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Kern County Community Reading Project seeking volunteers

December 19, 2018 / By

The Kern County Superintendent of Schools office is looking for volunteers for the annual Kern County Community Reading Project, which recruits and trains community members to become reading coaches for local second grade students.

Kern County Homeless Youth Committee asks for sleeping bag donations

December 5, 2018 / By

The Kern County Homeless Youth Committee is asking for donations for the Homeless Youth Sleeping Bag Drive.

Q&A: Common inspires students in Kern to keep advocating for a better community

November 30, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common visited Bakersfield in October for a youth town hall.

‘Tune In & Tune Up’ at free emissions testing event this weekend

November 28, 2018 / By

Valley Clean Air Now is offering free emissions testing for San Joaquin Valley residents this weekend at its Tune In & Tune Up event.

Bakersfield College to host informational session on Occupational Safety and Risk Management program

November 27, 2018 / By

Bakersfield College Occupational Safety and Risk Management Program is hosting an informational session on degree options and careers in occupational safety and risk management on Wednesday.

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.