The California Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications for the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program, which seeks to build community resilience to climate change impacts.
Nearly $1 million will be available to eligible community-based nonprofit groups and federally recognized tribal governments to support environmental justice-related projects across California, according to a news release.
Hundreds of people joined State officials from Governor Gavin Newsom’s office Tuesday for a six-hour long Board of Supervisors meeting, where the Board discussed the economic impact State regulations regarding the oil and gas industry would have on Kern County.
Supporters of the oil and gas industry, elected officials, environmental justice advocates, education leaders and local law enforcement officers filled the Board of Supervisors chamber at 1 p.m.
A new bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farm workers passed in the House of Representatives Dec. 11 and moved to the Senate.
Health professionals from across the Central Valley gathered in Delano Friday to discuss at the Rural Poverty and Health Equity Summit a new collaboration that addresses health inequities in rural communities.
After working with city officials, committees and community partners for almost two years, the Bakersfield Sikh community continues its efforts in naming a park of a Sikh civil rights leader; however there has been a recent halt to the process.
Every October college campuses celebrate Campus Sustainability Month, an international celebration of sustainability in higher education.