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Kern County gears up to ‘Break the Stigma’ for Mental Health Awareness Month

April 30, 2024 / By
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With tomorrow being the start of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kern Behavior Health and Recovery Services (KernBHRS) will be holding several outreach and education events and activities across Kern County. 

Southeast Strong update meetings announced

March 19, 2024 / By
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The City of Bakersfield is continuing to keep the community informed and engaged with its Southeast Strong community project as they’ve planned three more community update meetings in the coming days.

BC Panel Amplifies Black Voices: Stories and Perspectives Shared from students and faculty

February 29, 2024 / By
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Throughout February, Bakersfield College highlighted a variety of topics for Black History Month. BC’s Student Government Association (BCSGA) hosted a panel called “Campus Stories: Voices of Black Scholars at Bakersfield College” to share stories and perspectives from students and faculty on February 22. 

Free workshop by CSUB and partners to educate on renters’ rights and protections

February 27, 2024 / By
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On Friday, March 1, the CSUB Legal Information and Support Clinic, the Law Firm of H.A.

GBLA names new executive director

February 22, 2024 / By
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On Tuesday, February 20, the Board of Directors of the Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance, Inc. (GBLA) announced Valentin Narvaez, Esq.

From fields to flourishing community with growing opportunities and education

February 21, 2024 / By

By: Stephanie Ramirez Becerra

As the city of McFarland has grown so has the population. Many Mexican immigrants moved to McFarland to work in the fields because they wanted better opportunities for their families.