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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BY EMMA GALLEGOS
Addressing homelessness, building sports fields and parks, and reinvesting in a long-range community redevelopment plan were just a few of the suggestions a group of city staffers pitched Monday to Bakersfield’s sales tax oversight committee.