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COMMENTARY: DA prosecutors disrespect community by mocking our neighborhoods

April 30, 2021 / By

By Adeyinka Glover

I am deeply bothered by the actions of a group of current and former prosecutors of the Kern County District Attorney’s Office who believed it was okay to tour East Bakersfield in such an insensitive and nonsensical manner. 

Attorneys hold webinars for National Fair Housing Month to educate residents on their rights as tenants

April 7, 2021 / By

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance staff held a virtual webinar Wednesday to inform residents of their rights as tenants and to educate residents on unlawful acts by landlords, such as evictions and discriminatory acts.

Electric vehicle carsharing service provides rural communities with access to affordable, rentable transportation

April 7, 2021 / By

Meet Miocar, a clean vehicle program that has the potential to make Uber and Lyft a thing of the past.

Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) offering rebates for purchasing clean vehicles

March 29, 2021 / By

Is a new vehicle in the horizon for you? You’ll want to read this if you’re looking to save some money and the environment.

LGBTQ people are disproportionately food insecure, study finds

March 24, 2021 / By

A University of California, Los Angeles study covering poverty found that childhood poverty is a key pathway into adult poverty among LGBTQ people.

Q&A: McFarland’s new police chief has a vision to establish an ethical, moral police culture and trust among community

March 17, 2021 / By

The McFarland community has had difficulty trusting the local police department; however, the new Chief of Police has plans to change that.