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Final stage of 2020 Census count begins this week with home visits

August 12, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun following up this week with households in California that have not responded to the 2020 Census, which is the final stage of conducting the once-a-decade population count of everyone living in the United States.

Judge temporarily blocks GEO’s ability to turn prisons into immigration detention centers in McFaralnd

August 11, 2020 / By

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in favor of a preliminary injunction that blocks GEO Inc.’s and the City of McFarland’s ability to act on permits that would allow GEO to turn two state prisons in McFarland to immigration detention centers.

City of Delano begins installing cameras around town to assist with investigations, considers installing more at parks

August 11, 2020 / By

The City of Delano began installing surveillance cameras around town last week as a way to help the police department with investigations.

‘I am their voice’: First-time voters to uplift their voices with their ballots

August 5, 2020 / By
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Biviana Camacho, an incoming Bakersfield College freshman, will turn 18 nearly one month before the 2020 Presidential Election.

U.S. Census Bureau ends counting efforts for 2020 Census a month earlier than expected

August 4, 2020 / By

The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday it will end its counting efforts for the 2020 Census a month earlier than previously announced.

KCSO data shows drastic decrease in transfers to ICE, release notification requests

July 28, 2020 / By

Data released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at Kern County’s third annual TRUTH Act Forum, held Monday evening, showed a significant decrease in the number of transfers to Immigration Customs Enforcement and release notification requests.