Posts by Lizette Chavez:
Hundreds protest, counter-protest expansion of immigration detention at McFarland Planning Commission meeting
Hundreds of people gathered outside the McFarland Veteran Memorial Hall last Tuesday to attend the City Planning Commission meeting, where people were set to discuss the possibility of expanding city permits to its immigrant detention capabilities.
Featured photo: Dolores Huerta, center, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union leads the third annual Women’s March of Kern County Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Bakersfield, California.
Kern County officials announced a possible plan last month that would decrease the homeless population on the streets.
State Senator Melissa Hurtado sends message to young women at swearing in ceremony on International Women’s Day
California Senator Melissa Hurtado was sworn into office Friday — International Women’s Day— in South High’s auditorium in front of politicians, community members, students and teachers.
More than 3,500 people marched the streets of downtown Bakersfield Saturday for Kern County’s third annual Women’s March at Mill Creek Park.
Sol on the street: Bakersfield College students weigh in on McCarthy’s bill to build the border wall
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.