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The California Endowment seeks input from partners for future work

November 16, 2018 / By

The California Endowment is seeking input from its partners on how funds should be allocated over the next few years.

ROUNDUP: Kern County election results

November 7, 2018 / By

Here are the unofficial Kern County election results as of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

21st Congressional District 

Incumbent David Valadao defeated Democratic challenger TJ Cox.

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES: First-time voter wants to make a difference with his vote

November 6, 2018 / By

Adan Cruz, a 21-year-old Bakersfield College student, voted for the first time today, Election Day 2018.

Clothing Swap supports local transgender community

November 6, 2018 / By

The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity and the California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. are hosting a free Transgender Clothing Swap and Informational Session this weekend to support the local transgender community.

COMMENTARY: It’s time to start remembering the forgotten heroes of the Grape Strike

November 2, 2018 / By


Clusters of grapes on vines grow for miles and miles in Delano, and within those vines lie the untold stories of the infamous Grape Strike of 1965.

Links for Life offers free breast screenings this weekend in Arvin

October 31, 2018 / By

Do you or someone you know need a screening mammogram? If you are without insurance and need a screening mammogram, join Links for Life at the first ever Health & Resource Fair, hosted at Bear Mountain Elementary School in Arvin.

Learn about public health careers at BC Public Health Science Program’s information fair

October 31, 2018 / By

Bakersfield College’s Public Health Science Program is hosting an information fair next week for students interested in degrees and careers in public health.

Celebrate ‘life, love and death’ this weekend at the 10th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival

October 30, 2018 / By

You won’t want to miss this weekend’s 10th annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival, a celebration of “life, love and death.”

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a popular Mexican tradition where friends and families honor deceased loved ones while paying tribute to them in the form of special gatherings and altar displays. 

Bakersfield Police Department hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back event Saturday

October 26, 2018 / By

The Bakersfield Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a National Prescription Drug Take Back event to prevent prescription medication abuse and theft by allowing the public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By


For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.