Dr. Rosanna Esparza is a proud Chicana with a Mexican heritage, a visible activist for tangible change in local and global politics, and a collaborator for the project: “Faces of Fracking.”
Governor Gavin Newsom announced his appointments to the first Racial Equity Commission for the State. Among his appointments is Bakersfield’s local, Traco Matthews.
On Wednesday, April 26th, Californians from the Central Valley region gathered on the California State Capitol lawn to advocate for issues affecting the valley as part of the 2023 Equity on the Mall event.
Thanks to the rain Kern County saw this weekend, the skies are clear, for now; however, blue skies seem to be a rarity in Kern.
Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.