“Books Unbound: A Free Book Fair Experience,” for all 523 students

April 19, 2024 / By
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Imagine being a student at Williams Elementary School, and during a school rally, a familiar organization announced that everyone gets a voucher for twenty dollars to spend at the book fair.

Activist arrested after alleged threat to Bakersfield City Council sparks community response

April 18, 2024 / By
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During the Bakersfield City Council meeting a pro-Palestinian protester was arrested and accused of 18 felony counts after they made threatening remarks towards the city council members on April 10. 

Nick Hill takes the helm as Interim Executive Director of MLKcommUNITY Initiative

April 11, 2024 / By
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Today, Nick Hill was named the Interim Executive Director of the Circle of Life Development Foundation, also known as the MLKcommUNITY Initiative, which is an economic development organization dedicated to fostering growth and prosperity in the community. 

Rebecca Nagle will speak about Indigenous representation at CSUB

April 11, 2024 / By

On Wednesday, April 17, The Kegley Institute of Ethics at California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) will host its annual memorial lecture.

Q&A with Kern Public Health: Understanding HIV Testing, Treatment, and Prevention 

April 8, 2024 / By
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In a 2022 most recent study, Kern County Public Health detected 200 positive new cases of HIV in Kern County.

Kern County Public Health’s ‘Waste Hunger Not Food’ Program: Addressing Food Insecurity and Nourishing Communities

April 5, 2024 / By

In the month of April, Kern County Public Health identified food insecurity and malnutrition as one of their top health challenges in the community, and to help combat these issues, they implemented the Waste Hunger Not Food program.