Arvin’s electric busses and the city’s progress towards air monitoring

November 9, 2021 / By

Arvin’s air monitoring has been a primary goal of Assembly Bill 617 (AB 617), a community air protection program to help the most severely impacted communities with air pollution.

Houseless individuals speak out against Kern’s proposed ordinance that bans encampments

November 9, 2021 / By

In October 2021, Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to set a hearing for a new ordinance that would make it illegal for individuals to camp and store belongings in many public areas.

Delano healthcare worker shares story on working through pandemic, COVID vaccine

October 28, 2021 / By

Elizabeth Gamboa, 24, was born and raised in Delano and has always had a passion for helping people while being in the medical field.

Local coalition, residents demand improved process for rental assistance

October 14, 2021 / By

A coalition of community organizations and residents held a press conference Tuesday calling on the Kern County Board of Supervisors to implement strategies to ensure residents can benefit from the Rental and Utilities Program (RUP)  in an expeditious and equitable manner. 

Save A Life Today (SALT) – Stomp Out Suicide

September 29, 2021 / By

Save A Life Today (SALT) is a nonprofit organization in Kern County that helps raise funds for suicide prevention and to assist those bereaved by suicide. 

Board of Supervisors hold public hearing on redistricting process

September 29, 2021 / By

During Tuesday’s board meeting, the Kern County Board of Supervisors considered an item that included a presentation on final 2020 Census Data, a public hearing to receive testimonies on redistricting criteria and communities of interest, and provided direction on draft district plans.