The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its 2020 Census Outreach Campaign Monday morning outside the Beale Memorial Library, with a goal to raise awareness and educate the community on the count.
BY EMMA GALLEGOS
Addressing homelessness, building sports fields and parks, and reinvesting in a long-range community redevelopment plan were just a few of the suggestions a group of city staffers pitched Monday to Bakersfield’s sales tax oversight committee.
Saturday was an emotional day for Marissa Barrera. Her brother Michael, who was killed by a police officer in 2017, was on her mind all day.
The Mesa Verde ICE Detention Center is going to remain open for at least another year, according to a contract between the GEO Inc., the contractor for Mesa Verde and the Department of Homeland Security.
California Senator Melissa Hurtado was sworn into office Friday — International Women’s Day— in South High’s auditorium in front of politicians, community members, students and teachers.
BY: Emma Gallegos for South Kern Sol
When Tracy Correa Lopez decided to apply for a spot on the Measure N Citizens’ Oversight Committee, she figured she would make a good candidate.