Before he passed, Raymond Gonzales had one request for his memorial service: that his loved ones tell the truth and speak from the heart, and that’s exactly what they did Friday morning.
Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common is heading to Bakersfield next week to inspire Kern County youth to be socially active by using their voices to advocate for healthy and inclusive communities.
By Adela Aguirre
Community members learned a little more about candidates running for the hotly contested District Four county supervisor seat Aug.
By Alejandra Alberto
Maria Mancilla was 3-years-old when she came to the United States.
She can’t remember anything about her birthplace, Apatzingan, Mexico — not the sweltering, year-round heat that earned the valley it’s located in the nickname “Tierra Caliente,” or the cartel violence that plagues residents in the Michoacan state.
By Kat Gontijo
Editor’s Note: Kat Gontijo, 17, of Bakersfield High School, gave this speech at the “Gun Safety Rally” held on Feb.
Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Various Authors
Parents, you may be in luck. Or maybe not?
A recent study found that teenagers today are delaying taking on adult responsibilities, compared to teens from the 70s, 80s and 90s.