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Kern County Public Works prepares communities for heavy rainfall with free sand distribution

February 2, 2024 / By
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The Kern County Public Works office has delivered free sand to nine different locations throughout Kern County in anticipation of the upcoming storm and heavy rainfall.

The United Liberation Front hosts movie night despite KCSO attempt to cancel

January 31, 2024 / By
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The United Liberation Front (ULF) released a statement regarding the attempt Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) made to stop ULF’s latest movie showing of “Gueto 2009,” a Spanish film depicting a Palestinian story, on January 26.

Kern BHRS ‘Let’s Talk’ event aims to illuminate mental health awareness in African American communities

January 30, 2024 / By
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On Friday, February 2, the Kern Behavior Health and Recovery Services (Kern BHRS) will host a “Let’s Talk” event at the Friendship House Community Center to raise mental health awareness in African American communities. 

BC to host FAFSA resource fair for upcoming and current students

January 18, 2024 / By

Bakersfield College (BC) will host a Financial Aid Fest on Feb. 7th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,

CAPK will host assistance event for McFarland residents

January 17, 2024 / By

Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) is hosting a Water Bill Assistance Event in the city of McFarland.

KCAS and the city of Bakersfield fight high rates of pet euthanasia

January 16, 2024 / By
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Every two weeks Kern County Animal Services (KCAS) hosts a volunteer-led event named Streets of Bakersfield where shelter pets can be taken out of their kennels and see parts of the town.