The Community Emissions Reduction Program (CERP) has approved over $30 million in investments to reduce air pollution in the communities of Arvin and Lamont.
On Wednesday morning Arvin celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the Bakersfield College campus that will be built on 1001 Varsity Road across from Arvin High School.
This funding will cover incentives for replacing heavy-duty trucks, heavy-duty agriculture equipment, school buses, and other incentives to help improve the air quality.
The Federal Transit Authority has granted Arvin $2.9 million to receive two new electric buses and a renewable microgrid.
Self-Help Enterprises is currently bringing COVID relief programs to the communities of Wasco and Arvin.
These programs will be available for those affected by the pandemic to help pay their mortgage, utilities, and, beginning in April, rent assistance will be available as well.
Aunque ningún código postal o ciudad es inmune a contraer el virus el COVID-19, las comunidades rurales en el condado de Kern que son predominantemente hispanas o latinas son las más afectadas, según datos de salud pública.
Although no zip code or city is immune from contracting the COVID-19 virus, rural communities in Kern County that are predominantly Hispanic or Latino are being hit the hardest, according to public health data.
After Bakersfield College promised Arvin residents it would open a campus in 2021, BC officials told the community Tuesday it won’t finish the project for another few years.
Bakersfield High School senior Ja’Nell Gore talks about what she experiences in school as far and Black History Month and what she thinks could be done better.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!