Jose Bello, a Bakersfield College student whose detainment last year made national headlines, was detained again Wednesday and taken to Mesa Verde Detention Facility, according to a Bakersfield College professor.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer detainees from Kern County jails in 2018 than in 2017, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
KCSO Chief Deputy Tyson Davis said during the Truth Act Forum Monday ICE arrests dropped by 23 percent in 2018.
The San Joaquin Valley could lose hundreds of millions of dollars in funding and representation in congress if the Supreme Court votes in favor of adding the citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire.
The Kern County Grand Jury released a report Wednesday recommending the Bakersfield City Council hold random drawings to choose Measure N Oversight Committee members.
The Bakersfield Museum of Art is showcasing the art of Gustavo Godoy, a Los Angeles based artist whose work stems from concepts of social systems, labor and construction.
The Kern Complete Count Committee launched its 2020 Census Outreach Campaign Monday morning outside the Beale Memorial Library, with a goal to raise awareness and educate the community on the count.