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Crowd gathers to protest rumored expansion of Mesa Verde Detention Facility

October 3, 2018 / By
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By Alejandra Alberto

“La gente unida, jamás será vencida,” — the united people will never be defeated — shouted a crowd gathered at Mesa Verde Detention Facility Thursday night to protest against rumors to expand the center.

Academy Award-winning actor Common coming to Bakersfield for youth town hall

October 3, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common is heading to Bakersfield next week to inspire Kern County youth to be socially active by using their voices to advocate for healthy and inclusive communities.

It’s time we start acting responsibly when it comes to our allergies

October 2, 2018 / By

By Adeyinka Glover

I’m often asked, “What are you allergic to?”

I always respond, “Everything.”

When this topic is brought up, I try to change the subject.

GBLA to host free Civil Rights and Immigrants Conference

September 28, 2018 / By
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The Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance will host a free Civil Rights and Immigrants Conference to address the current policies and issues immigrants in Kern County face.

Dignity Health to offer free drive-thru flu vaccine clinics

September 27, 2018 / By
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Beginning next week, Dignity Health will offer free drive-thru flu vaccine clinics. The free clinics are for those 18 years or older.

Expert witness in recent Kern redistricting case to speak about the importance of voting

September 27, 2018 / By
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Cal State Bakersfield’s campus historian Albert Camarillo will speak next month about voting rights and his role as an expert witness in the recent Luna V.

District 4 Kern County supervisor candidates to debate next month at CSUB

September 26, 2018 / By
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Just weeks before election day, the District 4 Kern County Supervisor candidates will participate in a student centered debate next month that will give voters a better idea of what their vision is for Kern County.

Register to vote today, on National Voter Registration Day

September 25, 2018 / By
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If you used the Google browser Tuesday, you may have noticed a bit more red, white and blue.

Kern County youth speaks up about which cultures they identify with

September 25, 2018 / By

Cultures help define the identities of regions, neighborhoods and people, and there’s no shortage of them throughout Kern County.

In Greenfield, advocating for a small piece of sidewalk makes a big difference

September 24, 2018 / By

By Barbara Perez

Ever since I could remember, I always believed that the 30-foot-long missing piece of sidewalk on Monitor Street near Ollivier Middle School would forever remain a patch of dirt.