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National book tour honoring UFW labor leader Larry Itliong kicks off in Delano next month

January 30, 2019 / By

National book tour “Journey for Justice” The Life of Larry Itliong” is kicking off in Delano next month.

Kern High to hold fourth community forum Wednesday regarding student behavior and school climate

January 28, 2019 / By

The community is invited to attend the fourth Kern High School District Community Forum regarding student behavior and school climate in the district.

Central Valley Immigration Collaborative to hold free consultations with immigration attorneys

January 22, 2019 / By

The Central Valley Immigration Collaborative is holding free consultations with immigration attorneys from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan.

Bill introduced Thursday grants farm workers the right to apply for legal status

January 17, 2019 / By

Representative Zoe Lofgren and Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced Thursday morning the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2019, which, if passed, grants farm workers and their families the right to apply for legal status.

Federal judge orders Trump Administration to remove citizenship question from Census

January 15, 2019 / By

A federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census on Tuesday.

Citrus workers end four-day strike Monday afternoon after Wonderful Company agrees to restore bin rates

January 14, 2019 / By

About 1,800 Wonderful Company farm workers ended their four-day strike over pay cuts Monday afternoon after Wonderful agreed to restore pay cuts amounting to $1 to $2 an hour that were imposed on workers last week, according to the UFW.

Kern celebrates 150th birthday of Gandhi with series of events beginning Sunday with free movie

January 9, 2019 / By

This year marks the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, and Kern County is celebrating all year.

2019 Women’s March organizers host sign making event Friday

January 8, 2019 / By

Are you marching in the 2019 Women’s March? If so, organizers are encouraging marchers to prepare this Friday at a sign making event.

COMMENTARY: Workers gain greater legal rights against discrimination and harassment on the basis of national origin

January 2, 2019 / By

BY PINKY GHUMAN

Have you faced harassment at your work for your accent, appearance or immigration status?

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.