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California Health Report: This Central Valley Town Has a Carcinogen in its Water. Why Are Solutions So Slow?

December 20, 2021 / By

By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Una traducción al español de esta historia está disponible aquí.

On the dusty outskirts of Bakersfield, Rosa Perez and her family are living without a basic housing amenity — clean water.

California Health Report: Esta ciudad del Valle Central tiene un carcinógeno en su agua. ¿Por qué las soluciones son tan lentas?

December 20, 2021 / By

Por Claudia Boyd-Barrett

En las polvorientas afueras de Bakersfield, Rosa Pérez y su familia viven sin un servicio básico de vivienda: agua potable.

State finds County of Kern out of compliance in County’s housing element

December 15, 2021 / By

The State Department of Housing and Community Development has notified the County of Kern it is out of compliance in the County’s housing element.

BC to waive all parking fees for students during spring semester

December 14, 2021 / By

On December 14, Bakersfield College announced that it will be waiving all parking fees for students, but parking permits will still be required.

CDPH updates mask guidance, requires masking in all indoor public settings

December 14, 2021 / By

As COVID-19 case rates have risen 47 percent since Thanksgiving, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will require universal masking for the next four weeks to increase protection to individuals, families, and communities during the holidays.

Arvin COVID-19 test site relocates to Lamont Library

November 27, 2021 / By

The state run OptumServe COVID-19 test site currently operating at the Arvin Public Health Building, 204 S.

All adults are now eligible for COVID-19 booster shots

November 23, 2021 / By

Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorization for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved Moderna and Pfizer’s booster shots for all adults who are fully vaccinated.

Kern County is one of 18 communities to benefit from State broadband project to help bridge digital divide

November 18, 2021 / By

Kern County is one of 18 locations that Governor Gavin Newson has committed to bridging the digital divide.

Boys & Girls Club to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics for children this week

November 15, 2021 / By

With COVID-19 vaccines now available for children five years old and up, the Boys & Girls Club of Kern County is working with collaborative healthcare partners to create accessible and family friendly Boys & Girls Club locations for youth vaccination clinics.

Kern County Board of Supervisors to consider two final redistricting draft maps for adoption

November 11, 2021 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors is nearing the end of the redistricting process, and will consider two final draft maps for adoption at a redistricting public hearing on Tuesday.