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Upcoming Back To School events to look forward to in Bakersfield

August 2, 2022 / By

Over the next couple weeks, Bakersfield will be home to multiple community Back To School events that will provide resources to those that attend.

Kern County reaches milestone with California High-Speed Rail construction

July 28, 2022 / By
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The high-speed rail is being stretched from Shafter to Bakersfield, which is approximately 23 miles. The High-Speed Railway will run along the BNSF railroad coming down to downtown Bakersfield and running down Edison Highway passing Tehachapi all the way to Palmdale.

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.