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Assemblymember Salas secures $1 million in funding for Friendship House

August 5, 2022 / By
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Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas and the Community Action Partnership of Kern (CAPK) celebrated the $1 million in funding that the Assemblyman secured for the Friendship House Community Center.

Kern County reaches milestone with California High-Speed Rail construction

July 28, 2022 / By
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The high-speed rail is being stretched from Shafter to Bakersfield, which is approximately 23 miles. The High-Speed Railway will run along the BNSF railroad coming down to downtown Bakersfield and running down Edison Highway passing Tehachapi all the way to Palmdale.

Boys & Girls Club of Kern providing free lunches to the community

July 18, 2022 / By
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The Kern County chapters of the Boys & Girls Club, an organization of after-school programs, will be providing free lunch to kids 18 years and younger at their locations in Arvin, Lamont, and Bakersfield during the summer.

Arvin and Lamont welcome the Kiwanis Club to Southern Kern County

July 18, 2022 / By
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“To us it’s a historic moment.” Those are the words of Fredi Castrejon, the founding president of the newly established Arvin-Lamont Kiwanis Club chapter. 

Local non-profit provides free legal assistance to Kern County residents

July 8, 2022 / By
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Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance (GBLA) is a non-profit organization that offers free legal services in civil matters to low-income residents living in Kern County.

Kern to receive just over $3 million for housing and services for people experiencing mental illness, substance abuse

June 23, 2022 / By

Kern County is set to receive just over $3 million to increase housing and treatment options for those currently struggling with mental illness and substance abuse.