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Attorneys hold webinars for National Fair Housing Month to educate residents on their rights as tenants

April 7, 2021 / By

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance staff held a virtual webinar Wednesday to inform residents of their rights as tenants and to educate residents on unlawful acts by landlords, such as evictions and discriminatory acts.

Electric vehicle carsharing service provides rural communities with access to affordable, rentable transportation

April 7, 2021 / By

Meet Miocar, a clean vehicle program that has the potential to make Uber and Lyft a thing of the past.

Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) offering rebates for purchasing clean vehicles

March 29, 2021 / By

Is a new vehicle in the horizon for you? You’ll want to read this if you’re looking to save some money and the environment.

LGBTQ people are disproportionately food insecure, study finds

March 24, 2021 / By

A University of California, Los Angeles study covering poverty found that childhood poverty is a key pathway into adult poverty among LGBTQ people.

Q&A: McFarland’s new police chief has a vision to establish an ethical, moral police culture and trust among community

March 17, 2021 / By

The McFarland community has had difficulty trusting the local police department; however, the new Chief of Police has plans to change that.

City officials reschedule BPD Community Collaborative presentation for future date

March 5, 2021 / By

The Bakersfield Police Department-Community Collaborative (BPD-CC) was set to present its recommendations for the Bakersfield Police Department before the city council at Wednesday’s meeting; however it was taken off agenda just hours before the meeting.