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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attracts thousands to rally

February 25, 2020 / By
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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.

McFarland comes out in full force; Planning Commission rejects GEO

February 22, 2020 / By

After waiting a long four hours of comments from GEO Group, McFarland residents opposing the expansion of GEO cheered Tuesday in celebration when the McFarland Planning Commission voted 2-2, rejecting the motion to allow GEO to turn two prisons into immigrant detention centers.

Q&A: Cyber-security measures to be taken with first online Census

February 3, 2020 / By
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For the first time, people will be able to respond to the 2020 Census anytime and anywhere from any device, because it will be available online.

Hundreds protest, counter-protest expansion of immigration detention at McFarland Planning Commission meeting

January 27, 2020 / By and

Hundreds of people gathered outside the McFarland Veteran Memorial Hall last Tuesday to attend the City Planning Commission meeting, where people were set to discuss the possibility of expanding city permits to its immigrant detention capabilities.

Foster youth speak on how to improve foster care system

January 7, 2020 / By

Thousands of children across the United States are placed into the foster care system for various reasons.

County survey seeks input on business plan for Kern’s long-term goals

December 30, 2019 / By

Kern County residents have just a few more days to take the County’s community survey, seeking input on a future business plan.