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Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn.
The Bakersfield City Council adopted the staff proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year at the Wednesday City Council meeting.
NaTesha Johnson is a wife, mother, business owner, and avid community leader with a passion for change.
Based on community input, the Bakersfield Police Department Community Collaborative recommended to the Bakersfield City Council the department focus on officer training and education; communication and community outreach; use of force policy and oversight; and building trust and legitimacy among the community.
People’s Budget Bakersfield called to divest from the Bakersfield Police Department at a press conference Wednesday evening before the Bakersfield City Council meeting.
In March of 2020, many teenagers were taken out of their norm and forced to cut off the majority of their in-person socialization, and after a year of isolation, they are in the process of getting back to normalcy of interacting with friends and family.
Kern County officials announced the drive thru vaccination clinic at the Kern County Fairgrounds is set to open Wednesday.
Local nurse Jennifer Moore decided to become vaccinated to not only protect herself, but to protect her family, friends and patients she cares for.
The Bakersfield Police Department-Community Collaborative (BPD-CC) was set to present its recommendations for the Bakersfield Police Department before the city council at Wednesday’s meeting; however it was taken off agenda just hours before the meeting.
Editor’s Note: To celebrate Black History Month, Kern Sol News is highlighting notable Black leaders in Kern County who are working to create positive change in their community.