Bakersfield College (BC) held its second annual Consent Fair which brought in over a hundred people and a handful of educational booths.
Yanin Ayon decided that she wanted to become a school social worker to do her part in helping students feel safer at school and learn skills and techniques that they can use to enhance their mental wellness well into adulthood.
On March 16-19, the Chicago Cultural Center held its second Veteran Art Triennial and Summit, with a Bakersfield local’s sculptures on display until June 4th.
On March 20, the rent control ordinance agenda item was tabled again at the Delano city council meeting.
Bakersfield residents that are in need of home repair can now apply for the city’s Home Repair and Weatherization program — a program that allows Bakersfield homeowners to receive up to $15,000 in free home improvement assistance to preserve the health and safety of their homes.
On March 17 — exactly a month since the first day of the hunger strikes — constituents of Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and Congressman of the 20th District, hosted a peaceful protest in front of his offices and at Yokuts Park in Bakersfield against government benefits and social security being lowered.