Edith Mata

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Immigrant rights advocates gather for vigil for detainee who died in Mesa Verde, demand investigation of private immigration facilities

May 22, 2020 / By
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Community members from across the Central Valley gathered for a vigil outside Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to honor Choung Woong Ahn, a 74-year-old man who died in ICE Custody at the Mesa Verde Sunday. 

UFW Foundation food distributions help farm working families during pandemic

May 18, 2020 / By

More than 4,000 prepared meals were distributed to farmworker families in Delano during the COVID-19 pandemic at the Forty Acres a few weeks ago.

Give Big Kern celebrates local non-profit organizations

May 4, 2020 / By

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and is a big day for many non-profit organizations in Kern County.

Sol on the Street: Bakersfield College students adapt to virtual studies, respond to Census online

April 14, 2020 / By
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Loss of privacy, constant noise, and late nights – just a few of the daily distractions of life experienced during a pandemic for students finding ways to adjust to the ‘new normal.’We