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Citrus workers end four-day strike Monday afternoon after Wonderful Company agrees to restore bin rates

January 14, 2019 / By

About 1,800 Wonderful Company farm workers ended their four-day strike over pay cuts Monday afternoon after Wonderful agreed to restore pay cuts amounting to $1 to $2 an hour that were imposed on workers last week, according to the UFW.

Q&A: Delano city councilman Bryan Osorio talks about his plans for the community

January 4, 2019 / By

Bryan Osorio, one of Delano’s newest city council members, was sworn in last month and began his four-year term on the city council.

Delano youth come together to fight for justice for seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin

December 26, 2018 / By

The Delano community organized a vigil and fought for justice Friday at a local park in honor of seven-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin, a Guatemalan girl who died in U.S.

Advocates encourage public to participate in LCAP hearings to make school more inclusive for students

December 16, 2018 / By

For the first three years of high school, Chyna Patz didn’t feel safe at school. She was bullied for the way she looked, the way she dressed and her sexual orientation.

Teachers association advocates for increase in teacher pay at KHSD board meeting

December 12, 2018 / By

Newly elected Kern High School District trustees Cynthia Brakeman and Janice Graves — both retired teachers — were sworn in at Monday’s board meeting — the same meeting the president of the Kern High School Teachers Association advocated for an increase in teachers’ pay.  

BC and CSUB food pantries to close for winter break; students still in need of food during time off

December 3, 2018 / By
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With winter break just weeks away, the food pantry at Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield are preparing to close for winter break, but that doesn’t mean student hunger takes a break.