Posts Tagged as "Bakersfield"

Activists and residents stress the need for housing solutions in Bakersfield

September 28, 2022 / By
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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 Salas secures $10 million investment for cancer treatment center expansion

September 28, 2022 / By
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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.

The importance of the Perinatal Outreach Program during a woman’s pregnancy

September 1, 2022 / By
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Every year, there are new services that Kern County has to offer for women who are pregnant.

City of Bakersfield hosts first job fair as unemployment rates drop

September 1, 2022 / By
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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. 

Baby Cafe helps mothers overcome breastfeeding difficulties

August 22, 2022 / By
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With August being National Breastfeeding Month, it is important to be aware of some of the struggles that mothers face when it comes to breastfeeding their babies.

Community members urge BCSD to vote no on the CAAT charter school petition

August 3, 2022 / By
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Bakersfield community members attended the Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) meeting Tuesday night to oppose the Central Academy for Arts and Technology (CAAT) petition to build a charter school in downtown Bakersfield. 

Kern County reaches milestone with California High-Speed Rail construction

July 28, 2022 / By
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The high-speed rail is being stretched from Shafter to Bakersfield, which is approximately 23 miles. The High-Speed Railway will run along the BNSF railroad coming down to downtown Bakersfield and running down Edison Highway passing Tehachapi all the way to Palmdale.

Boys & Girls Club of Kern providing free lunches to the community

July 18, 2022 / By
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The Kern County chapters of the Boys & Girls Club, an organization of after-school programs, will be providing free lunch to kids 18 years and younger at their locations in Arvin, Lamont, and Bakersfield during the summer.

The City of Bakersfield and ECONorthwest plan for affordable housing

May 5, 2022 / By
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The City of Bakersfield and ECONorthwest presented a plan for increasing affordable housing in Bakersfield and had and answered questions from the community surrounding the plan. 

Leadership Council asks community to speak about housing crisis in Bakersfield

April 21, 2022 / By
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The Leadership Council released a press release asking community members to attend a community meeting for the housing crisis in Bakersfield.