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Lamont man celebrates 110th birthday; he credits his longevity to prayer, a healthy diet and minimal stress

January 24, 2019 / By and

Last Thursday, Modesto Lopez Bautizta began his day by giving thanks to God for living another day — just as he does every day.

Education advocates raise concern of high number of transfers among students of color within KHSD

January 21, 2019 / By

Although the number of suspensions and expulsions have decreased in the Kern High School District since 2014, the number of students voluntarily and involuntarily transferring out school continue to be a concern for education advocates, according to a presentation made by the Kern Education Justice Collaborative Thursday at a Community Forum.

Kern’s third annual Women’s March raises awareness to many issues

January 20, 2019 / By

More than 3,500 people marched the streets of downtown Bakersfield Saturday for Kern County’s third annual Women’s March at Mill Creek Park.

Bill introduced Thursday grants farm workers the right to apply for legal status

January 17, 2019 / By

Representative Zoe Lofgren and Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced Thursday morning the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2019, which, if passed, grants farm workers and their families the right to apply for legal status.

Federal judge orders Trump Administration to remove citizenship question from Census

January 15, 2019 / By

A federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census on Tuesday.

Community suggests a health clinic, community garden and more be on Kern High’s newest campus

January 15, 2019 / By

The Kern High School District held a community meeting Thursday at Golden Valley High School to discuss the newest high school coming to Bakersfield and to listen and learn what the community would like to see in the school.