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

August 24, 2022 / By

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.

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.