Kern County youth speaks up about which cultures they identify with

September 25, 2018 / By

Cultures help define the identities of regions, neighborhoods and people, and there’s no shortage of them throughout Kern County.

To go green, this school is knocking down trees. Students aren’t happy

September 23, 2018 / By
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During lunch period at Voorhies Elementary School last Thursday, it looked like a lesson in civics and participatory government.

Report: At KHSD, suspensions down, but students feel more unsafe

September 22, 2018 / By
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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.

Interfaith Panel Discussion on LGBTQ Contributions in Kern County Faith Communities

September 21, 2018 / By

The Center for Sexuality & Gender Diversity is partnering with the California State University-Bakersfield’s Kegley Institute of Ethics and the CSUB Institute for Religion, Education, and Public Policy (IREPP), will soon host a unique interfaith forum tonight on the acceptance and contributions of LGBTQ people in Kern County spiritual communities.

Sometimes the road to success requires actual roads

September 20, 2018 / By

By Norma Ruiz

Many of you probably don’t think too much about driving to work or taking the bus to school.

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist coming to Bakersfield to discuss immigration and journalism

September 19, 2018 / By
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario is coming to Bakersfield next month to discuss her experiences reporting on immigration and journalism.