BY LILY E. HIRSCH
Kern County residents heard from a number of immigrant rights advocates Wednesday at the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance’s second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference at Hodel’s Country Dining.
Health care advocates gathered Tuesday morning in front of Clinica Sierra Vista on Niles Street to celebrate the latest news to the new public charge rule.
Kern County’s Binational Health Week Taskforce kicked off its 15th annual Binational Health Week Friday with the 2019 opening press conference at Mercy Hospital.
The California Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that virtually all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California will end next year, officials say.
Kern County officials announced a possible plan last month that would decrease the homeless population on the streets.
The Department of Homeland Security recently adopted a new “public charge” rule in August that is set to go into effect in just a few weeks.
The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance is holding its second Immigrant Civil Rights Conference next week.
Topics expected to be discussed include immigrant civil rights and the 2020 Census.
After receiving much push back from environmental justice advocates, politicians pulled a bill that would have exempt small refineries from air monitoring and reporting.