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Community members gather to protest detainment of local activist

May 21, 2019 / By

Advocates gathered in front of the Mesa Verde Detention Facility Friday, protesting the detainment of Bakersfield College student Jose Bello.

Activist detained last year marked for deportation

May 16, 2019 / By

Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student whose detainment last year made national headlines, was detained again Wednesday and taken to Mesa Verde Detention Facility, according to a Bakersfield College professor.

Data shows ICE arrests drop in Kern; advocates remain critical of KCSO involvement

May 15, 2019 / By

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer detainees from Kern County jails in 2018 than in 2017, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

Data shows Valley Fever cases in Kern increase for the fourth year in a row

April 30, 2019 / By

The number of Valley Fever cases in Kern County has increased for the fourth year in a row, according to the Kern County Public Health Department.

‘It was the weight of humanity he carried on his shoulders’: CSUB student remembered as someone who always put others first

April 25, 2019 / By

Friends, family, professors and many more community members came together Wednesday to honor a son, classmate, student and brother and to remember the impacts he had on those around him.

How the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census could impact Kern County

April 24, 2019 / By

The San Joaquin Valley could lose hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and representation in congress if the Supreme Court votes in favor of adding the citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire.