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CA Attorney General resolves Tenant Protection Act violations in Bakersfield settlement

March 1, 2024 / By
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Yesterday, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a settlement with two separate Bakersfield landlords and their property management company, Clemmer & Company for their multiple violations of the Tenant Protection Act (TPA) and their violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act.

Warm Clothing Drive Accepting Donations throughout December

December 21, 2023 / By

Kern County’s Supervisor, David Couch, is hosting a Warm Clothing Drive throughout Kern County.

The Clothing Drive is encouarging residents to donate gently used or new warm clothing such as blankets, coats, sweaters, scarves, pants, and socks until the end of December.

Delano community joins four cities on rent control initiative

December 21, 2023 / By
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Delano, Calif.- This month, residents from Delano filed The Fair Rents Delano Ordinance to be placed on the November 2024 ballot.

CAPK receives $5 million from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund to help the homeless community

November 22, 2023 / By
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In a press release Tuesday, the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) announced that they received a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund.

Interfaith Pilgrimage shines light on CA’s HEAL budget and challenges detention center conditions

November 14, 2023 / By
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In October 2023 the Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity organized a pilgrimage known as the Pilgrimage to HEAL our communities with the objective of orchestrating an event to shed light on the budget initiative throughout California known as Healthy Economies Adapting to Last (HEAL), and to protest the detention of immigrants held in centers all over California. 

Kern County residents seek affordable housing solutions and accountability in Housing Element update

November 6, 2023 / By
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Concerns about high rental increases, trouble finding affordable housing, and habitability issues inside homes have many residents looking forward to working alongside the County as the County looks to update its Housing Element for the years 2024-2031.