Politics

Judge approves temporary restraining order against city of McFarland, GEO over immigration detention center permits

15.07.2020 / By

A federal judge has approved a temporary restraining order against the City of McFarland and the GEO Group, Inc.,

Skywriting Art Project protests Immigrant Detention Centers and Mass Incarceration over Fourth of July weekend

06.07.2020 / By

As part of the nationwide “In Plain Sight” activist artwork protest, skywriting fleets left artist-created messages in the skies above Southern California detention centers, immigration courts, and other landmarks over the Fourth of July weekend. 

Despite calls to de-fund BPD, Bakersfield City adopts budget that allocates more funds to police

25.06.2020 / By

The Bakersfield City Council voted at Wednesday’s meeting to adopt a budget that many say allocates too much money to the Bakersfield Police Department.