As Kern County faces a rise in COVID cases and reaches ICU bed capacity, ICE is putting the lives of detained immigrants and residents in danger because of their decision to transfer inmates during the pandemic.
On Aug. 18, the McFarland City Council unanimously voted to keep the Western Region Detention Facility in San Diego from closing.
As a result of this vote, many community members are angry with this decision because it is said the Western Region Detention Facility in San Diego detains immigrants who enter illegally.
For the second time in California history, a recall attempt against the Governor of California qualified for the ballot.
A recall petition must be signed by enough registered voters to equal 12 percent of the turnout in the last election.
Because of its antiquated state, Arvin Police Chief Eddie Brock and the city staff requested a proposal for the construction of a new police facility.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed off on his California Comeback Plan on Monday—a $100 billion plan that is being called the “biggest economic recovery package in California’s history.”
Kern County is holding a series of redistricting hearings beginning Monday to receive public input from community members on where district lines should be drawn.