Kern County

Q&A: Ridgeview High student works towards raising awareness of Sikh community and giving students more opportunity

May 22, 2019 / By

Ridgeview High senior Harvin Kaur has been elected President of the Sikh Honors and Service Society and the class Vice President.

Activist detained last year marked for deportation

May 16, 2019 / By

Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student whose detainment last year made national headlines, was detained again Wednesday and taken to Mesa Verde Detention Facility, according to a Bakersfield College professor.

Data shows ICE arrests drop in Kern; advocates remain critical of KCSO involvement

May 15, 2019 / By

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer detainees from Kern County jails in 2018 than in 2017, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

‘It was the weight of humanity he carried on his shoulders’: CSUB student remembered as someone who always put others first

April 25, 2019 / By

Friends, family, professors and many more community members came together Wednesday to honor a son, classmate, student and brother and to remember the impacts he had on those around him.

‘Dreams do come true’: Arvin High color guard team to compete in World Championship Thursday; ranked first in the world

April 3, 2019 / By

Ivory Iglesias has spent her last two summers working in the fields and saving every bit of money she can to afford to join Arvin High’s color guard team.

Community comes together to learn how to be more inclusive and supportive of LGBTQ individuals

March 29, 2019 / By

Féi Hernandez, a poet and teacher, drove all the way from Inglewood to attend Bakersfield’s LGBTQ Youth Summit this month at Cal State Bakersfield.