Kern County

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. 

Brighter Bites is helping low income families get nutrition education

August 29, 2022 / By
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Brighter Bites is a non-profit organization that focuses on three pillars: nutrition education, produce distribution, and fun food experience.

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.

Marivel Servin: Social justice work and youth empowerment brought me joy and healing

July 27, 2022 / By
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Marivel Servin became politically active in hopes of understanding her culture and her role in her community. 

Kern to receive just over $3 million for housing and services for people experiencing mental illness, substance abuse

June 23, 2022 / By

Kern County is set to receive just over $3 million to increase housing and treatment options for those currently struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.

Reframing what public safety means for the community

June 6, 2022 / By
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When imagining public safety the side of town someone lives on may affect what they think of.