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Devastating Hurricane Hilary leaves Kern County farm workers struggling for income

September 22, 2023 / By
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Hurricane Hilary affected the crops of many farm workers across Kern County, leaving many farm workers without jobs due to heavy rain ruining the crops and fruit.

Controversial comments by Taft City Council member spark concern

September 13, 2023 / By
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On June 20, 2023, Taft City Council allowed council member Carlos Chavira to make a six-minute speech following public comments.

“We have a safe space now”: Loud for Tomorrow opens its first office

September 11, 2023 / By
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The newest addition to Delano’s Business Center on Main Street is Loud for Tomorrow’s first official office.

Kern County community addresses housing issues, advocates demand inclusive Housing Element

September 7, 2023 / By
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On Wednesday evening, the Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability held a community housing meeting in Lamont to uplift community voices and discuss Kern County’s Housing Element with community members.

Sol on the Street: What makes life beautiful?

September 1, 2023 / By
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Sometimes it can be easy to get caught in the stress of life and forget the beautiful things.

Kern County Hispanic Business Conference & Expo returns for its 27th year

August 29, 2023 / By

Today, the Kern County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (KCHCC) announced the return of its annual Hispanic Business Conference and Expo happening from 1 p.m.