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In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.
Next month, local advocacy groups and the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will reveal data about the local immigrant community at Kern County’s first TRUTH Act Forum.
For the first time in two decades, two women will serve as Kern High School District trustees, helping to steer the direction of the one of the state’s largest districts.
The Delano Police Department is collecting winter clothing to donate to local children in need.
“Not all of our children within our community are fortunate enough to have a new coat this winter,” the department wrote on Facebook.
Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common told local students they have the power to make a difference by voting.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California celebrated the opening day of the new Kern County office Thursday morning with a press conference in front of the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield.
Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.
Latinas unite to provide ‘space for women to come together and support each other’ at Bakersfield College
A ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon opened the first meeting of Bakersfield College’s newest campus club — Latinas Unidas.
Two students were arrested Friday after a Bakersfield High student was stabbed on campus the day before.
‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County
When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.