Delano became the first city in Kern County to declare itself a sanctuary city after the city council voted to approve a resolution at the Aug.
Local immigration activist Jose Bello, who made national headlines after being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement twice, has been released from ICE custody after NFL players paid his bail, the American Civil Liberties Union reports.
A group of Delano students expressed dissatisfaction at a school board meeting with with a policy that prohibits students from participating in sports for a year when transferring schools.
The Secretary of the State of California promised at a census regional meeting in Bakersfield Wednesday to fight to keep information provided in the 2020 Census confidential in secure.
Featured photo: Heaven Sanders stands with Ester Valdez.
For years, Heaven Sanders lived homeless.
Some nights, the Bakersfield High freshman would stay at a Union Avenue motel with her mother as a parade of seedy strangers visited.
Jose Mireles and his wife, Diana, have lived in Lamont for decades. Throughout their time living in the rural community, they have had multiple family members stay with them due to a lack of affordable housing.