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Bakersfield Museum of Art’s latest exhibits explore ‘identity, race and humanity’

May 25, 2022 / By
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The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) is celebrating its Spring 2022 exhibitions — collectionsthat explore identity, race, and humanity — during Art After Dark on Thursday, May 26 from 7–9 p.m..

Planning to vote? Don’t forget these key election dates

May 18, 2022 / By

With ballots arriving in the mail, Kern Sol News wants to remind voters of key elections days.

Learn how to register to vote in person or by mail

May 16, 2022 / By

Voting elections are set to take place on June 7 and all active voters will be receiving a vote-by-mail ballot.

Local organizations awarded $1 million for youth substance use prevention and documentary filmmaking

May 11, 2022 / By

TYM4Change, ShePower Leadership Academy, and MLKcommUNITY Initiative have been awarded $1 million through Elevate Youth California for youth substance use prevention activities and to study the barriers to equity, inclusion, and access for youth and families living in Southeast Bakersfield through youth-led research and filmmaking. 

M Street Navigation is requesting summer clothes for residents

May 9, 2022 / By
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On Friday, the M Street Navigation Center sent out a press release informing the community that they would be accepting summer clothing donations for the clients residing at their center.

The City of Bakersfield and ECONorthwest plan for affordable housing

May 5, 2022 / By
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The City of Bakersfield and ECONorthwest presented a plan for increasing affordable housing in Bakersfield and had and answered questions from the community surrounding the plan.