The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Tuesday 11 more COVID-19 deaths in Kern, bringing the total to 251.
Massive wildfires are sweeping across northern California, creating smoke-filled skies and poor air quality across the state.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday a $1 million grant for non-profit organizations in Kern County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although summer is nearly over, summer reading does not have to end. The Kern County Library is still open with a curbside pick-up service.
Bike Bakersfield has partnered with the California Bicycle Coalition (Cal Bike) on the Central Valley Bikeways Project to improve bicycle and pedestrian connectivity in Bakersfield.
Kern County, along with local medical experts, are calling on those who have tested positive for COVID-19 and have recovered to donate convalescent plasma.