Dana Carrillo

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BCSD and Stay Focused to host free community event to honor MLK and his legacy of service

February 6, 2024 / By
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Saturday, February 10th is planned to be a big day for Kern County in celebration and honor of Dr.

Bakersfield City invites public to bike on new Centennial Corridor

February 6, 2024 / By
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Cycle Centennial is the name of the bike riding event coming up soon on Saturday, February 10.

The United Liberation Front hosts movie night despite KCSO attempt to cancel

January 31, 2024 / By
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The United Liberation Front (ULF) released a statement regarding the attempt Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) made to stop ULF’s latest movie showing of “Gueto 2009,” a Spanish film depicting a Palestinian story, on January 26.

Community summit hosted by the city is held for MLK/Lakeview area

January 18, 2024 / By

The first Martin Luther King Jr. Prosperity Neighborhood Community Summit will be held next week on Tuesday, January 23rd at the MLK Community Center, 1000 S.

KCAS and the city of Bakersfield fight high rates of pet euthanasia

January 16, 2024 / By
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Every two weeks Kern County Animal Services (KCAS) hosts a volunteer-led event named Streets of Bakersfield where shelter pets can be taken out of their kennels and see parts of the town. 

City leaders team work results in 22 million dollar award

December 27, 2023 / By

On Monday, December 18, 2023, The Bakersfield Senior Center (BSC) hosted a news conference to celebrate Bakersfield’s historic award of a 22 million dollar grant that will be shared amongst several organizations including the MLK Community Initiative.

A call for Kern high schools to register for national poetry contest

December 21, 2023 / By
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Registration is now open through January for Kern County high schools who are interested in participating in the Poetry Out Loud (POL) event and competition.

FIV host second Ford City Park renovations meeting

October 12, 2023 / By
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Faith in the Valley (FIV) is inviting the community to participate in a forum about the improvements for Ford City Park in Taft.

October and November bring indigenous awareness and festivities

October 3, 2023 / By
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October and November hold so much excitement, cultural celebrations, awareness campaigns, and traditional holidays. For many native and indigenous families, this is the time to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on October 9.

Empower Summit: uniting communities for criminal justice reform and healing in Kern County

September 27, 2023 / By

Care First Kern (CFK) is hosting a free, two-day community event to cultivate empowerment around criminal justice reform.