Hundreds of people gathered outside the McFarland Veteran Memorial Hall last Tuesday to attend the City Planning Commission meeting, where people were set to discuss the possibility of expanding city permits to its immigrant detention capabilities.
Featured photo: Dolores Huerta, center, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union leads the third annual Women’s March of Kern County Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Bakersfield, California.
Hundreds of people joined State officials from Governor Gavin Newsom’s office Tuesday for a six-hour long Board of Supervisors meeting, where the Board discussed the economic impact State regulations regarding the oil and gas industry would have on Kern County.
Supporters of the oil and gas industry, elected officials, environmental justice advocates, education leaders and local law enforcement officers filled the Board of Supervisors chamber at 1 p.m.
The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up its national recruiting efforts to hire part-time census takers for the 2020 Census.
Kern County residents have just a few more days to take the County’s community survey, seeking input on a future business plan.
As part of a five-day statewide strike protesting Kaiser Permanente’s mental healthcare system, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses and other healthcare professionals of the medical group in Bakersfield are raising awareness this week of the need for more mental health resources.