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COMMENTARY: Proper medical care is what the community needs to fight COVID-19

November 10, 2020 / By

A few months ago, it was reported President Donald Trump contracted COVID-19. Naturally, being the president of the United States, he received the best medical attention and care.

Climate change is on track to affect Kern residents if policies remain the same

November 9, 2020 / By

Climate change has become a more prevalent issue as more scientists andenvironmental organizations call for urgent adjustment to environmental policies.

COMMENTARY: The McFarland City Council race deserves to be more than a popularity contest

November 2, 2020 / By

Considering what McFarland has gone through this year — with the City Council voting to allow GEO to operate in my hometown — the McFarland City Council race might be one of the most important races in Kern County. 

COMMENTARY: Kern County Educators for Ethnic Studies stands with the Black Lives Matter movement

October 28, 2020 / By

By Kern Educators for Ethnic Studies

Kern County Educators for Ethnic Studies stands in solidarity with our black students, teachers, and community.

COMMENTARY: The history of Halloween

October 26, 2020 / By

Initially, Halloween was known as All Hallows Eve. All Hallows’ Eve was celebrated the day after Sahmain.

COMMENTARY: I chose to pre-register to vote; Will you?

October 19, 2020 / By

Today is the last day to register to vote, and it’s crucial to get out and vote with the presidential election right around the corner.