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Bakersfield City School District cuts summer school; funds allocated to the program to pay for rise in costs of school services
Children living in the Bakersfield City School District will not be attending summer school this year after district officials cut the program to save money — a decision that is being criticized by education advocates.
Lamont man celebrates 110th birthday; he credits his longevity to prayer, a healthy diet and minimal stress
Last Thursday, Modesto Lopez Bautizta began his day by giving thanks to God for living another day — just as he does every day.
Education advocacy group holds forum to provide an update on KHSD’s suspensions, expulsions and school climate
The Kern Education Justice Collaborative invites the public to attend a community forum to learn about the Kern High School District’s policies and practices.
Advocates encourage public to participate in LCAP hearings to make school more inclusive for students
For the first three years of high school, Chyna Patz didn’t feel safe at school. She was bullied for the way she looked, the way she dressed and her sexual orientation.
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.