The City Council’s 2023 appointments and nominations for Bakersfield’s committees started this January. Councilmember Ken Weir and Councilmember Patty Gray were not present and their appointments were not voted on.
On February 6 “Our Story,” a musical focused on uplifting Black history, will be coming to Bakersfield at the Fox Theater.
On the second anniversary of the January 6th insurrection when people stormed the capitol Public Citizen organized events across the country to show that they had not forgotten what happened.
Manpreet Kaur and Andrae Gonzales have made history in Bakersfield. Kaur is now the first Sikh woman to serve on the Bakersfield City Council and Gonzales is the first Latino Vice Mayor of Bakersfield.
With Christmas on the horizon, Orlie’s Shoe Drive team members go into the community, working with local schools to hand out new shoes.
Apple Core Project (APC) has officially opened its gates to its newly upgraded community garden on Grace Street, in North East Bakersfield.
During the Bakersfield City Council meeting on September 21, a local advocate and resident spoke before the Mayor and City Council members urging them to allocate funds towards eviction protection and rental assistance to strengthen the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) further locally.
Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented Adventist Health with a ceremonial check for $10 million to expand the AIS Cancer Center in Bakersfield on Tuesday.
Every year, there are new services that Kern County has to offer for women who are pregnant.
According to gov.ca.gov, in July, California’s unemployment rate dropped from 0.3% to 3.9%, establishing a new record low going back to the official data series that started in 1976.