Politics

Community organizations call to de-fund BPD, reallocate funds to services that promote equity

17.06.2020 / By

At a community budget meeting held Friday via Zoom, nearly 90 community members called to defund the Bakersfield Police Department and reallocate those funds to other community services.

Robert Forbes dies over the weekend after being struck by vehicle at protest

08.06.2020 / By

A black man struck by a car near downtown Bakersfield during a protest on Wednesday night has died, the Bakersfield Police Department confirmed.

Kern to Launch Relief Program for Small Businesses and Nonprofit Organizations Affected By COVID-19

19.05.2020 / By
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Kern County anticipates to launch the Kern Small Business Relief Program after Memorial Day weekend, County officials said Tuesday at the morning Board of Supervisors meeting.