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Check out how your community is responding to the 2020 Census

March 25, 2020 / By

Have you filled out your Census questionnaire and curious about how others are responding? The 2020 Census now has a user-friendly online interactive map available for residents across the nation to track response rates by state, county, city, and town with just a few clicks at 2020census.gov.

Advocates say McFarland’s plan to fill vacant seat at City Council meeting during COVID-19 pandemic is an attempt to rush GEO appeal hearing

March 20, 2020 / By

The McFarland City Council plans to appoint an individual to fill a vacancy on the council at its next City Council meeting, despite a statewide order made Thursday by the Governor of California for people to stay home.

Census 2020 in-language support lines now available

March 17, 2020 / By
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If you need help filling out your Census questionnaire, a number of different in-language support lines are available to answer your questions.

Non-resident tests positive for COVID-19 while in Kern

March 17, 2020 / By
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A non-resident has tested positive for COVID-19 while visiting Kern County, the Kern County Public Health Department announced Tuesday morning in a press release.

‘A pretty big change’: Some college students struggle to make adjustment to online education

March 17, 2020 / By
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With the closures of local colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, Kern County’s young people and families are left to rearrange their lives and adjust to alternate methods of education amid the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. 

Bakersfield College students attending in-person classes express concerns for COVID-19

March 17, 2020 / By
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With the Health Department announcing Tuesday a non-resident tested positive while in Kern, college students were extra cautious when attending school Tuesday.