Community Blog

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.

City of McFarland to hold GEO appeal hearing Thursday despite limitations during pandemic

April 22, 2020 / By

The City of McFarland is holding an appeal public hearing next Thursday, April 23, at 6 p.m.,

COVID-19: 10 tips from a local grocery store worker

April 19, 2020 / By

For many it feels like the coronavirus lockdown happened over night.

Now weeks have passed and for many, grocery stores are the only place they are able to go to since the shelter-in-place order went into effect.

California to provide relief to undocumented immigrants during pandemic

April 16, 2020 / By

Governor Newsom announced Wednesday California will give cash payments to undocumented immigrants living in the state.