TAfter waiting a long four hours of comments from GEO Group, McFarland residents opposing the expansion of GEO cheered Tuesday in celebration when the McFarland Planning Commission voted 2-2, rejecting the motion to allow GEO to turn two prisons into immigrant detention centers.
As mail-in ballots were sent out earlier this month, Californians who are registered with a preferred party will cast their vote on Proposition 13, the only proposition on the ballot by March 3, 2020.
Hundreds are expected to oppose GEO’S request to expand immigration detention capabilities at McFarland’s second Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday.
For the first time, people will be able to respond to the 2020 Census anytime and anywhere from any device, because it will be available online.
Though the Kern High School District asserts that the rates of suspensions and expulsions have decreased, local activists and parents of KHSD students took to the streets to show their continued discomfort with the district’s disciplinary policies.
BY JOURDAN BENNETT-BEGAYE
The first enumeration of the 2020 Census starts this week in Toksook Bay, Alaska, a remote Yup’ik village on the coast of the Bering Sea.
The United States Census Bureau will be sending out invitations across the country to participate in the 2020 Census between March 12 and March 20.
A local law office is calling for the Kern County District Attorney’s office to investigate a Kern County supervisor in an alleged attempt to remove a candidate’s name from the ballot.