Community Blog

Arvin City Council works on upgrading Arvin parks

July 28, 2021 / By

The Arvin City Council has decided to fund DiGiorgio Park to create more activities for the children — a project that was postponed due to the pandemic.

Kern County residents come together virtually to learn how redistricting impacts their community

July 20, 2021 / By

Kern County held its first virtual informational meeting to educate the public on the redistricting process and public mapping tools Monday evening.

East High holds fundraiser for Theatre program with live performance

July 20, 2021 / By

East Bakersfield High School’s Theatre Department invites the community to enjoy a little summer fun as they present the musical production of Little Shop of Horrors! 

KCSO data shows decrease for the second year in a row in transfers to ICE, release notification requests

July 12, 2021 / By

Data released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at Kern County’s fourth TRUTH Act Forum, held in late June, showed a decrease in the number of transfers to Immigration Customs Enforcement and release notification requests.

Health officials report first COVID-19 Delta variant case in Kern County

July 7, 2021 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday 162 new COVID-19 cases in Kern County over the last five days, bringing the total of cases to 111,273.

Immigrant rights advocates hold community briefing in preparation for Kern’s fourth TRUTH Act forum

June 25, 2021 / By

The Rapid Response Network of Kern hosted a Kern County TRUTH Act Community Briefing Tuesday to educate community members on the upcoming TRUTH Act Forum.