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.
McFarland city officials have decided to give GEO Group another chance this week to bring in immigration detention facilities to my hometown.
The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t stop McFarland residents and neighboring communities from getting in their cars Sunday to protest the McFarland city council’s decision to hold the crucial GEO appeal hearing during a time the community can not physically gather safely.
There is a small farm working community in Kern County where essential workers risk their lives everyday by going to work amid the COVID-19 pandemic to provide the nation with the food we eat.
The Kern County Library announced it has expanded access to their digital collection to the public and extended closure of all branches during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools announced Wednesday it is following Governor Newsom’s lead, and schools will remain closed through the end of the academic school year.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kern County Library branches will be closed effective immediately at the direction of the Kern County Administrative Office and Kern County Department of Public Health.
With the temporary closure of K-12 school across Kern County in response to COVID-19, school districts are working to deliver food to the people they serve.