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First of its kind electric truck stop coming to Bakersfield

December 2, 2021 / By

With a plan to electrify the heavy-duty transport industry, WattEV Inc. will be building the nation’s first public solar-powered electric truck stop here in Bakersfield, California.

Meet the finalists running for Arvin’s next City Manager

November 15, 2021 / By

The Arvin City Council is down to four City Manager finalists. 

The top candidates are Peter Cosentini from Huntington Beach, California, Jeff Jones, current Financial Director and Interim City Manager, Ricardo Noguera from Cape Coral, Florida, and Donovan Olsen from Ames, Iowa.

McFarland mobile clinic will provide health care services to students and families

November 2, 2021 / By

McFarland Unified School District, has now partnered with the Kern Community College District, Adventist Health, and Chevron to launch a mobile clinic.

City of Wasco, local organizations partner together to host free vaccination clinic

September 24, 2021 / By

The United Against COVID-19 Coalition is partnering with Promotoras con Alma and the City of Wasco to host a free vaccination clinic in Wasco tomorrow, September 25.

All of Us or None host a T-Shirt design contest to bolster vaccination efforts

August 30, 2021 / By

If you’d like a chance to win a prize and protect your community, All of Us or None, a key partner with the United Against COVID-19 Coalition in Kern County, has an opportunity for you.

Bakersfield, Kern County look to revise homeless ordinances

August 30, 2021 / By

Following Los Angeles approving a new bill to restrict homeless encampments, Bakersfield and Kern County are also looking to revise homeless ordinances.