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Health officials confirm 114 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths, 4 more hospitalizations

June 12, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced Friday 114 new COVID-19 cases — one of the largest number of cases Kern has seen in one day.

Health officials confirm 76 new COVID-19 cases

June 9, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday morning 76 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County.

Health officials confirm 74 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more COVID-19 related deaths

June 8, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday morning 74 new COVID-19 cases and two more COVID-19 related deaths.

Counter-protesters throw smoke bombs into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters, officials say

June 8, 2020 / By

Tensions began to rise at a protest Friday in Northwest Bakersfield when counter-protesters threw smoke bombs into the crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.

Dolores Huerta Foundation receives $195,000 donation for COVID-19 relief program

June 5, 2020 / By

The Ravi and Naina Patel Foundation donated $195,000 to the Dolores Huerta Foundation’s Vecinos Emergency Relief Program.

KHSD holds meal distributions during summer months

June 2, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District announced it will be providing free summer meals to children ages 2 to 18 beginning on Monday, June 1, 2020, through Thursday, July 9, 2020.

Public health confirms one new COVID-19 related death, totaling to 39

June 2, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday morning one new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 39 in Kern County.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tensions rise at Bakersfield’s George Floyd protest after driver hits woman

June 1, 2020 / By
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PHOTOS BY HENRY A. BARRIOS

At Friday’s George Floyd protest in Bakersfield, a man driving a car drove through the crowd and hit a woman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters chant ‘I can’t breath’ at George Floyd protest in Bakersfield

June 1, 2020 / By
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BY HENRY A. BARRIOS

Photojournalist Henry A. Barrios captured the hundreds of people protesting the death of George Floyd Friday, May 29, 2020, in front of the Bakersfield Police Department in downtown Bakersfield.

Dolores Huerta celebrates 90th birthday with celebrities on digital fundraiser for those affected by pandemic

May 29, 2020 / By

In celebration of the iconic American labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta’s 90th birthday, the Dolores Huerta Foundation is bringing celebrities, elected officials and activists together for a celebration to raise money to help politically disempowered, low-income, immigrant, and farmworker groups that are being disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.