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Federal judge orders Trump Administration to remove citizenship question from Census

January 15, 2019 / By

A federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census on Tuesday.

Citrus workers end four-day strike Monday afternoon after Wonderful Company agrees to restore bin rates

January 14, 2019 / By

About 1,800 Wonderful Company farm workers ended their four-day strike over pay cuts Monday afternoon after Wonderful agreed to restore pay cuts amounting to $1 to $2 an hour that were imposed on workers last week, according to the UFW.

Kern celebrates 150th birthday of Gandhi with series of events beginning Sunday with free movie

January 9, 2019 / By

This year marks the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, and Kern County is celebrating all year.

2019 Women’s March organizers host sign making event Friday

January 8, 2019 / By

Are you marching in the 2019 Women’s March? If so, organizers are encouraging marchers to prepare this Friday at a sign making event.

COMMENTARY: Workers gain greater legal rights against discrimination and harassment on the basis of national origin

January 2, 2019 / By


Have you faced harassment at your work for your accent, appearance or immigration status?

Kern County Community Reading Project seeking volunteers

December 19, 2018 / By

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office is looking for volunteers for the annual Kern County Community Reading Project, which recruits and trains community members to become reading coaches for local second grade students.

Kern County Homeless Youth Committee asks for sleeping bag donations

December 5, 2018 / By

The Kern County Homeless Youth Committee is asking for donations for the Homeless Youth Sleeping Bag Drive.

Q&A: Common inspires students in Kern to keep advocating for a better community

November 30, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common visited Bakersfield in October for a youth town hall.

‘Tune In & Tune Up’ at free emissions testing event this weekend

November 28, 2018 / By

Valley Clean Air Now is offering free emissions testing for San Joaquin Valley residents this weekend at its Tune In & Tune Up event.

Bakersfield College to host informational session on Occupational Safety and Risk Management program

November 27, 2018 / By

Bakersfield College Occupational Safety and Risk Management Program is hosting an informational session on degree options and careers in occupational safety and risk management on Wednesday.