Dana Carrillo

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Wind Wolves Preserve to host 8th annual Spring Nature Festival

March 17, 2023 / By
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Wind Wolves Preserve hosting its 8th annual Spring Nature Festival this weekend, March 18-19th at 10 a.m.

CERF planning continues with Phase 1, calls for community involvement

March 14, 2023 / By

Every day throughout the third week of March there will be Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) meetings hosted by the Kern Coalition — these meetings encourage and facilitate community engagement around planning projects and budgets for quality jobs. 

BETA Negotiates Higher Pay for BCSD Teachers

March 7, 2023 / By

Educators showed up in red to support Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association (BETA) during February’s Bakersfield City School District’s (BCSD) Board Meeting.

Taft community members come together asking for Ford City Park park renovations

February 28, 2023 / By
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Community members of Taft and Faith in the Valley hosted a town hall to begin the process of renovating Ford City Park.

BCSD teachers find ways to prioritize the mental health of students through CASEL

February 24, 2023 / By
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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) was created in 1994 as a response to a better approach to teaching the “whole child,” as Dr.

Dr. Eddie R. Cole speaks at Bakersfield College

February 15, 2023 / By
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Dr. Eddie R. Cole is an Associate Professor of Higher Education and Organizational Change at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the author of the critically acclaimed book The Campus Color Line: College Presidents and the Struggle for Black Freedom.

Students speak at KHSD meeting in support of non-binary teacher who is receiving hate

February 9, 2023 / By
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Olive Garrison is a Bakersfield history teacher who, according to students who attended Monday’s Kern High School District (KHSD) Board of Trustees meeting, has been receiving death threats after an interview with The New York Times was published.

Low to moderate income earners can file their taxes for free with United Way of Kern County VITA Program

February 6, 2023 / By
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United Way of Kern County (UWKC) and their free tax service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are now accepting appointments for tax filing.

Bakersfield Citizens and Council Members are Appointed Into Committees

January 27, 2023 / By
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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

January 27, 2023 / By
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Tuesday, Arvin Navigation Center of Flood Ministries and several other local organizations came together to offer free services with food and music.