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Sheriff’s office to report on ICE access to Kern County individuals at TRUTH Act forum

November 14, 2018 / By

Next month, local advocacy groups and the Kern County Sheriff’s Office will reveal data about the local immigrant community at Kern County’s first TRUTH Act Forum.

ROUNDUP: Kern County election results

November 7, 2018 / By

Here are the unofficial Kern County election results as of 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.

21st Congressional District 

Incumbent David Valadao defeated Democratic challenger TJ Cox.

Kern County’s new ACLU office seeks to protect ‘cherished constitutional rights’

November 1, 2018 / By

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California celebrated the opening day of the new Kern County office Thursday morning with a press conference in front of the Liberty Bell in downtown Bakersfield.

Rexland Acres youth ready to kick off soccer season with new indoor field

October 27, 2018 / By

Kids in southeast Bakersfield will soon have a new soccer complex — thanks to their own advocacy.

‘We can fight back:’ Community comes together to learn how to tackle issues undocumented immigrants face in Kern County

October 18, 2018 / By
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When an immigration officer conducts a warrantless arrest, it’s usually because the person has said too much or wasn’t aware of their rights.

Raymond Gonzales, the ‘Godfather of Bakersfield Chicano Movement,’ remembered as a community hero

October 6, 2018 / By
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Before he passed, Raymond Gonzales had one request for his memorial service: that his loved ones tell the truth and speak from the heart, and that’s exactly what they did Friday morning.