Kern County

Kern County Aging and Adult Services to host free webinar on preventive Medicare Services

March 24, 2023 / By
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Kern County Aging and Adult Services will be hosting a free webinar on Medicare coverage of preventive services on March 31 at 10 a.m.

Community Members Express Fear of Social Security and Medicare cuts

March 22, 2023 / By
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Hundreds of Californians traveled to Bakersfield from all over the state to express their frustration and fears surrounding Social Security cuts and cuts to Medicare.

Families speak against the unjust killings by Kern law enforcement

February 8, 2023 / By
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The docu-series “Killing County” launched its first season earlier this month focusing on a string of killings from the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Beale Memorial Library has free legal assistance every Tuesday night

January 5, 2023 / By
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For about 8 years a group of attorneys, paralegals, language interpreters, private investigators, and nonprofits have been providing free legal guidance every Tuesday evening at the Beale Memorial Library in Bakersfield.

Orlie’s Shoe Drive brings holiday cheer to kids around Kern

December 20, 2022 / By
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With Christmas on the horizon, Orlie’s Shoe Drive team members go into the community, working with local schools to hand out new shoes. 

CARB approves Arvin/Lamont program to improve air quality

October 14, 2022 / By
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During the California Air Resources Board (CARB) meeting Thursday, the Board voted to approve the Arvin/Lamont Community Emissions Reduction Program (CERP) — a program that focuses on improving air quality and reducing air pollution exposure in the Arvin/Lamont Community.