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Arvin City Council approves development of cannabis manufacturing facility

July 21, 2021 / By

The Arvin City Council unanimously approved last week the development of a cannabis manufacturing facility.

The council approved the development agreement between the City of Arvin, FSBT Holdings, and Jam Realty Holdings, the owner of the property, for the development of a commercial cannabis operation, located on South Derby Street.

Gov. Newsom Passes California Comeback Plan, Provides Statewide Relief

July 16, 2021 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom signed off on his California Comeback Plan on Monday—a $100 billion plan that is being called the “biggest economic recovery package in California’s history.”

County to hold redistricting hearings to receive input on where district lines should be drawn

July 15, 2021 / By

Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn. 

Governor expands drought emergency proclamation, now covering 50 California counties

July 9, 2021 / By

The Governor announced Thursday that California is expanding the drought emergency proclamation to include nine more counties, now covering 50 of the state’s 58 counties.

Arvin City Council begins recruitment process for new City Manager

June 29, 2021 / By

BY ERICA MURILLO

With the recent high turnover rate of Arvin City employees, the Arvin City Council discussed the need for a city manager at last week’s city council meeting.

Bakersfield City Council adopts budget despite pushback from some community members

June 18, 2021 / By

The Bakersfield City Council adopted the staff proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year at the Wednesday City Council meeting.