERSFIELD'S103-POINT-9 THE BEAT --- AREJOINING FORCES TO HOST THISTHANKSGIVING EVENT.THE GOAL IS TO GIVE AWAY ATLEAST 150 TURKEYS TOFAMILIES IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.THERE WILL BE LIVE MUSIC ANDVARIOUS GIVEAWAYS.THAT'S ALL HAPPENING TOMORROWFROM NOON UNTIL 2 P-M.WE ARE LESS THAN A WEEK AWAYFROM THANKSGIVING.SO BAKERSFIELD FIRE WANTS TOMAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE ALREADYKEEPING SAFETY IN MIND.THEY POSTED SOME TIPS ANDREMINDERS TO THEIR FACEBOOKPAGE.WE ARE LESS THAN A WEEK AWAYFROM THANKSGIVINGAND THE MISSION IS STILLACCEPTING FOOD SUPPLY FOR ITSANNUAL THANKSGIVING MEAL.23ABC'S DANIELA GARRIDO JOINS USLIVE FROM THEIR KITCHEN WITHMORE ON WHAT THEY NEED.EVERY YEAR THE MISSION FEEDSHUNDREDS OF PEOPLE ONTHANKSGIVING DAYWITH ONLY A WEEK LEFT UNTILTHANKSGIVING THEY ARE STILL INNEW ROUTE THAT WILL TAKE RIDERSFROM BAKERSFIELD TOSANTA CLARITA AND BACK...CHECK THIS OUT...THE TRANSIT SAID THIS NEW ROUTEWILL OPEN UP NEWOPPORTUNITIES TO TRAVEL TO L-AON PUBLIC TRANSIT.IN A STATEMENT FROM KERNTRANSIT, THE COMPANY SAID:"THIS IS NOW THE MOST AFFORDABLEAND CONVENIENT WAYFOR RESIDENTS TO TRAVEL TOSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, ANDIT'S THE ONLY WAY TO GET TO ANDFROM L-A FROM BAKERSFIELD INONE DAY."KERN TRANSIT SAID THERE ARE ALSOEXPRESS ROUTES FORBUSINESS COMMUTERS.ACCORDING TO ITS SITE, THEROUTES GENERAL FARES FORINTERCOMMUNITY ARE THREEDOLLARS.IT WILL BE A LITTLE EASIER ANDLESS EXPENSIVE TO GET AROUNDTHISHOLIDAY SEASON.THAT'S BECAUSE THE GOLDEN EMPIRETRANSIT DISTRICT WILL ISGIFTING YOU FREE RIDES THISHOLIDAY SEASON.

GET OFFICIALSSAY THAT FIXED ROUTES ANDGET-A-LIFT BUSESWILL BE FREE TO EVERYONE FROMDECEMBER 1 THROUGHDECEMBER 31, 2019.HOWEVER...GET'S RYDE SERVICEWILL CONTINUE TO COLLECT ITSSTANDARD FARE.YOU MAY REMEMBER HIM AS THE"WALMART YODELING BOY."WELL SINCE THEN... MASON RAMSEYHAS PUT OUT AN ALBUMAND A COUPLE MUSIC VIDEOS.AND TONIGHT YOU CAN SEE HIM HEREIN BAKERSFIELD.(BOY YODELING FOR 10 SECONDS)DO YOU REMEMBER THAT VIRALVIDEO?NOW, THE 12-YEAR-OLD IS GOING ONTOUR AND HE'S MAKINGA STOP HERE IN BAKERSFIELD!HE CALLS HIMSELF "LIL HANKWILLIAMS" ... BECAUSE, HE WASYODELING A HANK WILLIAMS SONG INTHAT WALMART THAT MADE HIMFAMOUS.SINCE THEN, HE'S BEEN ON THEELLEN SHOW, PERFORMED ATCOACHELLA, AND SIGNED TO 'BIGLOUD RECORDS'.MASON RAMSEY WILL BE AT THECRYSTAL PALACE TONIGHT AT 8 P-M.TICKETS ARE STILL ON SALE RIGHTNOW FOR AS LOW AS 20 BUCKS.YOU CAN GET THEM AT BUCK OWENSDOT COM.AND, TICKETS WILL ALSO GO ONSALE FOR THE NICKELODEONSTAR - JOJO SIWA.SHE WILL BE COMING TOBAKERSFIELD NEXT YEAR INMARCH AT THE MECHANICS BANKARENA.TICKETS FOR THE DREAM TOUR WILLBE AVAILABLE TODAY AT NOON.TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED AT A-X-S-DOT COM OR THE BOX OFFICEAT MECHANICS BANK ARENA.COMING UP ON 23ABC NEWS AT FIVE-- THE IMPEACHMENT

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