The City of Arvin illegally approved four oil and gas wells within city limits in 2018, a Kern County judge ruled Friday afternoon.
Superior Court Judge Kenneth C.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation plans to ban a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos — after research found health risks related to the pesticide, officials said Wednesday.
The number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.
Alleging detention officers had neglected her husband medically while at Mesa Verde Detention Facility, a Bakersfield woman flanked by community advocates demanded he be released into her care last week during a press conference.
Daniel Lopez knew he wanted to help his community, but he wasn’t sure how.
It took a class in public health sciences at Bakersfield College for him to realize his calling.
The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its 2020 Census Outreach Campaign Monday morning outside the Beale Memorial Library, with a goal to raise awareness and educate the community on the count.