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COMMENTARY: I am calling on Kern school districts to implement the Dolores Huerta Day Resolution to inspire our students

April 14, 2021 / By


For the past several years, I have worked towards my career goal of becoming a human rights lawyer.

Local youth spearhead renovation project for Sunset Middle School

April 12, 2021 / By

Transitional Youth Mobilizing for Change (TYM4Change) invites the public to join in the journey of renovating the playground at Sunset Middle School in Weedpatch.  

Dream Center set to re-open mid-April

April 6, 2021 / By

The Kern County Network for Child’s Dream Center, a one-stop resource center for current and former foster youth and unaccompanied youth, is set to open at full capacity with its full menu of services beginning Monday, April 12 at 8 a.m.

Kern residents 16 and older now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

April 5, 2021 / By

Effective immediately, all individuals 16 years old and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Kern County, Kern County Public Health announced Monday morning. 

COVID-19 vaccine clinic to take place in South East Bakersfield

April 5, 2021 / By

Adventist Health, Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, MLKcommUNITY Initiative, and The People’s Baptist Church Bakersfield are partnering to provide free vaccines to the community this upcoming weekend.

All but 6 zip codes in Kern fall in new state eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine

March 29, 2021 / By

Governor Newsom announced anyone living in Quartile 1 or 2 of the Healthy Places Index could receive a COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of age or occupation, at the provider’s discretion.

All KHSD students will be allowed back on campus by the end of April

March 26, 2021 / By

The Kern High School District has begun implementing its Phased Reopening of In-Person Instruction Plan on March 15, 2021 with the return of some of the district’s most vulnerable, at-risk and high-need students.

Kern County moves to Red Tier on State’s COVID-19 Framework

March 23, 2021 / By

The State announced Tuesday that Kern County has moved from the Purple Tier (Tier 1) to the less restrictive Red Tier (Tier 2) of the State’s COVID-19 blueprint, effective Wednesday.

FEMA to provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses

March 23, 2021 / By

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan.

Coalición vacuna a 800 trabajadores agrícolas en Lamont, Bakersfield durante el fin de semana

March 22, 2021 / By


En un esfuerzo conjunto para vacunar a los trabajadores agrícolas, la Coalición Unidos Contra el COVID-19 organizó una Clínica de Vacunación en el condado de Kern durante el fin de semana.