Kern County

What keeps me up at night

June 5, 2018 / By and
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By Nikolas Lopez

There’s a lot that keeps me up at night.

As a Japanese and Mexican American, I’ve formed a unique perspective on life in America.

Q&A: Bakersfield Police Chief Lyle Martin

June 4, 2018 / By and
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By Ja’Nell Gore

More than a year ago, Lyle Martin took the reigns of the Bakersfield Police Department.

In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern – Ja’Nell Gore “Rise in Black Excellence”

May 30, 2018 / By and
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We are happy to launch our newest edition of In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern… in this special edition we’ll be highlighting local youth storytellers who are using their voice to change the narrative of how decision makers see health in our community.

Local LGBTQ Youth Share Their Experience Living in a Conservative County

May 29, 2018 / By and
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By Andrew Alvarez

Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.

At Kern County schools, is LGBTQ history ignored?

April 23, 2018 / By and
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BY: Andrew Alvarez

LGBTQ history is brushed off, often regarded as an off-limit topic that’s impolite to broach.

Meet the Team of In the 661: Dean Welliver

April 10, 2018 / By
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n the 661 is a youth led and produced broadcast show for Kern County. Dean Welliver is one of the youth producers for our show, In the 661.