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Advocates gathered in front of the Mesa Verde Detention Facility Friday, protesting the detainment of Bakersfield College student Jose Bello.
Youth from across California gathered at Bakersfield College last week for Kern’s first Voto Latino Power Summit — a conference for emerging leaders to receive inspiration from groundbreakers across media, tech and advocacy to discuss issues impacting their community.
The number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.
Féi Hernandez, a poet and teacher, drove all the way from Inglewood to attend Bakersfield’s LGBTQ Youth Summit this month at Cal State Bakersfield.
Mesa Verde to remain open for at least one more year; advocates raise money to pay bonds of those detained
The Mesa Verde ICE Detention Center is going to remain open for at least another year, according to a contract between the GEO Inc., the contractor for Mesa Verde and the Department of Homeland Security.
Kern County held its first TRUTH Act forum Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss the involvement between the Kern County Sheriff Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Third-grade teacher Laura Afifi likes her students to be stress free. She knows she can’t control tensions at home, but one stress factor she can control is the amount of homework assigned to her students.