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Delano Mayor announces candidacy for California’s 21st Congressional District

June 17, 2021 / By

“Finally! Bryan!” was what Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio’s friends said when he was verified on Instagram shortly after he declared his candidacy for California’s 21st Congressional District. 

BPD Community Collaborative recommends use of force policies, citizens review board for department

May 21, 2021 / By

Based on community input, the Bakersfield Police Department Community Collaborative recommended to the Bakersfield City Council the department focus on officer training and education; communication and community outreach; use of force policy and oversight; and building trust and legitimacy among the community.

Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio announces bid for Congress

May 12, 2021 / By

Delano Mayor Bryan Osorio announced his bid for Congress in California’s 21st Congressional District Wednesday morning.

Housing advocate raises awareness of tenant rights during pandemic before funding ends next month

May 11, 2021 / By

Emma De La Rosa grew up in public housing apartments off of Edison Highway and Oswell.

People’s Budget Bako calls for the City to divest from police, invest into the community

May 10, 2021 / By

People’s Budget Bakersfield called to divest from the Bakersfield Police Department at a press conference Wednesday evening before the Bakersfield City Council meeting. 

COMMENTARY: DA prosecutors disrespect community by mocking our neighborhoods

April 30, 2021 / By

By Adeyinka Glover

I am deeply bothered by the actions of a group of current and former prosecutors of the Kern County District Attorney’s Office who believed it was okay to tour East Bakersfield in such an insensitive and nonsensical manner.