Jose Mireles and his wife, Diana, have lived in Lamont for decades. Throughout their time living in the rural community, they have had multiple family members stay with them due to a lack of affordable housing.
Dozens of Kern County employees and residents living in rural communities advocated for more money to be allocated to their departments and communities during the second meeting to discuss the recommended county budget.
Photo above: A youth volunteer with the Greenfield Walking Group distributes fresh melons to the attendees.
Ridgeview High senior Harvin Kaur has been elected President of the Sikh Honors and Service Society and the class Vice President.
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.