Posts by Essence Vasquez:
Health concerns rise as air quality worsens in the Central Valley
Smoke from the Northern California wildfires and the French Fire in Lake Isabella have increased air quality concerns throughout the Central Valley, including Kern County.
Mental health specialist to be placed in 9-1-1 dispatch center
The Bakersfield City Council members voted to approve placing a mental health clinician in the 9-1-1 dispatch center on August 4.
Kern County residents speak up against ongoing illegal fireworks
Despite being well past the Fourth of July, illegal fireworks have continued to be a pressing issue throughout Kern County.