Posts by JaNell Gore:
Peoples Budget Bako, a grassroots coalition that advocates for defunding local law enforcement and reallocating funds to other community resources, is calling for the community to participate in tomorrow’s Bakersfield City council meeting.
In light of recent events and the Black Lives Matter Movement sweeping the nation, Ardath Downey has found herself torn.
“It’s our duty to fight for our freedom. It’s our duty to win. We must love and support one another.
The U.S Census Bureau has begun dropping off 2020 Census questionnaire packets in Kern County.
Census Bureau workers will make a stop at more than 9,000 homes throughout the County, according to the Census Bureau.
Since the death of George Floyd people across the country have been expressing their anger and have been demanding change in law enforcement practices by protesting, looting, and people from all types of backgrounds using their platforms to speak out on the issue.
COMMENTARY: My parents aren’t just essential for my family, they are essential to the entire community; that scares me
It’s common for children to be territorial of their parent’s time and affection. Children often fight for their parents’ attention, but children with parents who are essential workers — nurses, grocery store workers, farmworkers, first responders — can’t do that right now.
Local discus star Alex Collatz-Sellens has been preparing for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials for years.
People across the country are working hard to get young people civically engaged, but one local professor is taking it to the next level this Election Day.
Kern County officials announced a possible plan last month that would decrease the homeless population on the streets.
Featured photo: Heaven Sanders stands with Ester Valdez.
For years, Heaven Sanders lived homeless.
Some nights, the Bakersfield High freshman would stay at a Union Avenue motel with her mother as a parade of seedy strangers visited.