BY CAROLINE FARRELL
California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).
In an effort to protect “human health and the environment,” state officials issued temporary recommendations this month for growers in California regulating a pesticide commonly used in Kern County — chlorpyrifos.
Immigrants who have received public assistance may soon have a more difficult time obtaining a green card under a new rule announced by the Department of Homeland Security this week.
Just weeks before election day, the District 4 Kern County Supervisor candidates will participate in a student centered debate next month that will give voters a better idea of what their vision is for Kern County.
By Ja’Nell Gore
More than a year ago, Lyle Martin took the reigns of the Bakersfield Police Department.
By Andrew Alvarez
Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.
BY: Ja’Nell Gore
Why is every black woman so ‘angry’? Why is every black man ‘in a gang’?
Bakersfield High School senior Ja’Nell Gore talks about what she experiences in school as far and Black History Month and what she thinks could be done better.
Meet Kiyoshi Tomono and find out about his life, career and how he became the host for In the 661.
In this segment of In the 661, Jack Becker of Bike Bakersfield talks about what they are doing in Arvin to improve health outcomes!