Thousands of people filled the Spectrum Amphitheater in Bakersfield Friday afternoon to attend the “Get out the Early Vote Rally” with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
The event featured community organizers rallying support for the Vermont Senator, who is vying for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination.
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.
A new bill that would give legal status to thousands of undocumented farm workers passed in the House of Representatives Dec.
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.