Posts by Erica Murillo:
Kern County is one of the top pesticide users in the state. Shafter and Arvin are working with AB 617 and the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) to enforce pesticide monitoring and notification systems to protect their community members and agriculture workers from the use of pesticides.
Last month, Arvin was reported to have the cleanest water in Arvin history.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) announced that Arvin is now in compliance with arsenic drinking water standards.
The Arvin City Council is down to four City Manager finalists.
The top candidates are Peter Cosentini from Huntington Beach, California, Jeff Jones, current Financial Director and Interim City Manager, Ricardo Noguera from Cape Coral, Florida, and Donovan Olsen from Ames, Iowa.
Arvin’s air monitoring has been a primary goal of Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617), a community air protection program to help the most severely impacted communities with air pollution.
Save A Life Today (SALT) is a nonprofit organization in Kern County that helps raise funds for suicide prevention and to assist those bereaved by suicide.
For the second time in California history, a recall attempt against the Governor of California qualified for the ballot.
Because of its antiquated state, Arvin Police Chief Eddie Brock and the city staff requested a proposal for the construction of a new police facility.
Arvin wants to take action to repair the wastewater treatment plant and the ordinance regulating the use of sewers.
The Arvin City Council has decided to fund DiGiorgio Park to create more activities for the children — a project that was postponed due to the pandemic.
The Arvin City Council unanimously approved last week the development of a cannabis manufacturing facility.
The council approved the development agreement between the City of Arvin, FSBT Holdings, and Jam Realty Holdings, the owner of the property, for the development of a commercial cannabis operation, located on South Derby Street.