Politics

Kern County Board of Supervisors to consider two final redistricting draft maps for adoption

11.11.2021 / By

The Kern County Board of Supervisors is nearing the end of the redistricting process, and will consider two final draft maps for adoption at a redistricting public hearing on Tuesday.

Local coalition, residents demand improved process for rental assistance

14.10.2021 / By

A coalition of community organizations and residents held a press conference Tuesday calling on the Kern County Board of Supervisors to implement strategies to ensure residents can benefit from the Rental and Utilities Program (RUP)  in an expeditious and equitable manner. 

ICE continues to transfer inmates despite COVID-19 surge in Kern County

14.09.2021 / By

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.