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Housing equity group to hold eviction workshop for those facing financial hardships during pandemic

September 21, 2020 / By

The Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability is holding a “Know Your Rights” workshop this week that will cover eviction protections for non-payment of rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Census launches local help line two weeks before deadline to assist residents respond to 2020 Census

September 16, 2020 / By

The Census Bureau has created a local phone number to assist Kern County residents respond to the 2020 Census.

Public Health announces 66 new COVID-19 cases

September 15, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department announced 66 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of cases in Kern to 30,916.

Virtual Rural Pride Summit to focus on the Central Valley

August 28, 2020 / By

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA) are hosting a weeklong virtual Rural Pride Summit based out of the Central Valley.

Kern Community Foundation to hold webinar focused on grants, loans for nonprofits

August 27, 2020 / By

The Kern Community Foundation is launching a Nonprofit Strengthening Webinar Training Series called “Growing Resiliency” to help sustain nonprofit organizations through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Health officials confirm 11 more COVID-19 deaths, 286 cases in Kern

August 25, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday 11 more COVID-19 deaths in Kern, bringing the total to 251.

Health officials confirm 94 COVID-19 cases

August 24, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday 94 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County, bringing the total number of cases to 28,234.

Tips to reducing exposure to smoke from fires

August 21, 2020 / By

Massive wildfires are sweeping across northern California, creating smoke-filled skies and poor air quality across the state.

Employees at Bakersfield Census office test positive for COVID-19; officials say safest way to respond to Census is online

August 20, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Bakersfield Area Census Office previously closed due to employees testing positive for COVID-19, confirmed Angelica Vásquez, the media communications specialist for the Los Angeles Regional Census Center.

Kern County approves $1 million grant for non-profits affected by COVID-19

August 20, 2020 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday a $1 million grant for non-profit organizations in Kern County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.