Why are we rioting?
Why are we turning to violence?
How DARE we fight fire with fire?
We are rebelling.
We are taking over the violence.
Since the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matters Movement has erupted across Kern County and has had a large impact on the young adults in our community.
After a year-long effort, the City of Delano has approved a proclamation that declares June 2020 Pride Month.
The proclamation, which was approved June 15, stresses the importance of youth to feel “valued, safe and empowered,” no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and calls for the community to recognize the LGBTQ+ community as a vital part of Delano; to accept all residents; and to prevent harassment based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.
The Bakersfield City Council voted at Wednesday’s meeting to adopt a budget that many say allocates too much money to the Bakersfield Police Department.
Local media personality Danny Morrison spoke on Facebook Live last week with Bakersfield Police Chief Greg Terry and Assistant Police Chief Joe Mullins about the death of Robert Forbes and George Floyd.
In the midst of a pandemic, people are left wondering how they can celebrate Pride Month.