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Wind Wolves Preserve Nature Festival, March 28, 29

March 26, 2015 / By

Join Wind Wolves Preserve staff and guest activity leaders for a weekend filled with nature-inspired activities and preserve tours!

Free Legal Services for South Kern Residents, April 1

March 26, 2015 / By

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance (GBLA) is excited to announce that for the first time ever is partnering with One Justice to bring a team of 12 law student volunteers from Los Angeles to deliver much needed services for individuals facing issues with medical debt, health insurance, workers compensation, and estate planning.

How Do Arvin Youth Use the Library?

March 26, 2015 / By
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Ed. note: The fall in oil prices is hitting Kern County’s General Fund and The Kern County Board of Supervisors is considering privatizing services to make up for the lost revenues.

Study: Undocumented Immigrants Relying on ‘Luck’ to Stay Healthy

March 25, 2015 / By

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram

BERKELEY, Calif. – Undocumented immigrants’ ability to stay healthy might come down to a matter of luck.

Faith Leader Sees ‘Year of Jubilee’ in Kern

March 24, 2015 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

Photo above: Joey Williams

When it comes to the future of communities in Kern County, Joey Williams is optimistic.

Immigration Actions Remain Postponed, Undocumented Community Hopeful

March 19, 2015 / By

By Daniel Jimenez, photo by Demaris Garcia

Last month, a federal judge in Texas blocked Obama’s executive actions from going into effect.

Uncle Sam Wants DACA Recipients to Avoid Tax Scams

March 12, 2015 / By

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram

Pictured above: DACA recipient Ana Alcantara, 22, was misinformed by her tax preparer and ended up paying an unnecessary penalty.

“Guardian Angel” Provides Low Cost Surgery to Families in Need

March 12, 2015 / By

By Alfredo Camacho

Photo above: Sara Sanchez

Last October, Sara Sanchez found herself being wheeled into an operating room by doctors from the organization Cirugía Sin Fronteras (Surgery Without Borders).

Resident, Youth Summit, March 21

March 12, 2015 / By

Building Healthy Communities, South Kern will be hosting a Resident and Youth Summit on March 21 at Arvin High School.

Diversifying Environmental Movement Key to Tackling Climate Change

March 9, 2015 / By

New America Media, News Report, Seung Lee

Over 200 environmentalists, philanthropists, and journalists convened last week at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco at an event hosted by Green 2.0