Beyond Kern

Kern Public Health ramps up contact tracing efforts amid spikes of COVID-19 cases

August 13, 2020 / By

Since the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the nation, health professionals have been worried about a number of resources to fight the virus.

City of Delano begins installing cameras around town to assist with investigations, considers installing more at parks

August 11, 2020 / By

The City of Delano began installing surveillance cameras around town last week as a way to help the police department with investigations.

Kern County proposed budget cuts funds in multiple departments

August 10, 2020 / By

The proposed budget for Kern’s 2020-21 fiscal year proposes to make cuts in specific departments, such as the county library system, the District Attorney’s office, and the Fire Department.

Delano athletes are hopeful for sports to resume in the winter

August 7, 2020 / By

Delano High School students were constantly checking their phones for social media updates late last month as they awaited the California Interscholastic Federation to announce its decision regarding high school sports for the 2020-21 school year.

Delano community gathers for vigil dedicated to ending violence

July 28, 2020 / By

Community members of Delano gathered for a vigil in front of Delano’s City Hall a week ago to bring together families who have lost a loved one to violence. 

UFW confirms surge of COVID-19 infected Primex Farms employees, while some workers say they are being recalled with positive results

July 2, 2020 / By
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The number of workers at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco testing positive for coronavirus has climbed to 77, the UFW confirmed Wednesday, and an additional 33 family members have also tested positive for a total of 110 Primex workers and family members.