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Kern County is one of 18 communities to benefit from State broadband project to help bridge digital divide

November 18, 2021 / By

Kern County is one of 18 locations that Governor Gavin Newson has committed to bridging the digital divide.

Kern County Board of Supervisors to consider two final redistricting draft maps for adoption

November 11, 2021 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors is nearing the end of the redistricting process, and will consider two final draft maps for adoption at a redistricting public hearing on Tuesday.

The Department of Pesticides and Regulation holding pesticide notification system webinars

November 2, 2021 / By

The Department of Pesticides and Regulation (DPR) will be conducting a series of public webinars and workshops as part of the process to develop a statewide pesticide notification system.

Parents keep children out of school to protest mask, vaccine mandates

October 20, 2021 / By

Following Governor Newsom’s October 1 announcement that the COVID-19 vaccine would be a requirement for all private and public schoolchildren, hundreds of Kern County parents kept their children from attending school to express their disproval of the mandates.

Local coalition, residents demand improved process for rental assistance

October 14, 2021 / By

A coalition of community organizations and residents held a press conference Tuesday calling on the Kern County Board of Supervisors to implement strategies to ensure residents can benefit from the Rental and Utilities Program (RUP)  in an expeditious and equitable manner. 

Board of Supervisors hold public hearing on redistricting process

September 29, 2021 / By

During Tuesday’s board meeting, the Kern County Board of Supervisors considered an item that included a presentation on final 2020 Census Data, a public hearing to receive testimonies on redistricting criteria and communities of interest, and provided direction on draft district plans.