Victoria Rodgers

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Activists urge officials to develop pesticide notification system

June 21, 2021 / By

More than 200 million pounds of pesticides are used in California each year, and with 3 million of those pounds being used within a 7 mile radius of Shafter, pesticides remains at the top of the list of pollutants of greatest concern to Shafter residents.

Kern High School District to discuss upcoming boundary changes

June 15, 2021 / By

With the addition of Del Oro High School to the Kern High School District, redrawing boundary areas for existing high schools becomes a necessity.

Stopping the spread: CA Notify

June 4, 2021 / By

As people continue to get vaccinated against COVID-19, residents still need to take precautions to protect themselves from contracting the virus.

Kern gets special mention in Gov. Newsom’s May budget revision to achieve carbon neutrality

May 24, 2021 / By

On Friday, May 14th, 2021, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a revision to the 2021-2022 budget plan.

The South High Spartans: South High reveals new mascot

May 17, 2021 / By

After 64 years as the South High School Rebels, the Kern High School District announced the school’s new mascot on Friday, May 7th – the South High School Spartans.

Crews to begin construction on Bakersfield College’s Arvin campus in August 2022, officials say

May 8, 2021 / By

After some delays, the Bakersfield College Arvin campus has a new timeline with no expected delays.

Drought conditions worsening across California and in Kern County

May 3, 2021 / By

California is in the midst of its second consecutive dry year, pushing the state to the brink of another drought.

Governor Newsom looks to phase out Oil Extraction in California

May 1, 2021 / By

In a press release that was released last Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom revealed that California will work to end oil extraction as part of nation-leading effort to achieve carbon neutrality.

COVID-19 Vaccines Are Safe, Effective and Vital for Ending the Pandemic

April 27, 2021 / By
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One of the best ways to reduce your risk of getting infected with COVID-19, becoming seriously ill, or dying from infection is to get one of the three COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S.

Owning electric vehicles made easier with Access Clean California

April 19, 2021 / By

In an effort to clean the Californian air, Access Clean California connects residents with programs that make purchasing electric vehicles (EVs) more affordable.