Health

Mosquito activity on the rise in Kern; public encouraged to take precaution

07.06.2019 / By

Recent rainfall has caused an increase in mosquito activity in Kern, according to Kern Mosquito and Vector Control District.

COMMENTARY: California Surgeon General advocates for health equity in Kern

06.06.2019 / By
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BY CAROLINE FARRELL

California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).

City of Arvin illegally approved four oil and gas wells, judge rules

10.05.2019 / By

The City of Arvin illegally approved four oil and gas wells within city limits in 2018, a Kern County judge ruled Friday afternoon.