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Census Bureau call agents to assist with outbound calling for accurate Census count

June 22, 2020 / By

The Census Bureau has begun to call select households to collect and clarify missing data from their 2020 Census forms that have already been submitted.

KHSD releases COVID-19 guidelines for graduation ceremonies

June 17, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District on Wednesday released guidelines for graduation ceremonies, which are set to take place the week of June 22, to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Health officials confirm 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, 60 more cases

June 17, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Wednesday morning three new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 57. 

Public health officials confirm 85 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

June 16, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed 85 new COVID-19 cases and one new COVID-19 related death Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of deaths to 54.

Going to a protest? Here’s how you can protect yourself

June 12, 2020 / By

For the past two weeks, people have been gathering for protests and rallies to stand in solidarity with George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement and to demand an end to police violence. 

Counter-protesters throw smoke bombs into crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters, officials say

June 8, 2020 / By

Tensions began to rise at a protest Friday in Northwest Bakersfield when counter-protesters threw smoke bombs into the crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.