Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn.
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.
The McFarland community has had difficulty trusting the local police department; however, the new Chief of Police has plans to change that.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that the Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to utilize Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) funding to provide voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program, further supporting schools in underserved communities to reopen for in-person instruction.
The COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Kern County Fairgrounds is accepting appointments for this week.
Although administering COOVID-19 vaccinations appears to be the main priority among health professionals, COVID-19 testing remains a priority in Kern County, Kern County Public Health officials say.