After receiving much push back from environmental justice advocates, politicians pulled a bill that would have exempt small refineries from air monitoring and reporting.
The Kern County Agriculture Commissioner Office sent investigators to Cesar E. Chavez High Thursday morning after receiving reports of a concerning odor on campus and determined the odor was non-toxic, according to officials.
After the board of supervisors allotted $1.59 million for park improvements to the 2019-20 county budget on Aug.
After the Delano City water system recently failed to meet water drinking standards, residents voiced their concerns at Monday’s city council meeting.
In many rural communities, just getting kids to graduate from high school proves challenging.
But in McFarland, Bakersfield College and McFarland High School administrators are doubling down on efforts to ensure kids not only graduate with a high school diploma, but also take college courses and put them on a pathway to a degree.
Hundreds of people from across the Central Valley gathered at the Kern County Fair Grounds Sunday for the annual Vecinos Unidos Leadership Conference, hosted by the Dolores Huerta Foundation.