Kern County

Celebrate ‘life, love and death’ this weekend at the 10th Annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival

October 30, 2018 / By

You won’t want to miss this weekend’s 10th annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival, a celebration of “life, love and death.”

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a popular Mexican tradition where friends and families honor deceased loved ones while paying tribute to them in the form of special gatherings and altar displays. 

Sol on the street: Bakersfield College students weigh in on McCarthy’s bill to build the border wall

October 29, 2018 / By and

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Rexland Acres youth ready to kick off soccer season with new indoor field

October 27, 2018 / By

Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.

COMMENTARY: Another year older, another year wiser, another year closer to voting

October 25, 2018 / By

BY BIVIANA URIBE

For my 16th birthday in September, I celebrated with other high school students from Delano at DoSomething.org’s GOTV bootcamp in Los Angeles.

Latinas unite to provide ‘space for women to come together and support each other’ at Bakersfield College

October 23, 2018 / By
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A ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon opened the first meeting of Bakersfield College’s newest campus club — Latinas Unidas.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.