Free breakfast, lunch available for Kern County students this summer

June 14, 2024 / By

From now until July 12, the Kern High School District (KHSD) is providing all Kern County students ages two through 18 with free breakfast and lunch every day. 

Christian Clegg talks city priorities, Climate Action Plan, and rising temperatures

June 7, 2024 / By

Since 2020, Christian Clegg has served as the City Manager of Bakersfield, overseeing daily operations and future budget planning.

Farmworkers killed in 1948 plane crash near Coalinga to be honored

June 5, 2024 / By

Then-Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno Bishop Armando X. Ochoa presides at the Mass and blessing honoring the victims of the 1948 Coalinga plane crash.

Afghan refugees resettled in Mojave adjust to a new life in a new country

May 31, 2024 / By and
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The remote Kern County desert community of Mojave 61 miles east from Bakersfield has one grocery store, limited transportation service, and hasn’t had a hospital in more than 50 years, according to Ted Hodgkins, president of the Mojave Chamber of Commerce.

Anti-cyber bullying bills could become law due to growing concerns about safety

May 29, 2024 / By
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At our state capitol on May 14 leaders met to discuss several bills authored by California Senator Henry Stern that would help families battle negative effects from cyberbullying.

Bakersfield hosts first-ever Healthcare Symposium focused on advancing health equity

May 28, 2024 / By

Local organizations are sending a message with its first-ever Advancing Health Equity, Sexuality, and Gender Identity Healthcare Symposium.