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Assemblymember Salas secures $10 million investment for cancer treatment center expansion

September 28, 2022 / By
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Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented Adventist Health with a ceremonial check for $10 million to expand the AIS Cancer Center in Bakersfield on Tuesday.

A medida que crecen los incendios forestales, también crece la crisis de vivienda y personas sin hogar de California. Aquí hay algunas soluciones

August 24, 2022 / By
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Por Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Esta historia fue producida como parte de una colaboración con el Centro para la Integridad Pública, Investigaciones de Periodismo de Columbia, Investigaciones Tipo y el Informe de Salud de California.

As Wildfires Grow, So Does California’s Housing and Homelessness Crisis. Here Are Some Solutions

August 24, 2022 / By
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By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

This story was produced as part of a collaboration with the Center for Public IntegrityColumbia Journalism InvestigationsType Investigations and the California Health Report.

Upcoming Back To School events to look forward to in Bakersfield

August 2, 2022 / By

Over the next couple weeks, Bakersfield will be home to multiple community Back To School events that will provide resources to those that attend.

New California law attempts to hold gun makers liable

July 13, 2022 / By

As a way to further hold the gun industry accountable, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday allowing the state, local governments and Californians to sue gun makers.

Kern County Public Health announces first ‘probable’ case of Monkeypox in Kern

July 13, 2022 / By

The first probable case of monkeypox has been identified in a Kern County resident, according to Kern Public Health.

California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s 2023 Research and Alliance Grants Programs Open Soon

July 8, 2022 / By

As part of the state’s goal of transitioning to system-wide adoption of safer, more sustainable pest management practices, the Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) Grants Programs have enhanced funding available to support projects that advance Integrated Pest Management (IPM) research, knowledge, tools, outreach, and implementation. 

Kern Public Health expands Certified Healthy Restaurant Initiative

July 7, 2022 / By

Kern County Public Health has expanded its healthy restaurant initiative “Certified Healthy,” which empowers residents to choose restaurants in their area that offer healthier food options.

Governor Newsom takes action to restrict ghost guns, protect Californians from gun violence

July 1, 2022 / By

Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed legislation to take on the gun industry and get more guns off California streets.

Kern County celebrates Purple Ribbon Month to protect children

July 1, 2022 / By

On Tuesday, the Kern County Board of Supervisors proclaimed July as Purple Ribbon Month in Kern County, in honor of Kaitlyn’s Law.