Dana Carrillo

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Free resources for BC and CSUB students

July 27, 2023 / By
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California State University (CSUB) of Bakersfield and Bakersfield College (BC) are two of the more well-known higher education institutions that offer Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees plus support for transferring students.

Independent Living Center of Kern County hosts annual ADA Conference

July 21, 2023 / By
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On July 26th this year, there will be a conference hosted by the Independent Living Center of Kern County in honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law on that same day back in 1990. 

District 5 and Kern-Kaweah Sierra Club Chapter host a Take a Look Tour to show officials that action is needed

July 17, 2023 / By

On July 10 the Take a Look Tour took place highlighting the current disrepair county parks are in.

The Arts Council of Kern with the help of a local artist has made a survey asking for community input

July 7, 2023 / By
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Wednesday, June 21st, was the Arts Council of Kern’s (ACK) press conference in front of the Kern County Museum to announce the start of their new Intersections project.

Sol on the Street: What are your favorite restaurants?

July 7, 2023 / By
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Kern Sol asked city leaders, entrepreneurs, and various residents what their favorite restaurants and health and wellness spots were.

CSUB honors Juneteenth with a panel of local leaders

June 28, 2023 / By
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Juneteenth is a historical federal holiday that honors the first June 19th in 1865 when Texas was forced by Union troops to free all enslaved people.

Dom Joseph speaks about Pride, Queer representation, and being nonbinary

June 27, 2023 / By

This June, Kern County witnessed a variety of Pride festivities that celebrated and honored the LGBTQ+ experience.

Bakersfield community wants to stay involved in decision-making as the city switches to renewable energy

June 15, 2023 / By
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The Kern Coalition and the organizations that comprise the group hosted another meeting in the educational series for all Energy: The Time Is Now.

Community unites to create colorful mural on historic Woolworth Building

June 2, 2023 / By

This Memorial Day weekend the Kern community celebrated the culmination of a community effort to plan and paint a mural on the sides of Bakersfield’s historic Woolworth building. 

CSUB students make efforts to protect kit fox populations on campus

May 17, 2023 / By
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California State University of Bakersfield (CSUB) is home to the endangered kit fox species and the San Joaquin Kit Fox Society.