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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.

Kern County Public Health launches Know Your Numbers program in Ridgecrest

July 1, 2022 / By

The Kern County Public Health Services Department launched the Know Your Numbers program in Ridgecrest on Thursday at Ridgecrest Salvation Army. 

GBLA to host webinar covering Fair Housing Law Project

June 30, 2022 / By

The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance (GBLA) is launching “Second Saturday,” which features month webinars covering legislation impacting residents.

CAPK, in partnership with Kern County, hosts those experiencing homelessness in Safe Camping site

June 27, 2022 / By

The new Kern County Safe Camping area near the M Street Navigation Center is now hosting clients from vulnerable populations who have been experiencing homelessness.

Joint statement by medical professionals released on Western States support for expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for children 6 months and older

June 20, 2022 / By

Today, California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary, Dr. Mark Ghaly, and Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and State Public Health Officer, Dr.