Posts Tagged as "Kern County"

Activists and residents stress the need for housing solutions in Bakersfield

September 28, 2022 / By
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During the Bakersfield City Council meeting on September 21, a local advocate and resident spoke before the Mayor and City Council members urging them to allocate funds towards eviction protection and rental assistance to strengthen the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) further locally. 

Dolores Huerta Foundation and other organizations host a candidate forum

September 22, 2022 / By
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The Dolores Huerta Foundation and several other organizations held a candidate forum with Ward 3 candidates Boyd Binninger and Zeferino Barron, and District 3 Board of supervisors candidate Brian Smith.

Officials speak about high illiteracy rates in Kern County

September 16, 2022 / By
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Every year during the spring semester all schools around Kern County take assessments to determine whether a student is meeting their reading standards or not.  

CCAC celebrates the grand opening of the Bakersfield office location

September 13, 2022 / By
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The Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC) — an organization that provides education and direct services emphasizing the prevention and management of asthma — celebrated the grand opening of its new Bakersfield office location on Friday.

Community organizations will be hosting a candidate forum

September 12, 2022 / By
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The Dolores Huerta Foundation and a collaboration of other organizations are hosting a candidate forum 6:00 p.m

Fresno State’s Parent University program brings free online classes to local parents

September 12, 2022 / By
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California State University Fresno is partnering with local school districts in California, including the Arvin Union School District, to bring free online classes to parents.

It’s okay to ask for help: Health professionals discuss the rise in teen depression

September 9, 2022 / By
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As the world attempts to return to a sense of normalcy after the pandemic, the shift is not that easy for some teens.

Kern County school officials comment on California teacher shortage

September 8, 2022 / By
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As students have made their way back to the classroom and met their new teachers this school year, Kern County faces an important issue — its lack of teachers.

California lawmakers approve 3200ft setbacks for new and existing wells

September 6, 2022 / By and
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On August 31, Senate Bill (SB) 1137, a bill that will prevent new permits for oil and gas drilling within a 3,200-feet comprehensive health and safety zone, was voted 25-10 by Senators to advance to the Governor’s desk. 

California enters state of emergency due to extreme heat

September 1, 2022 / By
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As of August 31, California is in a “state of emergency” due to extreme heat according to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office.