There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has affected education in more ways than one. Schools all across the country were closed, and teaching transitioned to online.
The California Department of Public Health confirmed Sunday two more deaths in Kern County, totaling to 31 COVID-19 related deaths.
Kern County anticipates to launch the Kern Small Business Relief Program after Memorial Day weekend, County officials said Tuesday at the morning Board of Supervisors meeting.
Updated 5/19/20 at 4:00pmDuring the Kern County Board of Supervisors afternoon meeting, all five supervisors voted unanimously in favor of supporting the re-opening of Kern County businesses according to stage 2 guidelines.
Almost two weeks have passed since the release of all women detainees from the Mesa Verde ICE Processing Center in Bakersfield on May 7th.Notified
As part of the California’s Immigrant Assistance Program, the UFW Foundation on Monday began helping provide financial assistance to undocumented immigrants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to an outbreak in nursing facilities, the Kern County Public Health Department announced Thursday at a press conference it has put together a COVID-19 testing program for nursing facility staff and residents that will go into effect Friday.
Mother’s Day in a global pandemic doesn’t quite fit the mood suited to honor the amazing woman who brought us into this world.With
BY UCEDRAH OSBY
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting everyone in Kern County, and our leaders need to do everything they can to mitigate the spread of this virus, including protecting the incarcerated and formerly incarcerated population in our region.
It’s common for children to be territorial of their parent’s time and affection. Children often fight for their parents’ attention, but children with parents who are essential workers — nurses, grocery store workers, farmworkers, first responders — can’t do that right now.