Posts by Dana Carrillo:
Bakersfield Citizens and Council Members are Appointed Into Committees
The City Council’s 2023 appointments and nominations for Bakersfield’s committees started this January. Councilmember Ken Weir and Councilmember Patty Gray were not present and their appointments were not voted on.
Arvin Navigation Center of Flood Ministries Holds Community Outreach Event
Tuesday, Arvin Navigation Center of Flood Ministries and several other local organizations came together to offer free services with food and music.
The Arevalo family’s uses their platform to bring awareness to the deaf community
Estefani and Oscar Arevalo have a small family in Kern County where they work, thrive, and educate the community about what it means to be deaf or hard of hearing.
Beale Memorial Library has free legal assistance every Tuesday night
For about 8 years a group of attorneys, paralegals, language interpreters, private investigators, and nonprofits have been providing free legal guidance every Tuesday evening at the Beale Memorial Library in Bakersfield.
Orlie’s Shoe Drive brings holiday cheer to kids around Kern
With Christmas on the horizon, Orlie’s Shoe Drive team members go into the community, working with local schools to hand out new shoes.
Delano City Council passes motion to further discussions on rent control
On December 5, the Delano City Council had a regular board meeting, covering agenda item number 19 — the discussion and direction of a potential rent control ordinance in the City of Delano.
Apple Core Project Opens Grace Steet Community Garden
Apple Core Project (APC) has officially opened its gates to its newly upgraded community garden on Grace Street, in North East Bakersfield.
Bakersfield Burrito Project serves community Thanksgiving breakfast
This Thanksgiving holiday Bakersfield’s Burrito Project celebrated by passing out hot breakfast burritos with hygiene products, blankets, socks, and other essential items.
Will unemployment rates continue to rise in November despite record job growth?
California saw a historic spike in job creation allowing the governor’s office to report a restorative number of jobs available since the pandemic began.
LGBTQIA+ Initiative and Office of Student Life hold a trans clothing swap at BC
Bakersfield College (BC) held its first official Transgender Clothing Swap for Trans Awareness Week.
The event was hosted by the LGBTQIA+ Initiative and Office of Student Life (OSL).