Education

Unofficial election results show Zimmerman in lead for BCSD Area 5 seat

09.11.2020 / By

Shannon Zimmerman has unofficially won the seat for the Bakersfield City School District’s Board of Trustees, Area5.

Q&A: McFarland school social worker discusses how mental health services have changed as a result of pandemic

04.11.2020 / By

With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting communities across the nation, many people — especially young people — are experiencing increased mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression. 

Kern’s Dreamers, youth work to make a difference in elections, despite not being able to vote

02.11.2020 / By

Although the number of voters casting their ballots is already on track to surpass the 2016 votes cast, there are still plenty of people who can not vote for a number of reasons; however, some Kern County residents who are unable to vote are making a difference in this election.