For the first three years of high school, Chyna Patz didn’t feel safe at school. She was bullied for the way she looked, the way she dressed and her sexual orientation.
With winter break just weeks away, the food pantry at Bakersfield College and Cal State Bakersfield are preparing to close for winter break, but that doesn’t mean student hunger takes a break.
Academy Award-winning actor and three-time Grammy recipient Common visited Bakersfield in October for a youth town hall.
In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.
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.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has introduced a bill this month that fully funds a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.