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Local students advocating for Punjabi to be recognized on 2020 Census questionnaire

June 14, 2019 / By
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Local students involved in the Sikh Honors and Service Society are working to get the Punjabi language recognized on the 2020 Census.

Delano has first town hall in more than 40 years with Congressman TJ Cox

June 11, 2019 / By
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Congressman TJ Cox visited Kern County Saturday for a town hall in Delano — a city that hasn’t had a town hall with a representative in more than 40 years.

Bakersfield Police Department discusses protocol for use of deadly force at community event

May 29, 2019 / By

The sound of a gun shot rang out from speakers as a screen showed Walter Scott fall to the ground – dead.

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.