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Bakersfield College to celebrate Dolores Huerta Day with book talk and panel discussion

April 9, 2019 / By

Bakersfield College is celebrating Dolores Huerta Day with a book talk with Stacey Sowards, the author of “Si, Ella Puede,” a story on the rhetorical legacy of Dolores Huerta and the United Farm Workers.

Community to celebrate completion of indoor soccer field in Southeast Bakersfield

April 8, 2019 / By

The Greenfield Walking Group and Building Healthy Communities are hosting a community celebration to honor the youth who advocated for an indoor soccer field in Rexland Acres Park.

Nipsey Hussle the Great

April 8, 2019 / By


Publisher/Editor, Observer Group Newspapers of Southern Ca. Inc.

I spent the last 10 years watching Nipsey grow, not just through his music but through the relationships that were built as a result of our weekly local newspaper delivery, in and around South Central Los Angeles.

UFW Foundation to host citizenship workshop

April 3, 2019 / By

The UFW Foundation is hosting a free citizenship workshop Saturday.

Those interested in attending should bring a green card, a driver’s license, a social security card, green sheets, a passport to services or most recent tax return.

Community to come together for annual Nagar Kirtan Parade

March 28, 2019 / By

The public is invited to attend the annual Bakersfield Nagar Kirtan Parade Sunday.

The annual event commemorates the creation of the Khalsa,  the Sikh community.

City staffers pitch plans to use Measure N funds to sales tax oversight committee

March 28, 2019 / By


Addressing homelessness, building sports fields and parks, and reinvesting in a long-range community redevelopment plan were just a few of the suggestions a group of city staffers pitched Monday to Bakersfield’s sales tax oversight committee.

Lack of diversity on Measure N Oversight Committee could strip Bakersfield of a real investment

March 25, 2019 / By


I hear a lot of talk about how communities of color and disadvantaged neighborhoods don’t receive enough investment.

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to block death penalty was four decades in the making

March 22, 2019 / By

By Malcolm Marshall from Richmond Pulse | Photo via EMS

In what is being hailed as a bold, if controversial, move, Gov.

Director of ‘Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno’ to visit Bakersfield College for film screening and discussion

March 20, 2019 / By

Bakersfield College is showing “Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno,” a documentary film of Maria Moreno’s struggle to organize California’s migrant farm workers while raising 12 children.

Community to cultivate to serve farm workers on Migrant Farm Worker Community Appreciation Day

March 20, 2019 / By

Los Angeles-based non-profit is looking for volunteers and donations to help recognize and serve farm workers on the 4th annual Lets.