Cultures help define the identities of regions, neighborhoods and people, and there’s no shortage of them throughout Kern County.
During lunch period at Voorhies Elementary School last Thursday, it looked like a lesson in civics and participatory government.
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.
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.
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 Sonia Nazario is coming to Bakersfield next month to discuss her experiences reporting on immigration and journalism.