Celeste Ramos

Posts by Celeste Ramos:

U.S. Surgeon General says Kern is ‘over the hump’ of the COVID-19 pandemic, anticipates a vaccine by end of year

September 16, 2020 / By

Kern County and the United States as a whole is beginning to see a decrease in COVID-19 cases and deaths, the U.S

Organization to offer series of business classes to immigrants in the Central Valley

September 15, 2020 / By

The Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC) continues their venture in community outreach and education during COVID-19.

More than half of Mesa Verde detainees test positive for COVID-19

August 24, 2020 / By

In the Zepeda Rivas, et al. V. Jennings, et al. case, evidence showed that GeoGroup (GEO) did not intend or adhere to testing detainees and staff at the Mesa Verde ICE processing facility. 

Skilled nursing facilities continue to see spikes in COVID-19 cases, according to the state

August 10, 2020 / By

Nearly all of Kern’s skilled nursing facilities have reported COVID-19 cases among residents and health care workers, according to the California Department of Public Health.

Number of homeless youth expected to rise as pandemic continues

August 1, 2020 / By

The number of homeless students in Kern is expected to increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools.

Have face coverings in Kern become a thing of the past? Health experts say masks can help flatten the curve

July 8, 2020 / By

Delia Ramos works as a rehabilitation aide/tech in Fresno County. She works eight-hour shifts and wear personal protective equipment the entire time.

Students weigh in on elected official’s response to defund police

July 8, 2020 / By

The idea to defund the police has spread across the nation after the death of George Floyd, and many elected officials have weighed in on the idea. 

Bakersfield College professors discuss the transition to online learning, how they plan to help students

June 26, 2020 / By

As Bakersfield College continues with both online and in-person classes this Fall, students are wondering what to expect when attending college during a pandemic. 

Youth struggle to find jobs during pandemic due to lack of experience

June 16, 2020 / By

Ralene Oros was told in March her job as a cashier at a yogurt shop would only temporarily be cut during the pandemic, but three and a half months later, she remains jobless and unsure when she will have a steady income again.