Health

Community members demand ICE to release detainee after suffering medical emergency, advocates say

25.04.2019 / By

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.

BC’s public health sciences graduates work to build healthier community

22.04.2019 / By

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.

Count Committee launches outreach campaign to educate community on 2020 Census

01.04.2019 / By

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.