Community Blog

Law firm holds essay contest for undocumented immigrants

May 7, 2020 / By

In an effort to encourage greater appreciation for undocumented immigrant workers, many of whom are working on the frontlines of COVID-19 in critical industries, Immigration law firm Herman Legal Group is sponsoring this Essay Contest. 

Give Big Kern celebrates local non-profit organizations

May 4, 2020 / By

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and is a big day for many non-profit organizations in Kern County.

KHSD meal services expands to Supper Program

May 1, 2020 / By

The Kern High School District is adjusting meal services times as temperatures warm up and is providing additional meals.

Call to all seniors: Local radio station honors Class of 2020 graduates with on-air, online campaigns

April 28, 2020 / By

Despite graduations across the state being cancelled, FORGE Radio Network is honoring the graduating class of 2020 with an on-air and online campaign.

Salas, Cox, Perez to hold Unemployment Benefits webinar

April 24, 2020 / By

Assembly member Rudy Salas, Representative TJ Cox and Supervisor Leticia Perez are hosting an Unemployment Benefits webinar Monday to help individuals in the 32nd Assembly District and California’s 21st Congressional District stay up to date with changes to unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Newsom announces free COVID-19 testing site to open in East Bakersfield

April 22, 2020 / By

Kern County Board of Supervisors Chair, Supervisor Leticia Perez in coordination with Governor Gavin Newsom, announced a new Verily COVID-19 community-based testing site will open in East Bakersfield.