During lunch period at Voorhies Elementary School last Thursday, it looked like a lesson in civics and participatory government.
Instead of using their precious recess to play kickball, hang on the monkey bars or run around the school yard, students were marching.
While Kern High School District has made strides in driving down suspension and expulsion rates, more students say they are skipping days of school because they feel unsafe on campus, according to data released by the district during a community forum hosted at West High School Thursday.
Rebecca Buckley-Stein is an attorney with California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA), which offers free legal services to low income or no income rural communities in California.
By Adela Aguirre
Community members learned a little more about candidates running for the hotly contested District Four county supervisor seat Aug.
By Aubrey Jasso
A 22-year-old UC Berkeley graduate with local roots has returned from college and joined an already crowded race to represent Delano residents on the city council.
Randy Villegas is back in Kern for the summer and he talks to us about what he is doing to encourage local youth to get out and vote.