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Kern to Launch Relief Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations Affected By COVID-19

May 19, 2020 / By
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Kern County anticipates to launch the Kern Small Business Relief Program after Memorial Day weekend, County officials said Tuesday at the morning Board of Supervisors meeting.

McFarland residents protest city council’s decision to hold GEO appeal hearing during pandemic

April 20, 2020 / By
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The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop McFarland residents and neighboring communities from getting in their cars Sunday to protest the McFarland city council’s decision to hold the crucial GEO appeal hearing during a time the community can not physically gather safely. 

Kern County says it will not adopt stricter eviction moratorium

April 10, 2020 / By

The California Judicial Council announced earlier this week it will give tenants 90 days after the state of emergency is lifted to refrain from acting on legal demands to pay back rent; however, after the 90-day window, eviction proceedings will begin.

African American leaders take virtual outreach approach to inform hard-to-count population of Census during pandemic

April 8, 2020 / By

During the Census, several population groups – referred to as “hard-to-count” – are at a higher risk of not being fully counted.Some

Kern County to follow Governor’s eviction moratorium; housing advocates push for stricter eviction bans

March 30, 2020 / By

Kern County will follow Governor Gavin Newsom’s eviction moratorium announced last week, Supervisor Leticia Perez said at the press conference Monday morning.

Kern County leaders address plans for COVID-19 pandemic

March 30, 2020 / By

Kern County government, education and health leaders came together Monday morning for a press conference to discuss Kern’s upcoming COVID-19 plans to keep residents safe and healthy.