Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

Immigrant rights advocates hail court ruling against ICE “knock and talk” practice

May 22, 2024 / By
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In what is considered to be a significant legal victory for immigrants, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled that the so-called “knock and talk” practice by U.S.

Petition for rent control in Delano moves forward, City might put up a competing measure

May 21, 2024 / By
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The city of Delano might become the first city in Kern County to have a rent control ordinance with a bundle of additional protections for tenants.

10-Point Plan to Beautify Bakersfield announced by Governor Newsom

May 21, 2024 / By
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As California continues to make public safety and quality of life improvements across California, Governor Gavin Newsom announced new actions to enhance beautification efforts in Bakersfield and the surrounding region; these actions will improve street safety and enrich public spaces while adding to the state programs already in place.

In rural Kern, schools embrace community concept education

May 16, 2024 / By
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“We are the hub of this community, there’s nothing out here. No grocery stores, no banks, no libraries,” said Cindy Castro, Superintendent for the Vineland School District southeast of Bakersfield. 

Opening of new Arvin college center delayed to Spring 2025

May 16, 2024 / By
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After being pushed back multiple times, the Bakersfield College Arvin Educational Center (AEC) is now set to open its doors for the Spring 2025 semester.

Kern County Board of Education adopts book policy amidst controversy

May 15, 2024 / By
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On Tuesday night, the Kern Board of Education voted unanimously — with one trustee absent — to pass the Supplementary Instructional Materials Policy, otherwise known as BP 6161.11.

Wonderful Company asks court to throw out new card check unionization law

May 13, 2024 / By
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Farming empire Wonderful Company filed a lawsuit in Kern County Superior Court Monday afternoon, claiming that the state’s new unionization card check law is illegal and should be nullified. 

Wonderful Company to file lawsuit to stop new card check law

May 13, 2024 / By
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Los Angeles-based farming empire Wonderful Company will file a lawsuit in Kern County Superior Court today that aims to nullify California’s new “card-check” law.

Larry Itliong Unity Park pays tribute to Delano’s Filipino Community

May 13, 2024 / By
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Forty-seven years after his death, the city of Delano paid tribute to the man who was a pioneer in the Filipino farm labor movement. 

Why hasn’t Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner been arrested?

May 10, 2024 / By
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When news broke that Kern County Second District Supervisor Zack Scrivner was under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting one of his four children, public reaction ranged from sadness to shock to anger.