Despite being well past the Fourth of July, illegal fireworks have continued to be a pressing issue throughout Kern County.
The Arvin City Council unanimously approved last week the development of a cannabis manufacturing facility.
The council approved the development agreement between the City of Arvin, FSBT Holdings, and Jam Realty Holdings, the owner of the property, for the development of a commercial cannabis operation, located on South Derby Street.
Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn.
The latest Census data shows a number of areas in metro Bakersfield have response rates of less than 50 percent.
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California, with attorney Paul Nicholas Boylan, filed a lawsuit Monday against the city of McFarland and its city council, according to a news release.
In the Zepeda Rivas, et al. V. Jennings, et al. case, evidence showed that GeoGroup (GEO) did not intend or adhere to testing detainees and staff at the Mesa Verde ICE processing facility.