Kern County

Independent Living Center of Kern County hosts annual ADA Conference

July 21, 2023 / By
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On July 26th this year, there will be a conference hosted by the Independent Living Center of Kern County in honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) being signed into law on that same day back in 1990. 

Back-to-school events in Kern County

July 21, 2023 / By
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The new school year is approaching, and it’s time to start preparing. Several organizations are taking a step to make this process easier for families. 

Bakersfield apartment to receive over $2 million to preserve affordable units

July 20, 2023 / By

To preserve affordable housing for low-income Californians, Governor Gavin Newsom announced almost $160 million in funding that would be used to keep more affordable for up to 55 years.

Sikh Community Set to Welcome New Temple in Delano

July 19, 2023 / By
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Coming late 2023 to early 2024, the Delano Sikh community plans to start construction of their brand-new Sikh temple.

Kern County’s first confirmed case of St. Louis Encephalitis Virus

July 7, 2023 / By
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Summer is here, and everyone is ready to be outside. Sadly so are the mosquitoes, and the first human case of the St.

ACLU filed a lawsuit against Kern County to stop plea mill

May 12, 2023 / By
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The American Civil Liberties Union and Willkie Far & Gallagher LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of three Kern County residents and the United Farm Workers against Kern County for operating a plea mill.