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Local Artist Gina Herrera Shares Her Experience Having Her Art Displayed at the Chicago Cultural Center

March 31, 2023 / By
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On March 16-19, the Chicago Cultural Center held its second Veteran Art Triennial and Summit, with a Bakersfield local’s sculptures on display until June 4th.

Delano residents still waiting for update on rent control

March 23, 2023 / By

On March 20, the rent control ordinance agenda item was tabled again at the Delano city council meeting.

New program to fund home repairs for eligible Bakersfield homeowners

March 21, 2023 / By

Bakersfield residents that are in need of home repair can now apply for the city’s Home Repair and Weatherization program — a program that allows Bakersfield homeowners to receive up to $15,000 in free home improvement assistance to preserve the health and safety of their homes. 

Kevin McCarthy asked to act as hunger strikes continue

March 20, 2023 / By
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On March 17 — exactly a month since the first day of the hunger strikes — constituents of Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and Congressman of the 20th District, hosted a peaceful protest in front of his offices and at Yokuts Park in Bakersfield against government benefits and social security being lowered.

Central Valley Regional Migrant Education hosts Parent Conference at CSUB

March 13, 2023 / By
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On Saturday, March 4th, the 2023 Central Valley Regional Migrant Education Parent Conference occurred at California State University Bakersfield.

Delano to host community planting event on March 18

March 9, 2023 / By
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AC Foods is hosting a planting day — a community event where volunteers get the chance to help plant a triple hedgerow, and blueberries, learn about sustainability within agriculture and plant a California native plant — in the community of Delano on March 18 from 9 a.m.