Posts by Victoria Rodgers:
With efforts to provide complete streets, safety, and mobility improvements along Niles Street and Monterey Street, the City of Bakersfield will be holding a community meeting in order to gather input on their Niles and Monterey Complete Streets Project (NiMo).
Miocar, a carsharing service that was first introduced in Kern County in 2019, will be making its way back into the Kern County area after being disbanded due to issues.
On Wednesday, the James B. McClatchy Foundation (JBMF) announced that they’ve set a goal to invest all their resources into the Central Valley of California by 2030 with their Sunrise Plan, which will create a lasting impact by seeing ideas and cultivating an environment to support all Central Valley communities.
Bullying is an issue that can affect everyone involved and is linked to a multitude of negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use, and suicide.
On October 13, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 33 (AB 33) — a bill to create a statewide Fentanyl Addiction and Overdose Prevention Task Force — into law.
California secures billions in funding for clean hydrogen projects, boosting jobs and reducing carbon emissions
Today, the office of Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will receive up to $1.2 billion from the United States Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of clean renewable hydrogen, which will be critical to cutting pollution and expanding the clean energy economy statewide.
Despite being regarded as frontline workers, California farmworkers are significantly less likely to have health insurance coverage than the general population as they’re ineligible for most of the State’s safety-net services.
On October 3, a community meeting was held to discuss the implementation of a new African-American Veteran’s Memorial since the previous one located at the edge of the Martin Luther King Jr.
On Wednesday, September 27, anyone who donates six canned or non-perishable food items to the Feed the Need Food Drive will receive free admission to the Kern County Fair.
Next Thursday, September 28, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. the Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) will debut four new exhibits for Fall 2023 during its opening reception.