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Celebrate ‘life, love and death’ this weekend at the 10th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival

October 30, 2018 / By

You won’t want to miss this weekend’s 10th annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival, a celebration of “life, love and death.”

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a popular Mexican tradition where friends and families honor deceased loved ones while paying tribute to them in the form of special gatherings and altar displays. 

Bakersfield Police Department hosting National Prescription Drug Take Back event Saturday

October 26, 2018 / By

The Bakersfield Police Department and Drug Enforcement Administration are hosting a National Prescription Drug Take Back event to prevent prescription medication abuse and theft by allowing the public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Help CSUB students dress for success

October 16, 2018 / By
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The CSUB Multicultural Alliance and Gender Equity Center is holding a professional clothing drive to help students dress for success.

Assemblyman Rudy Salas to host free self-defense classes this weekend

October 8, 2018 / By
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This weekend, assemblyman Rudy Salas is hosting two free self-defense classes, which will provide participants an opportunity to learn self-defense techniques while gaining valuable information and strategies for avoiding potentially dangerous situations.

South Kern Sol, in partnership with Bakersfield College, now accepting applications for fellowship program

October 4, 2018 / By
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South Kern Sol is accepting applications from Bakersfield College students to partake in the CA 2020: Democracy Media Fellowship.

Academy Award-winning actor Common coming to Bakersfield for youth town hall

October 3, 2018 / By

Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common is heading to Bakersfield next week to inspire Kern County youth to be socially active by using their voices to advocate for healthy and inclusive communities.