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