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Health officials confirm 70 COVID-19 cases

June 29, 2020 / By

The Kern County Public Health Department confirmed Monday 70 new cases of COVID-19 in Kern and 1 new COVID-19 related death.

Bakersfield College professors discuss the transition to online learning, how they plan to help students

June 26, 2020 / By

As Bakersfield College continues with both online and in-person classes this Fall, students are wondering what to expect when attending college during a pandemic. 

Students organizations to celebrate undocumented graduates with parade

June 24, 2020 / By

Bakersfield College’s Latinos Unidos Por Educacion Student Organization, in collaboration with Kern Youth Abolitionist, UNIR from CSUB and Calpulli Teopan Tecuanticlan, is hosting it’s “2020 Community Graduation Parade” to honor and celebrate all 2020 graduates.

Coalition advocating to de-fund BPD calls for community to participate in City Council meeting

June 23, 2020 / By

Peoples Budget Bako, a grassroots coalition that advocates for defunding local law enforcement and reallocating funds to other community resources, is calling for the community to participate in tomorrow’s Bakersfield City council meeting.

Census Bureau call agents to assist with outbound calling for accurate Census count

June 22, 2020 / By

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.

KHSD releases COVID-19 guidelines for graduation ceremonies

June 17, 2020 / By

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.