Governor Gavin Newsom signed the farmworkers union bill, Assembly Bill 2183, which will allow farmworkers to vote for or against unionization.
Future Farmers of America (FFA) is a program meant to help students succeed in the agricultural field and McFarland High School’s FFA has been doing just that and more.
Clinica Sierra Vista celebrates National Health Center Week from August 7 to August 13, 2022 with different activities to provide awareness on the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers across America which provide contributions to underserved communities.
The 24-day march began yesterday in Delano, California at the historical landmark The Forty Acres. Their first stop will be at Richgrove, California.
On March 28, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden attended the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Naturalization Ceremony at the National Chavez Center in remembrance of Cesar Chavez 95th birthday honoring citizens and farm workers.
Agricultural workers have an elevated vulnerability for contracting COVID-19, according to a statewide survey on farmworkers’ worksite conditions during the pandemic.
Since the first COVID-19 cases were identified at Primex Farms LLC in Wasco in late June, the number of cases have continued to rise.
By Marcus Castro, South Kern Sol
Eriberto Fernandez, 30, remembers working in the fields around Delano as a child.
by STEPHANIE ESPINOZA/South Kern Sol
BAKERSFIELD– Last month a 16-year-old farmworker suffered from a heat-related illness in Kern County.