Should felons have voting rights? Students and inmates discussed this question in January at Cal State Bakersfield’s Ethics Bowl in the Tehachapi prison.
Although the number of suspensions and expulsions have decreased in the Kern High School District since 2014, the number of students voluntarily and involuntarily transferring out school continue to be a concern for education advocates, according to a presentation made by the Kern Education Justice Collaborative Thursday at a Community Forum.
Representative Zoe Lofgren and Senator Dianne Feinstein introduced Thursday morning the Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2019, which, if passed, grants farm workers and their families the right to apply for legal status.
A federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census on Tuesday.
The Kern High School District held a community meeting Thursday at Golden Valley High School to discuss the newest high school coming to Bakersfield and to listen and learn what the community would like to see in the school.
About 1,800 Wonderful Company farm workers ended their four-day strike over pay cuts Monday afternoon after Wonderful agreed to restore pay cuts amounting to $1 to $2 an hour that were imposed on workers last week, according to the UFW.